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

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Job ID SCAH-2011834 Date Posted 08/12/2020 Location Yuba City, California Schedule/Shift Full Time/ Day
Position Overview:
The Preceptor position is responsible for the one to one training and oversight of new clinicians (as well as existing staff members) and the essential functions of their position. This includes, but is not limited to, assessment, evaluation and coaching of clinical staff that provide direct care in the patient's home environment.  The preceptor provides direct guidance to the staff relating to clinical practice development, education, quality performance improvement and clinical integration at the point of care level, usually in the form of joint patient visits. The Preceptor is a role model for the execution of the SCAH model of care to new and existing employees. This includes not only clinical practice models, but those of productivity and time management fundamentals in the provision of care in the home.  The Preceptor models the shared principles within all SCAH services lines and Integrated Care Management program. The Preceptor is well versed in evidenced based practices and assists new hires and existing staff in performing their roles to the best of their abilities. The Preceptor is expected to be able to onboard new staff members to all the requirements and standards of their job within a designated timeframe. The Preceptor partners with Leadership to improve clinical and operational performance. This position requires a working knowledge of Medicare Conditions of Participation for home health care, California Department of Health Title XXII regulations, home care accreditation standards, HIPAA regulations in addition to knowledge of population with advanced illness care needs.
The Preceptor will provide direct patient care as business and precepting needs dictate.

Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent education/experience required.
  • Successful experience in mentoring &/or teaching role(s) required
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing effective interpersonal communication, organizational and priority-setting skills required
  • Strong clinical background in Home Health, palliative care, chronic illness management or hospice care, advance care planning and other care management concepts required
Licensures and Certifications:
  • Driver License, Valid and in State - DL NUMBER required
  • Automobile Insurance – INSURANCE required
  • Registered Nurse - State Licensure - RN required
  • Basic Life Support Certification – BLS required
Skills and Knowledge:
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of current regulatory and accreditation requirements in Home Health Care and the business line in which precepting will occur
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated use of conceptual, analytical, and problem solving skills in a complex environment
  • Tact, diplomacy, and ability to work with individuals in all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to work with confidential information
  • Demonstrated ability  to interact positively with diverse groups/teams
  • Comfort in use of Microsoft office; basic skills in calendaring, spreadsheets, word documents
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive issues, conflict with or among others, respectively direct and reinforce staff efforts
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work, and to effectively solve unique problems as they arise or identify when to consult with supervisor
  • Must be able to deal with a challenging work environment from time demands and conflicting priorities
  • Ability to maintain a positive and professional image at all times
  • Demonstrate self-directed learning to meet professional development and/or license requirements
At orientation and annually thereafter, must be able to meet 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: Day
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: Other
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

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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