Home Care Nurse- Per DiemSan Diego, California
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.
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.
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
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