Hospice After Hours Visit Nurse (RN)

  • Sutter Health
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Nov 12, 2020
Full time Health Care

Job Description

**Position Overview:** The After Hours Visit Nurse provides skilled nursing services specific to the needs of the patient, including instruction and evaluation in the home, in alignment with SCAH, mission, goals and objectives, after normal business hours (5:00pm to 8:00am) under physician direction. The After Hours Visit Nurse works with and receives visit instructions from Hospice Partners On-Call. The After Hours Visit Nurse is responsible for obtaining any supplemental physician orders that may be necessary to provide care for the patient. The After Hours Visit Nurse is accountable for ensuring that the plan of care is implemented following professional standards of care and agency specific protocols, and for monitoring and updating the Work Flow process in HCHB. **Qualifications:** **Education / Licensure / Certification** RN graduate from an accredited curriculum - required Bachelor's degree in nursing or health related field - preferred Registered Nurse - State Licensure, RN - required BLS - required Driver License, Valid and in State DL number - required Automobile Insurance - required **_**Additional Requirements_** + Travel; Daily to patient homes, meetings, training, etc. + On-Call / standby; per location rotation guidelines + PM or weekend shift; job is After Hours - 5 pm - 8 am **Experience** Minimum one year of acute medical experience - required Direct patient care experience within the past five years - required Home Health or Hospice experience - preferred **Skills and Knowledge** Must have the ability to function independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team; ability to exercise independent, sound nursing judgment in planning and providing patient care Exhibits knowledge of patho-physiology and accepted treatment protocols for common hospice diagnoses. Participation in a training program for Hospice volunteers or coursework in death and dying/hospice care is preferred Must be able to handle sensitive issues, conflict with or among others, respectively direct and reinforce staff efforts; effectively plan and organize and prioritize work, think critically to both effectively plan and organize department operations consistent with Sutter Care at Home’s **Organization:** Sutter Care at Home **Employee Status:** Regular **Benefits:** Yes **Position Status:** Non-Exempt **Union:** No **Job Shift:** Night **Shift Hours:** 15 Hour Shift **Days of the Week Scheduled:** Other **Weekend Requirements:** Every Other Weekend **Schedule:** Full Time **Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** 105 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.