Rady Children's Hospital San Diego (RN) Registered Nurse - Home Care-46037 in San Diego, California

(RN) Registered Nurse - Home Care-46037

Job ID 4 Date posted 04/16/2018 Schedule Part-Time Shift Regular

Rady Children's Home Care provides comprehensive services for newborns, infants, children, adolescents and young adult patients. Experienced pediatric acute care nurses are invited to apply. We will also consider experienced pediatric hospice and palliative care RNs. The Rady Children's Home Care RN typically provides care to 4 patients per day and works with a high functioning multi-disciplinary team with a great morale.

JOB SUMMARY:

From an in-home and community setting, evaluates patient medical needs, current functional status, level of care required in the home, and the ability of the HomeCare staff and caregiver to provide safe and appropriate care in cooperation with the physician and family. Provides assessment, education, and acute nursing care for infant, pediatric, adolescent, caregivers, and young adults in the home setting during intermittent visits. Functions as a pediatric home health resource in all areas of nursing practice and regulatory requirements. Exhibits a comprehensive, intuitive grasp of clinical situations and utilizes all resources to achieve patient care, department and organizational outcomes. Able to identify limitations of self and/or other clinical staff and access additional resources, as needed. Requires a commitment to patient/family, development of self and team, and the acquisition of new skills/knowledge.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate's Degree or Nursing Diploma

  • One year of acute pediatric experience

  • Current California RN License

  • Current BLS/CPR certification (Issued by American Heart Association)

  • Microsoft Office and electronic EMR expertise

  • Keyboard and computer navigation proficiency

  • Valid California driver's license

  • Proof of Auto Insurance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Acute Care Pediatrics &/or Home Care

  • Three years of experience

  • Certified Public Health Nurse

  • Certified Lactation Educator

  • Professional nursing certification

  • Knowledge of VAD care, home care procedures/equipment

  • Bilingual English/Spanish