UC Davis Health, Home Care Services
Sacramento, CA, United States

Salary Range (Annual Salary)

$132,000 - $177,000


This position is responsible for the care of Home-Based Palliative Care patients and associated activities.

Registered Nurses in the Home Care Services department at UC Davis Medical Center provide care to adult and pediatric patients with a variety of health care needs including post-operative, medical, palliative and end-of-life care. Patient conditions include both acute and chronic conditions spanning across many care specialty areas and age ranges.

The HH RN 2 identifies and implements nursing interventions and evaluates results for a wide variety of patient populations, directs and acts as resource to other members of the nursing team as assigned and promotes compliance and support for policies. The primary responsibilities for this position consist of providing total, comprehensive, continuous and patient centered care which includes: assessing, documenting, planning, implementing, teaching, developing, and evaluating a comprehensive nursing plan of care; delivering direct patient care; ensuring patient satisfaction; training and delegating duties; and adhering to University policies and procedures as well as federal, state and local regulations.

Autonomous nursing care is the ability of a nurse to assess and provide nursing actions as appropriate for patient care populations based on competence, professional expertise, and knowledge. The nurse is expected to practice autonomously consistent with ANA Standards of Practice and Professional Performance. Independent judgment is expected to be exercised within the context of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to patient care.

Provides direct patient care to a diversified patient population. Applies knowledge, experience and judgment to determine the importance of a situation, set priorities, and use abstract thought to evaluate clinical situations. Participates in patient and staff education. Demonstrates leadership skills. Demonstrates accountability for own practices as defined by the Nurse Practice Act.

Required Qualifications

•At least 1 year of recent RN experience in Home Health or Hospice Case Management and evidence of palliative care or hospice education or 3 years of recent RN experience in palliative care

•Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
•Possession of a current California RN license.
•Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
•Knowledge of current trends in nursing.
•Commitment to excellence in patient care.
•Effective interpersonal skills.
•Demonstrates accountability and professionalism.
•Adapts to change in a positive, professional and productive manner.
•Knowledge of legal implications in clinical practice and documentation.
•Knowledge of performance improvement and evidence-based practice.
•Basic computer skills.
•CPR Certification.

Preferred Qualifications
•Case Management
•Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse certification


Attn: Stacey Magee
E-mail: slmagee@ucdavis.edu
Phone: (916) 734-2458

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