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RN, Wound Ostomy Continence, Home Health, Full Time 40 hours, Days

La Mesa, California

A critical member of our health care delivery team, KP Care at Home (KPCAH) clinicians help our members when they are at their most vulnerable. In this role, you’ll practice positive, compassionate care — working efficiently and safely. You’ll have the chance to immediately apply learnings to patient treatment while offering solutions to issues instead of contributing to issues. Our clinicians embody the KPCAH vision of providing world-class, high-quality care and support in the comfort of a familiar environment. This is an opportunity to show that you’re an effective healer, a highly adaptable team player, and an individual of impeccable integrity.

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Job Level: Individual Contributor
  • Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Success Profile

We’re looking for Care at Home clinicians who possess the following traits.

  • Adaptable
  • Collaborative
  • Problem-Solver
  • Team Player
  • Sincere
  • Responsible

Benefits

Our compensation and benefits are designed to help you and your family stay healthy and thrive in and beyond work.

  • Medical, Vision & Dental

  • Compensation

  • Retirement Plans

  • Professional Development

  • Vacation, Holiday & Sick Leave

  • Health & Wellness Programs

  • Work-Life Balance

Our Culture

Our values, who we are and what we stand for, are represented by three core pillars:

Commitment – We are deeply committed to our members, their health, dignity, safety, and their choice to receive care and support in their home.

Compassion – We provide compassionate care to our patients who need services, are recovering, or have chosen to age with dignity in their home.

Comfort – We take seriously our responsibility to comfort our patients and support their caregivers to safeguard the quality of life of our patients.

Professional Development

When you join our KPCAH clinician team, you’ll have many paths open to you to grow your skills and your career. Here are just a few:

  • If you have an aptitude for training colleagues, you could grow into a role as a preceptor and eventually as a Staff Educator.
  • If you’re interested in project management, performance improvement, or operational oversight, you could pursue opportunities as a Regional Consultant, Clinical Supervisor, or Quality Coordinator.
  • If you have subject matter expertise in specialty care areas such as Wound Care and Telehealth, you could elevate your practice and share your expertise as a Regional Practice Leader.
  • We aim to grow our clinicians to be leaders in their field. As such, we offer ongoing opportunities for specialized training and certifications that include, but are not limited to, Wound Treatment Associate (WTA) Certification, Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) Certification, Lean Six Sigma Certification through Kaiser Permanente’s Improvement Advisor Program.

What our Employees Say

Carlos

RN

I started my nursing career in 2010, at the time I did not know anything about hospice or palliative care. I can tell you now that working as a hospice nurse has been one of the best decisions I have made in my life — I wouldn’t change it in a million years. I have been very blessed to be able to care for my patients and family members throughout these difficult times during the end-of-life process. As a hospice nurse, I appreciate that being able to treat them as family is something that aligns with the Kaiser Permanente core values.

Becky

PT, Riverside

It’s humbling to be able to work with people during some of their toughest days. Being a home health physical therapist for Kaiser Permanente gives me opportunities to connect with members and their family to improve their mobility. It is a rewarding experience to be able to help someone improve their overall health at home.

Jennifer

PTA, Riverside

I’m proud to assist patients in a unique setting within Kaiser Permanente health care — at a patient’s home. I can work with them in their own environment to address their specific needs during their physical rehabilitation. Being a part of Kaiser Permanente’s home care rehab team that delivers the highest quality care and compassion is an honor and I look forward to the rest of my career here.

Ali

PT, San Diego

I love being a part of the dedicated team at KP Care at Home. We’re a home health agency that exemplifies the high-quality care our communities deserve. We pride ourselves on extending Kaiser Permanente's incredible care into the home and to optimize recovery in one's comfortable surroundings. As a caring and compassionate person, KP Care at Home has supported me in being the best for my patients.

Michelle

LVN

Having been in health care for over 17 years in the home care setting, one thing that stands out in working for KP Care at Home is the ability to grow within the team. I love being able to hone in and master your skills and building such a great support system with colleagues. Teamwork is what makes an entity function like a well-oiled machine, and I’m proud to say that we have that in this team.

RN, Wound Ostomy Continence, Home Health, Full Time 40 hours, Days

Primary Location La Mesa, California Job Number 1187489 Date posted 10/18/2023
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Essential Responsibilities:



  • Provides follow-up and interventions to patients diagnosed with ostomies, draining wounds, fistulae, or skin breakdown secondary to pressure, incontinence, venous hypertension, arterial insufficiency, trauma, surgery or diabetic neuropathy and other related skin issues.

  • Provides direct patient care counseling of individuals anticipating surgery which may result in the creation of a stoma, individualized instruction for those who have an abdominal stoma for the diversion of stool or urine, or assessment and treatment recommendations for the above stated skin breakdown conditions.  Assists patient through continuum of care for management of related issues.  Evaluates new and currently used products for ostomy, continence and wound care.  Makes recommendations to patients in obtaining related products.

  • Assesses individual patient needs and goals, and provides educational programs to physicians, nursing, and other paramedical professionals on ostomy/wound care management and self-care education.  Conducts continuing educational programs for physicians and nursing personnel. This helps provide current standards of practice for ostomy patients.  Provides patient/family teaching and education regarding ostomy/wound care and self-management.


Basic Qualifications:

Experience


  • Minimum 1 year previous clinical nursing experience as a Registered Nurse in caring for patients with abdominal stomas, draining wounds, fistulas, and pressure sores ulcers.
     


Education


  • Bachelors Degree

  • Completion of an accredited Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nursing (WOCN) program.
     


License, Certification, Registration


  • Registered Nurse License (California)



  • Wound Care Nurse Certificate from Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board



  • Ostomy Care Nurse Certificate from Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board



  • Basic Life Support
     


Additional Requirements:


  • Demonstrated knowledge of pediatric and adult patient teaching principles.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary and integumentary systems including pathophysiology.

  • Effective communication skills.

  • Fine motor dexterity.

  • Certified Continence Nurse (CCCN) may be required as specified by department

  • CCCN required

Primary Location: California,La Mesa,La Mesa Administration Building Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 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: B23|AFSCME|KPMWON-WOCNs Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: San Diego Admin Offices 1 - Home Health - 0801 Pay Range: $59.6 - $73.3 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

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. Submit Interest

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