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Home Care Nurse- Per Diem

San Diego, California
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Job ID 5541 Date posted 03/29/2021 Schedule Per Diem Shift Rotating Department Clinical Services; Nursing

POSITION DETAILS:

Schedule: Rotating, 8 hour shifts

FTE: Per Diem, schedule will depend on the needs of the department

Rady Children's Home Care provides comprehensive services for newborns, infants, children, adolescents and young adult patients. Experienced pediatric acute care nurses are invited to apply. We will also consider experienced pediatric hospice and palliative care RNs.


The Rady Children's Home Care RN typically provides care to 4 patients per day and works with a high functioning multi-disciplinary team with a great morale. 

JOB SUMMARY:

From an in-home and community setting, evaluates patient medical needs, current functional status, level of care required in the home, and the ability of the HomeCare staff and caregiver to provide safe and appropriate care in cooperation with the physician and the family. Provides assessment, education, and acute nursing care for infant, pediatric, adolescent, caregivers, and young adults in the home setting during intermittent visits. Functions as a pediatric home health resource in all areas of nursing practice and regulatory requirements. Exhibits a comprehensive, intuitive grasp of clinical situations and utilizes all resources to achieve patient care, department and organizational outcomes. Able to identify limitations of self and/or other clinical staff and access additional resources, as needed. Requires a commitment to patient/family, development of self and team, and the acquisition of new skills/knowledge.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


Associate's Degree or Nursing Diploma

One year of acute pediatric experience

Current California RN License

Current BLS for Healthcare Providers, issued by AHA

Microsoft Office and electronic EMR expertise

Keyboard and computer navigation proficiency

Valid California Driver's License

Proof of Auto Insurance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:


Bachelor's Degree in Acute Care Pediatrics &/or Home Care


Three years of experience

Certified Public Health Nurse

Certified Lactation Educator

Professional nursing certification

Knowledge of VAD care, home care procedures/equipment

Bilingual English/Spanish

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