Home Health Nurse II in Martinez

Full-time @Kaiser Permanente in Healthcare
  • Martinez, California View on Map
  • Apply Before : September 30, 2022

Job Description

Join healthcare leader Kaiser Permanente as Home Health Nurse II in Martinez. Read role and responsibility to apply Kaiser Permanente is careers in Martinez California.


Position : Home Health Nurse II

Location :  Martinez, California

Job Type : Full-time

Job details:

Description: Job Summary:
Provides age-appropriate skilled nursing care to patients in their place of residence in accordance with agency policy and procedure and state and federal regulations. Teaches the patient/family disease process and self-care needs. Monitors physiological state to determine an appropriate level of safety and comfort. Provides services requiring nursing skills in accordance with the plan of care. Develops and coordinates the plan of care and provides case management. Performs duties consistent with the nursing practice act that includes the standards of competent performance including Title 16, Chapter 14, Section 144.3 of the California Code of Regulations.
Essential Responsibilities:

Provision of Care
Provides the initial all system nursing assessment prior to the provision of care.
Initiates the plan of care and necessary revisions including obtaining written physician orders for changes.
Provides care and services in accordance with the plan of care.
Performs assessment/data collection in an on-going systematic manner, focusing on physiologic, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual and cognitive status; also nutrition, pain, patient/family education, family involvement and patient advocacy.
Provides ongoing periodic all system assessment of the patient and the patient’s equipment needs.
Initiates preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedure (Home Health).
Initiates timely discharges based on goals.
Educates and instructs the patient, patient’s family or other staff as required.
Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
Supervises and teaches LVN’s and HHA’s as required for patient care.
Provides nursing care through all phases of care taking into consideration age and developmental needs.
Documentation and Communication
Documents all care, interventions and care coordination per law, regulation and agency policy.
Notifies the patient’s attending MD, Podiatrist and other professional persons and responsible staff of significant changes in the patient’s condition in a timely manner.
Assists in coordinating all services provided.
Consults with other health professionals when needed.
Planning, Organizing and Productivity
Effectively plans and organizes work assignment, manages and sets competitive priorities, and completes work assignments with a minimum of direct supervision per agency policy and within established time frames.
Adheres to the services policy and principles of the Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program.
Supervises Home Health aides and LVNs according to law, regulation and agency policy.
Professional Behavior
Behaves in a courteous professional manner with patients, health professionals and maintain patient confidentiality.
Acts as a patient advocate in utilizing Medicare, MediCal, Health Plan and community resources.
Participates in Departmental Quality Assurance activities and Utilization Review activities as requested.
Selects and attends education programs to keep current in area of practice.
Utilizes new knowledge and skills.
Participates in in-service programs.
Annually prepares realistic professional goals and reviews their progress with Supervisor.
Perform other related duties as necessary.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
The job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Basic Qualifications: Experience

Minimum two (2) years applicable registered nurse experience within the last five (5) years, as determined by the Employer, of which at least six (6) months must be home health experience within a hospital-based or community based home health agency.
High School Diploma/GED.Graduate from an approved school of professional nursing (AA, Diploma, or BSN) License, Certification, Registration Registered Nurse License (California)
Driver’s License (California)
Basic Life Support
Additional Requirements:
Knowledge of the nursing processCommitment to Service OrientationEffective written and oral communication skills (in English)Good interpersonal skillsAlso refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement. Preferred Qualifications:
Computer literate preferredExperience in automated clinical information systems preferred.Oncology, hospice or care of terminally ill experience preferred if working within the Hospice Department.


Other Details

Primary Location: California,Martinez,Martinez Hacienda Medical Offices

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Shift: Day
Workdays: Week 1: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Week 2: Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat Week3: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Working Hours Start: 08:30 AM

Working Hours End: 05:00 PM

Job Schedule: Full-time

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group/Union Affiliation: A10|NNU|California Nurse’s Association

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Department: Martinez Hacienda Med Offices – Home Health – 0201

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.


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