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After Hours Nurse - Home Health and Hospice (On Call)

Company: NorthBay Health
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

At NorthBay Healthcare the After Hours Nurse has the responsibility, accountability, and the authority to deliver safe, effective, quality, excellent nursing care according to the philosophy and goals/objectives of the Department of Nursing. - The RN, utilizing the Jean Watson's Theory of Caring, the Relationship Based Care, and the NorthBay's professional nursing practice model assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care for all patients assigned to his/her care. Works under the supervision of the Manager. - Responsible for responding to after-hours phone calls initiated by the physician and/or patient/caregiver, Managers, and Administrator On Call. -Provides or coordinates the appropriate level of care for home care and hospice during other than regular business hours. Care is provided according to the specific physiologic, developmental and psychosocial needs of the patient. - Supports the mission, vision, values and expectation of excellence of the organization. - Education: -

  • Graduate from accredited school of nursing.
  • Minimal nursing degree of BSN level required. - - - Licensure/Certification: -
    • Valid and current RN license by the State of California.
    • Current AHA or AHA equivalent BLS.
    • Current California driver's license valid and unrestricted. -
    • Access to operating automobile with adequate insurance coverage at or exceeding the limits set by the Risk Management Department. Experience: -
      • One year of work related experience as a registered nurse in home care, or 2-5 years in medical-surgical nursing. -
      • Hospice or experience with terminally ill patients preferred. Skills: -
        • Good assessment and patient care skills. -
        • Ability to work well as a team member. -
        • IV skills, experience with pain management and symptom control preferred.
        • Proficient written, verbal, and electronic communication skills in the English language.
        • Must demonstrate and maintain current knowledge and skill in providing appropriate care for patients in the following age groups: - Geriatric and Adult. Interpersonal Skills: -
          • The NorthBay Way is a set of value-based behaviors that are to be consistently demonstrated and role modeled by all employees that work at NorthBay Healthcare.
          • The NorthBay Way principles consist of Caring, Communication, Collaboration, and Competence. -
          • Effective human relations skills, capable of communicating with others in a kind, courteous, and professional manner. - Demonstrated sound clinical judgment. #northbay

Keywords: NorthBay Health, Fairfield , After Hours Nurse - Home Health and Hospice (On Call), Healthcare , Fairfield, California

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