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Clinic RN

Company: Gary and Mary West PACE
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWhy Work for Gary and Mary West PACE? Because you desire work/life balance and have a passion to make a difference in the lives of North County seniors and their families!You will receive generous pay and a benefits program focused on your health and wellness that includes 10 paid holidays, 3 weeks of PTO, a 5% employer-match to our 403b retirement program, and no on-call time.Because we encourage professional development and support all staff to expand their skillset, providing an annual education allowance.You will be part of a distinct company culture where work feels like family and collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team environment where you are appreciated and valued.Come do your best work where your contribution matters!About PACEPhilanthropists Gary and Mary West founded West Health with the mission of enabling seniors to successfully age in place with access to high-quality, affordable health and support services that preserve and protect their dignity, quality of life, and independence. The Gary and Mary West PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly), affiliated with West Health (www.westhealth.org), is a new non-profit that delivers medical, social, and behavioral services to the frail elderly to the North County of San Diego. This PACE center will be entrepreneurial in nature and will focus on innovations and bringing new processes to the traditional PACE environment.We're looking for passionate healthcare providers who want to be part of a team dedicated to enable seniors to live in their communities as independently as possible by providing compassionate, comprehensive health and supportive care.One Team One MissionJob descriptionThe Gary and Mary West PACE (GMWP) Clinic RN is responsible for coordinating and providing direct and indirect nursing care to participants at the center as well as a participant's home, working in close coordination with the PACE Physician, clinic staff, and other interdisciplinary teams (IDT) members to manage ongoing care, complex clinical situations, and to support the operation of the GMWP primary care clinic. The Clinic RN also collaborates effectively with colleagues and stakeholders to promote the GMWP values, team culture, and mission.

Essential Functions

Conduct Clinic Nursing assessments to determine the nursing care needs, preferences, and goals of the participants and actively participate in IDT meetings to develop participant care plans.Visit participant's homes to deliver the nursing intervention. This is one of an integral part of the job descriptionDeliver and document nursing interventions as agreed upon in the participants' care plans including but not limited to maintaining a healthy and safe environment, promptly and accurately responding to physician orders, and correctly administering medications, and performing ordered tests and treatments.Remain alert to pertinent input from other team members, participants, and caregivers and update the IDT promptly of any changes in participants' condition or medical status.Work with the PACE Physician and other members of the IDT to manage smooth care transitions between settings (hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home, etc.).Instruct the participant, family, and caregivers regarding the disease process, self-care techniques, and prevention strategies.In coordination with the Marketing Team, support enrollment of prospective participants into the program.Participate in end-of-life care coordination and support.Provide backup coverage to other GMWP nursing functions.Complete all required documentation in a timely and accurate manner.Protect privacy and maintain the confidentiality of all company procedures and information about employees, participants and families.Follow GMWP policies and procedures and participate in any required Quality Improvement activities, staff training and meetingsParticipate in rotating night and weekend callOther duties as assigned

Education and Certification

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; Bachelor of Science (BSN) preferredUnencumbered California Registered Nurse (RN) LicenseCurrent Basic Life Support (BLS) / First Aid Certification required

Skills & Experience

Minimum of two years of nursing experience in a clinical setting with a frail or elderly population.Nursing knowledge and skills are necessary to treat frail, elderly participants and manage complex clinical situations.Highly motivated, self-directed, able to execute tasks in a quickly changing environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations.Excellent clinical, organizational, and communication skills in settings with seniors,their families and interdisciplinary team members.Experience and competency working with people from diverse backgrounds.Commitment to unlocking the full potential of our most vulnerable seniors.Bilingual Spanish-English preferred.

Medical Clearance

Employees must have medical clearance for communicable diseases and up-to-date immunizations before having direct participant contact. Job offers are contingent upon a successful pre-employment drug screen, background check, and physical assessment.

Job offers are contingent upon a successful pre-employment drug screen, background check, and health screen. COVID-19 vaccination required. Must have a valid California Driver License and proof of auto insurance.

Gary and Mary West PACE provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, military and veteran status, age, physical and mental disability, genetic characteristics, gender, gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation or any other considerations made unlawful by applicable state or local laws.

Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: Gary and Mary West PACE, San Marcos , Clinic RN, Healthcare , San Marcos, California

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