RN - Home Based Care in San Diego, CA at Scripps Home Health Care

Date Posted: 8/10/2019

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    9619 Chesapeake Drive
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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.

You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

Scripps Home Health Care has a rich history of providing quality Home Health care in the San Diego community, for the past 25 years. Our caring and compassionate professional team of nurses, therapists and other staff provides personalized attention and cost-effective care, allowing over 7,800 patients each year to remain as independent as possible.

The Registered Nurse in Home Health is a Visit Nurse position, responsible for caring for patients across San Diego County. Scripps Health visit Nurses provide direct patient care in the home setting. You will work collaboratively with patient case managers and all members of the interdisciplinary team including physicians, and other internal and external customers to ensure optimum patient care, evaluate patient’s eligibility for services, and initiate patient-specific Plan of Care.

In addition to having strong clinical skills, this is an ideal role for an RN that has solid time management and organizational skills. Nurses are provided a laptop to complete documentation at the point of care. You will have a minimum of 5 – 6 visits per day, with patients 18 years and older.

This is a Full-Time (80 hours per pay period), 10.25 hours, EVENING shift position, with a varied work schedule including coverage every 3rd weekend. Mileage is reimbursed.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Current RN License in the state of California
  • AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
  • One year acute care or two years SNF experience.
  • Fluent knowledge of spoken and written English.
  • Working knowledge of state and federal Home Care regulations and standards.
  • Proven ability to utilize a problem solving process and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, proven leadership ability, demonstrated time management skills.
  • Adapts readily to ongoing changes in the health care environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BSN or PHN
  • Previous experience in Home Health
  • Experience using Netsmart Homecare

Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.