Dignity Health Home Health promotes the mission and values of Dignity Health, a vibrant, national health care system known for service, chosen for clinical excellence, standing in partnership with patients, employees and physicians. We seek to improve the health of all communities served. With three locations along the beautiful Central Coast of California, we provide quality care to patients in the home setting from San Luis Obispo County to Northern Santa Barbara County. We have offices in Atascadero, Santa Maria and Lompoc, meeting care needs of the diverse communities. Dignity Health Home Health is a Medicare Certified, State licensed agency that earned deemed-status accreditation by The Joint Commission. Our community based palliative care program was recently certified by the Joint Commission. We proudly serve patients in various stages of life on their health journey.
The Home Health Skilled Nurse will work together with a multi-disciplinary team to provide care, identify care needs, goals and outcomes, and increase independence for our patients and their families. Home Skilled Nurses specialize in providing care in a home setting for patients with a variety of care needs and acuities by examining and evaluating the patient to develop and execute a plan of care in collaboration with the physician.
Home health Skilled Nurses will have the ability to work autonomously, and participate in care coordination with the treatment team, physicians, and referral sources. The Skilled Nurse will work with patients, their families and the care team to achieve recovery and to re-engage the patient with their community.
At least one year of acute hospital experience Home health experience preferred Demonstrates ability to work within a case-managed model of patient-care delivery. Demonstrates proficient intermediate nursing skills and specialty skills. Demonstrates a caring, compassionate attitude toward others. Ability and willingness to actively participate in agency task forces and committees. Demonstrates ability to organize and prioritize work efficiently. Demonstrates clear, effective written and oral English skills, and objective, active listening skills. Reacts calmly and efficiently in emergencies. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with others across all agency departments. Ability to achieve results for the organization with and through people, utilizing creative and innovative solutions and conflict management problem-solving skills. Certifications:Current CPR certification; current California driver?s license with proof of liability insurance for automobile. Current California Registered Nurse license.
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