RN - Capitol Hill Home Health & Hospice Telephonic Office Based Charge Nurse (24 Hrs Wk, Seattle)
Posted on: October 19, 2019
Kaiser Permanente Washington is currently seeking a Home Health and
Hospice Charge Nurse to--support our fantastic Home Health and
Hospice Team.-- This role is--based on Capitol Hill in Seattle,
This is a fully office-based position working (3) days per week
from 8:00am - 5:00pm, for a total of (24) hours per week.-- There
is weekend rotation among the Charge team which is just one weekend
per month. (Weekend Premium pay applies!)
Your knowledge of Home Health and/or Hospice, along with your quick
problem-solving ability will serve you well as you support our
Visiting Home Health and Hospice RN's in the field.-- (Charge Pay
applies to all hours worked!)----
While prior leadership experience is preferred, it is not a
requirement.-- Your abilities and actions in the way of--your
specialty knowledge and--communication style, your
pro-active/positive-minded and supportive team approach, will be
what's needed to succeed in this--role. Provides comprehensive
skilled nursing care and services to patients in the home setting.
Works on an interdisciplinary team to provide care in the home
health, palliative care and hospice programs. Accountable for the
assessment, development of plan of care, education and consultation
related to pain and symptom management as well as adjustment to
changes in health status. Plans for the return of patient care to
primary Health Care providers as indicated.
- Communicates and collaborates with other interdisplinary team
members and with the patient family in planning and implementing
care. Records accurate and pertinent data in the electronic medical
record in a timely manner, according to documentation guidelines.
Adheres to KFHPW infection control, safety, hazardous waste,
universal precautions, and CPR standards.
- Provides nursing interventions requiring substantial and
specialized nursing skill, and initiates appropriate preventive and
rehabilitative nursing procedures. Follows through the plan of care
as developed to: provide appropriate instruction to
patient/caregiver about health care, disease management and
adjustment to illness; direct and supervise the care and services
of LPN and HHA in the home setting; perform treatments; instruct
patients/families in self care activities and home safety; and
competently perform skills/tasks per plan of care. This includes
pain and symptom management in the home. Performs skilled
procedures to include injections, dressings, catheter insertion and
care, colostomy and trachiotomy, central line IVcareand blood
draws. Identifies educational needs. Instructs patient according to
the plan of care. Provides care and case management with
- Identifies own learning needs, including those related to
age-specific populations and participates in educational efforts to
meet those needs. Participates in the following: staff orientation;
self and colleague/team performance reviews; and activities related
to quality care and cost saving measures. Adheres to KFHPW
personnel policies and maintains a high standard of professional
work habits. Demonstrates an appearance consistent with KFHPW dress
- Assesses patient need for care and communicates with other
health care providers appropriately and in a timely manner.
Collects data relevant to visit throughout the duration of care.
Develops and initiates the plan of care based on assessment.
Communicates and collaborates with medical doctor(s) to establish
plan of care.
- Evaluates patient response to care through timely assessment,
communication and observation. Modifies plan of care through
assessement based upon patient and care systems response.Basic
- Minimum two (2) years of experience as Registered Nurse in
medical surgical, home health or hospice.Education
- Associate's degree in nursing from an accredited
program.License, Certification, Registration
- Current Washington State Registered Nurse license is required
by date of hire/transfer.
- Washington State driver's license with proof of insurance is
required by date of hire/transfer.
- Demonstrated experience providing care planning within a
community setting (continuum of care).
- Ability to work independently.
- Ability to transfer / position patients as needs require.
- Basic laptop skills including MS Office Suite.
- Customer service skills.
- Horizon for home care system experience.--
- Bachelor's degree in nursing or a related health care
field.Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed
to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation,
national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information,
other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or
any other protected status.External hires must pass a background
check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or
conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner
consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local
ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los
Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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