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Home Health - Primary Care Clinician - RN

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  • JOB TYPE: Full Time
  • JOB LEVEL: All Levels
  • TRAVEL: Home Health & Hospice Only

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Benefits

  • Healthcare

    Medical, dental, vision, life insurance

  • Paid Time Off

    Holidays, sick days, leaves of absence

  • Continuing Education

    Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development

  • Corporate Discount and Perks

    Exclusive pricing and discounts at a variety of retailers

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Responsibilities

Job ID SCAH-2007718 Date Posted 07/31/2020 Location Modesto, California Schedule/Shift Full Time/ Variable
Position Overview:
Under the supervision of the Clinical Manager, the Primary Care Clinician (PCC) is an experienced RN who is responsible for the overall management of approximately 25 patients including the provision of direct care with a designated visit productivity standard.  This position plans, organizes, and directs all patient care services for patients in the assigned caseload in accordance with current standards and regulations, ensuring the optimal degree of quality care is maintained.  Responsible for coordinating the interdisciplinary team to implement the established plan of patient care and ensuring effective management of visit utilization and control of expenses.  May assist in agency wide orientation, competency evaluations and consultation to clinical staff related to specific expertise as requested by Clinical Manager.
The Primary Care Clinician reports directly to the Clinical Manager as do the other members of the interdisciplinary team.  The Primary Care Clinician may give functional guidance to Team RNs, LVNs, PTs, OTs, SLPs, MSWs, RDs and HHAs.


Qualifications:
Education
RN graduate from an accredited curriculum. Bachelor’s degree in nursing or health related field preferred.

Licensure
Current California RN license; valid California driver’s license; current auto insurance; current BCLS/CPR certification.

Experience
One year of professional experience in an acute or similar setting required. One year of experience in a home health and/or hospice position preferred. Direct patient care experience within the past five years required.

Knowledge

Thorough understanding of home care and/or hospice services, Title XXII, Medicare Conditions of Participation, JCAHO home health and/or hospice accreditation requirements, QI outcomes/benchmarking, infection control; good understanding of reimbursement patterns for Medicare and other payors; good working understanding of budget and other financial reports. Clinical competency that meets and exceeds testing levels on a regular basis.

Special Skills/Equipment:
Self-starter with a high degree of initiative, motivation, flexibility, energy and creativity. Ability to form harmonious working relationships with internal and external customers. Demonstrated leadership and negotiation skills and the ability to manage resources for patient care in a cost effective manner. Excellent collaborative and problem solving skills with customers and management. Ability to exercise independent sound judgment in planning and providing patient care. Demonstrated ability in physical, psychosocial, and environmental assessment skills and in implementing plan of treatment. Excellent organizational skills. With appropriate training, demonstrates an ability to competently work with the computerized documentation tools and systems of the organization. Access to a reliable automobile.

Must be able to meet company productivity standards as indicated by organization and manager.
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 strategic and operating objectives and to effectively solve unique problems as they arise or identify when to consult supervisor. Must be able to deal with challenging work environment with time demands and occasional conflicting priorities. Maintain a positive and professional image and demonstrate self-directed learning to meet professional development and/or license requirements. Is responsible for maintaining all required licensure and certifications. At orientation and annually thereafter, must be able to meet Sutter VNA & Hospice core competencies for position and area of specialty, as appropriate.



Organization: Sutter Care at Home
Employee Status: Regular
Benefits: Yes
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Variable
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: Rotating
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80 hours

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans

This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.

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