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Providence RN - Home Health (South Bay/Long Beach) *Up to $10K Hiring Bonus* in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Staff Nurse Home Health (RN) (Full-Time/Day Shift) at Providence Little Company Of Mary Home Health. This position will be traveling to see patients in the South Bay and/or Long Beach areas.

$10K Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begins on your first day of employment.

We are seeking a Staff Nurse Home Health (RN) - a professional nurse who will apply the nursing process to develop and execute an age-appropriate plan of care for assigned home care/hospice patients by coordinating the interdisciplinary team to implement and/or update the patient plan of care according to assessment findings.

In this position you will:

  • Implement and maintain established department, unit, administrative, and clinical policies/procedures for patient care, safety, and infection control

  • Participate in improving organizational performance activities as assigned

  • Conduct initial and ongoing patient assessment with attention to the patient's physical, emotional, psychosocial, functional, home environment, and spiritual needs

  • Develop and implement individualized plan of care for each patient

  • Develop and teach individualized patient education according to assessed learning needs

  • Provide care to patients in the home and consults with other specialists as indicated

  • Assess each patient's clinical condition per unit/dept standards and report changes as appropriate

  • Administer prescribed medications and treatments according to physician orders and/or approved protocols

  • Collaborate and communicate with other personnel and physicians to optimize patient care according to the plan of care

  • Coordinate and provide the necessary equipment/supplies needed for patient care

  • Document in a clear, concise, and organized manner to ensure the accuracy of the medical record to include updating the patient plan of care and medication profile

  • Provide direction to team members to coordinate care of assigned patients and problem-solve patient care issues

  • Assist patient/family in discharge planning and continuity of care after home health, i.e., how/where to obtain supplies, services from community resources, outpatient clinics

  • Orient and educate new employees and students as assigned

  • Prepare patients for scheduled procedures and assists physicians as needed

  • Demonstrate sensitivity to each patient's comfort, safety, and privacy needs

  • Activate the chain of command and to follow through on complaints, incidents, ethical concerns, or unusual occurrences

  • Participate in meetings, case conferences, educational events, license/certification renewals, and professional associations as appropriate to nursing specialty

Required qualifications:

  • MOAB I within 30 to 150 days of hire

  • Current California Licensed Registered Nurse

  • Current BLS HCP Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) - CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer accepted on hire until card expiration date

  • Current California Driver License

  • 1 year professional nursing experience

  • Experience in cardiac care (for Staff on the Cardiac team

  • 1 year experience in Maternal and Child Nursing (for Staff on the Maternal and Child team)

About the home health ministry you will serve:

As an integral part of the respected Providence Health & Services for over 25 years, our highly skilled healthcare professionals provide a full range of home health and clinical specialty programs to patients experiencing an illness, hospitalization or surgery or, for those receiving treatment for a chronic or acute illness. Providence Home Health embraces everyone from new mothers and their babies to the elderly with chronic health problems.

Our team of health care professionals starts with the patient and his or her physician and may include: registered nurses; certified home health aides; social workers; physical, occupational and speech therapists. Our specialty care includes patient assessment and monitoring; beside protime monitoring; IV therapy; total parenteral nutrition; gastric feeding tube (G-Tube) for long-term enteral nutrition; V.A.C. therapy used to promote healing in acute or chronic wounds, fight infection and enhance healing of burns; pain management; injections; and ostomy management. From same-day referrals and a smooth transition from hospital to home, to attentive follow-up and communication with your own doctor, we provide care and support for you every step of the way to help restore your health to its fullest potential. Our goal is to equip our patients with the education and resources needed to regain and maintain good health.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: P350026
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Patient Care (Non-Acute)
Job Function: Clinical Care
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Nursing
Address: CA Torrance 5315 Torrance Blvd

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.