Registered Nurse (Home Infusion - Home Health)
Company: Sutter Care at Home
Posted on: April 30, 2021
On any given day, Sutter Care at Home (SCAH) touches the lives
of thousands of individuals by bringing health care directly to our
patient's home - where most people chose to receive their care.
Sutter Care at Home is one of the largest not-for-profit home
health care and hospice agencies in Northern California. Founded in
1906, SCAH is committed to compassion and excellence through home
health care, hospice, home medical equipment and respiratory care,
home infusion therapy, private and geriatric care, Lifeline medical
alert services and community flu and wellness programs. Serving
more than 150,000 patients in 23 counties each year, Sutter Care at
Home clinicians partner with our patients for better health.
Through competitive wages and benefits, flexible schedules,
innovative care models, new technologies, and tuition reimbursement
- Sutter Care at Home strives to be your "employer of choice."
Sutter Care at Home is the home health care and hospice
affiliate of Sutter Health, one of the nation's largest
not-for-profit health care systems.
The Infusion Team Nurse provides skilled nursing services
specific to the needs of infusion patients, including instruction
and evaluation in the home, to a designated group of patients under
physician direction. The Infusion Team Nurse is accountable to the
Infusion Team Leader for ensuring that the plan of care is
implemented following professional standards of care and agency
Education\:RN graduate from an accredited curriculum. Bachelor’s
degree in nursing or health related field preferred.
Licensure\:Current California RN license; valid California drivers
license with proof of current auto insurance; current BCLS/CPR
certification. CRNI (Certified Registered Nurse in Infusion)
preferred.Experience\:One year experience in an acute care setting
required; experience with infusion therapy is strongly preferred.
One year of experience in a home health position preferred,
preferably in infusion therapy. Direct patient care experience
within the past five years required.Knowledge\:Basic knowledge of
infusion services and infusion clinical standards of care and
practice. Must have the ability to function independently and as a
member of an interdisciplinary team; ability to exercise
independent, sound nursing judgment in planning and providing
patient care. Exhibits knowledge of patho-physiology and accepted
treatment protocols for infusion home care diagnoses. Knowledge of
safety and infection control principles in relationship to infusion
therapy. Knowledge of state and federal home care regulatory
guidelines preferred.Special Skills/Equipment\:Infusion,
phlebotomy/venipuncture experienced and trained. Chemotherapy
trained is preferred. Current California RN license. Valid
California driver’s license and access to a reliable automobile
with proof of liability insurance. Demonstrated clinical assessment
skills in relationship to infusion therapy. Ability to recognize
the special needs of infusion patients and others in the home.
Ability to communicate with patients and significant others in an
effective, mature, caring manner. Ability to problem solve during
after hours on-call coverage via phone triage. Ability to determine
via phone triage when a nurse needs to make an unscheduled home
visit to a patient. Ability to maintain harmonious constructive
relationships with internal and external customers. Demonstrated
effective written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to
recognize unsafe or emergency situations and act appropriately.
Must be able to meet company productivity standards as indicated by
organization and manager. Must be able to handle sensitive issues,
conflict with or among others, respectively direct and reinforce
staff efforts; effectively plan and organize and prioritize work,
think critically to both effectively plan and organize department
operations consistent with Sutter Care at Home’s strategic and
operating objectives and to effectively solve unique problems as
they arise or identify when to consult supervisor. Maintain a
positive and professional image and demonstrate self-directed
learning to meet professional development and/or license
requirements. Responsible for maintaining all required licensure
and certifications. Must have reliable transportation.
Primary Location: California-East Bay-Alameda
Organization: Sutter Care at Home
Employee Status: Regular
Posting Type: All Applications Accepted
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Job shift: Day
Shift Hours- 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: Rotating
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status,
sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex,
gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin
(including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals
who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age,
medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or
protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or
perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical
condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made
unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screening.
Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be
considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal,
state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San
Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
Keywords: Sutter Care at Home, Alameda , Registered Nurse (Home Infusion - Home Health), Other , Alameda, California
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