Department Description The Home Care Services Department comprises the Home Health, Hospice, and Palliative Care Programs. These programs offer patients the opportunity to received skilled nursing care in the comfort of their home. Home care nurses work collaboratively in an interprofessional team environment to provide the highest level of patient-centered care focused on supporting patients goals. Job SummaryFinal Filing Date : 11/29/2019Salary Range : $57.73 to $77.68 Salary Frequency : HourlyAppointment Type : CareerPercentage of Time : 100%Shift Hour : 8 hoursLocation : VariesCity : VariesUnion Representation : YesBenefits Eligible : Yes We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY ResponsibilitiesRegistered Nurses in the Home Care Services department at UC Davis Medical Center provide care to adult and pediatric patients with a variety of health care needs including post-operative, medical, palliative and end-of-life care. Patient conditions include both acute and chronic conditions spanning across many care specialty areas and age ranges. Provides direct patient care to a diversified patient population. Applies knowledge, experience and judgment to determine the importance of a situation, set priorities, and use abstract thought to evaluate clinical situations. Participates in patient and staff education. Demonstrates leadership skills. Demonstrates accountability for own practices as defined by the Nurse Practice Act. Required Qualifications
At least 1 year of recent home health, hospice or home-based palliative care RN experience.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
Possession of a current California RN license.
Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
Knowledge of current trends in nursing.
Commitment to excellence in patient care.
Effective interpersonal skills.
Demonstrates accountability and professionalism.
Adapts to change in a positive, professional and productive manner.
Knowledge of legal implications in clinical practice and documentation.
Knowledge of performance improvement and evidence-based practice.
Basic computer skills.
References reflect an overall meets or exceeds.
Must be able to speak well enough to communicate over the telephone and hear well enough to take vital signs.
Must be able to travel to patients homes.
Must have valid California drivers license and must participate in the DMV pull notice system.
Some restricted vacation due to program needs is possible.
Ability to work evening, on-call, weekends, holidays and overtime as defined by the collective bargaining agreements. Will act as relief night charge nurse on occasion.
Ability to safely lift 25 lbs. and assist in moving patients, and stand on feet over extended periods.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
EEOThe University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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