Providence Home Based Acute Care RN in Olympia, Washington
Providence is calling a Home Based Acute Care RN (1.0 FTE, Days) to work in Hospital Admin G And A at PSCS Divisional Services in the Olympia, WA area.
The Home Based Acute Care RN works with the Home-Based Acute Care (HBAC) Command Center, and on orders of the physician is accountable for home-based direct care for patients enrolled in the HBAC program. Care is provided according to the individualized needs of the patient, following the nursing process and in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. This care is provided to a diverse adult population of medically acute patients in their home environment.
In this position you will:
Collects assessment data in collaboration with the Home-Based Acute Care (HBAC) Command Center, including present condition, past history, physical, spiritual and psychosocial information. Incorporates data from multiple sources, including other healthcare team members, patient, family and/or caregiver.
Utilizing the nursing process and using critical thinking skills, develops, reviews and revises an individual care plan within the time frame identified in documentation standards. Establishes expected outcomes that are measurable and objective. Collaborates with the HBAC Command Center in development of the care plan.
Facilitates learning by fostering a learning environment. Teaches and counsels the patient and caregivers regarding nursing care and other related problems of the patient in the home.
Manages a caseload of patients, including patients requiring a broad spectrum of care while maintaining flexibility in assignments based on patient acuity and timelines for admission.
Delivers patient care based on pathophysiology and nursing principles. Performs technical skills with accuracy and efficiency and according to department standards. Establishes and adjusts priorities based on patient acuity and changing clinical situations.
Documents complete and accurate information on all appropriate chart forms. Reports to HBAC Command Center in a concise, accurate manner. Participates in interdisciplinary rounds.
Required qualifications for this position include:
1 year of acute or long term care experience
Education sufficient for licensure
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Washington
Current Driver's license and have access to daily use of an insured, reliable vehicle
Current BLS (Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider) or ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) required within 30 days of hire
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
1 year of Medical/surgical experience in an acute care setting
Bachelor's degree in Nursing
Recent Home Health experience
Point of Care experience
About the department you will serve.
Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.
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Job Category: Home Health Nursing
Other Location(s): Washington-Olympia
Req ID: 289176