By the Bay Health set the standard for hospice in the U.S. by emphasizing the role of the patient in making important medical decisions. Our spectrum of home-based services now includes Skilled Home Health Care, Palliative Care, Adult Hospice Care and Pediatric Care. Our team approach strives to address practical, social, emotional and spiritual aspects of care, with the goal to maximize quality of life for our patients, caregivers and families.
By the Bay Health is currently seeking a registered nurse to serve as Team Nurse based out of our San Francisco office. This person will be responsible for providing coverage for Nurse Case Managers to cover patient/staffing needs in coordination with Team Leaders. The ideal candidate will have finely tuned assessment skills and be knowledgeable about Hospice care best practices.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
- Assume primary responsibility for a patient/family using the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient/family needs, goals and interventions.
- Coordinate all patient/family services and prioritization of needs with the members of the transdisciplinary team.
- Use a case management approach and refer to other services as needed.
- Coordinate the implementation of the plan of care and insure care coordination and case management for each patient.
- As applicable, apply specific criteria for admission and re-certification to hospice care to establish appropriate levels of care and patient’s eligibility.
- One year experience as a professional nurse in the past three years or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing.
- Experience in acute care/ home health and/or hospice setting preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
- Current license as a registered professional nurse in the State of California.
- Public Health Nursing certification highly desirable.
- HPNA certification preferred.
- Current California Driver’s License and automobile insurance that meets State of California requirements, if driving a car.
This full-time position offers competitive pay, generous benefits and a supportive work environment as well as a $5000 sign on bonus.
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