• Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (RN) - Home Health

    Job ID 2018-1385
    Job Locations
    US-CA-Palm Desert
    Category
    Clinical
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Brand
    Healthy Living at Home
  • Who We Are

    Healthy Living at Home - Palm Desert, LLC is in search for a professional and caring Wound Ostomy Continence Registered Nurse to provide case management, assessment, evaluation, direction and care to our Home Health patients in the greater Palm Desert, CA metropolitan area.

    What You'll Do

    The Wound Ostomy Continence Registered Nurse (RN) will specialize in wound care treatment to patients in home health settings.


    Essential Job Functions



    • The Wound Ostomy Continence Registered Nurse completes an initial assessment of patient and family to determine home care needs.

    • Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).

    • Regularly re-evaluates patient nursing needs.

    • Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change.

    • Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.

    • Develops a care plan, which establishes goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative nursing actions. Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.

    • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.

    • Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician.

    • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.

    • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan of care.

    Who You Are


    • Holds unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) License

    • Graduate of National League for Nursing (NLN) accredited school of nursing

    • Minimum of one (1) year Registered Nurse experience

    • Minimum of one (1) year Home Health experience

    • Possess and maintain a current CPR certification

    • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order

    • Be self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision

    • Demonstrates excellent observation, problem-solving, verbal and written communication skills; nursing skills per competency checklist

    • Show ability to organize and prioritize workload independently

    • Prolonged or considerable walking or standing. Able to lift, position, or transfer patients

    • Able to lift supplies and equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, or crouching.

    • Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills.


    To apply, send resume to: mcontreras@healthylivingnet.com


    To apply, send resume to: mcontreras@healthylivingnet.com

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