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Registered Nurse, PACE

Company: Family Health Centers of San Diego
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Impact Lives, Impact CommunityFamily Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) is passionate about providing exceptional health care to all, especially underserved communities with limited health care options. Founded by a Latina grandmother/community advocate over 50 years ago in Barrio Logan, FHCSD has grown into one of the largest community health systems in the country. With over 62 sites, over 227,000 patients, and over 417,000 visits last year, we provide a wide variety of health care and outreach services to a very diverse patient population. We are proud of our mission, our lasting community impact, and the cultural and individual diversity of our staff.Job RolesManage the initial assessment for potential PACE participants to include home visits to support environmental and physical assessments.Ensure coordination and completion of reassessments every 6 months with 1:1 at PACE Multipurpose Center and/or at participant's home for assigned case load.Act as a liaison between the participants and the interdisciplinary team members.Provide individual health education on the disease process to include verbal and written hand-outs for their reference.Document any activities encountered between the participant, families, caregivers, contracted providers, hospitals, SNF, and other facilities working together with PACE for participant's well-being in accordance with PACE policies, procedures, and all regulatory requirements and laws.Ensure implementation and compliance of participant care as per provider's order.Respond to medical emergencies and take the lead in management of the situation as indicated.Screen and triage participants as needed.Document all nursing care on the day service is rendered while adhering to established guidelines related to medical care provision.Monitor, administer, and record ordered medications.Participate as an active member of the interdisciplinary team to assess the nursing need of the participants.Maintain acceptable standards of nursing care based on regulatory requirements.Perform other duties as assigned.Education/Certifications/Licenses/RegistrationsCurrent California state licensure as a Registered Nurse.Current American Heart Association healthcare provider CPR (BLS), or Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support, or Advance Resuscitation Training.Ability and means to travel as needed in a timely manner within San Diego County, to locations that may have limited access to public transportation; proof of liability and property damage insurance on vehicle used is required. DRIVER REQUIREMENTS: Age 21; Licensed for a minimum of 3 years; No violations and/or accidents within 3 years; No vehicle related suspensions/reinstatements; No DUI, reckless or felony Driving within 7 years.Experience/Specialized skills (including Language)1-3 years of experience working with the older adult population required.1-3 years of experience in managed care setting to include utilization or case management in an ambulatory or inpatient setting preferred.Knowledge of the older adult population health care issues.Knowledge of and ability to perform clinic-based/or hospital-based/or home-based nursing tasks.Ability to work effectively in a team environment.Ability to participate collaboratively with multi-disciplinary care team.Ability to work effectively with participants from diverse social, cultural and economic groups,Must be able to multi-task, be flexible, ensure accuracy, and meet changing priorities in a fast-paced, high workload environment.Basic computer literacy to comply with department needs and expectations (i.e., E-HR documentation, obtaining background information and reports, following up on appointments, etc.).Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.Physical Requirements/Working EnvironmentBending (neck): OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Bending (waist): OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Carrying 0 - 10 lbs: OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Carrying 11 - 25 lbs: OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Carrying 25 - 50 lbs: RARELY (0-1 HRS)Carrying 51 - 75 lbs: NEVERCarrying 75 lbs: NEVERClimbing (ladder): NEVERClimbing (stairs): RARELY (0-1 HRS)Driving: To drive from one clinic or another, or in the community: REGULAR DRIVING (MORE THAN 3 DAYS/PER WEEK)Exposure to blood borne pathogens and biohazards: YESExposure to dust, gas, fumes, or chemicals: Routine Disinfecting Chemicals; office suppliesFine manipulation: FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)Kneeling: FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)Lifting 0 - 10 lbs: OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Lifting 11 - 25 lbs: OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Lifting 25 - 50 lbs: RARELY (0-1 HRS)Lifting 51 - 75 lbs: NEVERLifting over 75 lbs: NEVERPower Grasping: OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Pulling 0 - 10 lbs: OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Pulling 11 - 25 lbs: OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Pulling 25 - 50 lbs: RARELY (0-1 HRS)Pulling 51 - 75 lbs: NEVERPulling over 75 lbs: NEVERPushing 0 - 10 lbs: RARELY (0-1 HRS)Pushing 11 - 25 lb: RARELY (0-1 HRS)Pushing 25 - 50 lbs: NEVERPushing 51 - 75 lbs: NEVERPushing over 75 lbs: NEVERReaching (above shoulder level): FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)Reaching (below shoulder level): FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)Repetitive use of hand: FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)Simple Grasping: FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)Sitting: FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)Standing: FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)Twisting: OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Use of Personal Protective Equipment: YesWalking: FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)Working around equipment and machinery: Office equipmentAges of Patients Served: Older Adults

Keywords: Family Health Centers of San Diego, San Diego , Registered Nurse, PACE, Healthcare , San Diego, California

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