Registered Nurse, Primary Care Home Health RN
Company: Sutter Health
Posted on: May 8, 2022
Under the supervision of the Clinical Manager, the Primary Care
Clinician (PCC) is an experienced RN who is responsible for the
overall management of approximately 25 patients including the
provision of direct care with a designated visit productivity
standard. This position plans, organizes, and directs all patient
care services for patients in the assigned caseload in accordance
with current standards and regulations, ensuring the optimal degree
of quality care is maintained. Responsible for coordinating the
interdisciplinary team to implement the established plan of patient
care and ensuring effective management of visit utilization and
control of expenses. May assist in agency wide orientation,
competency evaluations and consultation to clinical staff related
to specific expertise as requested by Clinical Manager.
The Primary Care Clinician reports directly to the Clinical Manager
as do the other members of the interdisciplinary team. The Primary
Care Clinician may give functional guidance to Team RNs, LVNs, PTs,
OTs, SLPs, MSWs, RDs and HHAs.
RN graduate from an accredited curriculum. Bachelor's degree in
nursing or health related field preferred.
Current California RN license; valid California driver's license;
current auto insurance; current BCLS/CPR certification.
One year of professional experience in an acute or similar setting
required. One year of experience in a home health and/or hospice
position preferred. Direct patient care experience within the past
five years required.
Thorough understanding of home care and/or hospice services, Title
XXII, Medicare Conditions of Participation, JCAHO home health
and/or hospice accreditation requirements, QI
outcomes/benchmarking, infection control; good understanding of
reimbursement patterns for Medicare and other payors; good working
understanding of budget and other financial reports. Clinical
competency that meets and exceeds testing levels on a regular
Self-starter with a high degree of initiative, motivation,
flexibility, energy and creativity. Ability to form harmonious
working relationships with internal and external customers.
Demonstrated leadership and negotiation skills and the ability to
manage resources for patient care in a cost effective manner.
Excellent collaborative and problem solving skills with customers
and management. Ability to exercise independent sound judgment in
planning and providing patient care. Demonstrated ability in
physical, psychosocial, and environmental assessment skills and in
implementing plan of treatment. Excellent organizational skills.
With appropriate training, demonstrates an ability to competently
work with the computerized documentation tools and systems of the
organization. Access to a reliable automobile.
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. Must be able to deal with
challenging work environment with time demands and occasional
conflicting priorities. Maintain a positive and professional image
and demonstrate self-directed learning to meet professional
development and/or license requirements. Is responsible for
maintaining all required licensure and certifications. At
orientation and annually thereafter, must be able to meet Sutter
VNA & Hospice core competencies for position and area of specialty,
Organization:Sutter Care at Home
Employee Status: Regular
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours:8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled:Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: Other
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:80
Applications Accepted:All Applications Accepted
Schedule/Shift: Full Time/ Day
Keywords: Sutter Health, Salinas , Registered Nurse, Primary Care Home Health RN, Healthcare , Soledad, California
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