Welcome to Hi-Desert Medical Center, where youâ��ll benefit from:
â�¢A 59-bed acute primary care facility offering you and your family first-rate health care close to home
â�¢A wide range of quality inpatient and outpatient diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitation services, home health and hospice services, and a variety of community outreach programs
â�¢A dedicated team of quality, caring, health care professionals
Key Result Areas
The employee demonstrates accuracy, and reliability, and assumes responsibility for the quality of work performed.
Follows Tenet rules and regulations maintaining appropriate licensure, certification, and authorization required for employment.
Follows all infection control regulations and uses standard precautions appropriately.
Uses proper body mechanics and safety equipment. Performs duties in a safe manner.
Follows all safety, fire and disaster regulations. Is knowledgeable about hazardous materials and Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for chemicals used in the work area.
Reports safety hazards and injuries immediately to supervisor.
The employee works independently and requests assistance/direction when needed.
Assumes responsibility for a clear and orderly work area.
Dresses appropriately for work assignment as per dress code.
The employee makes good use of time and resources, and completes works assignments.
Appropriately and consistently uses the time keeping system and completes corrections in a timely manner.
Performs work in a cost efficient method. Uses Tenet resources appropriately.
Meets or exceeds Tenet rules on attendance and tardiness.
The employee meets or exceeds customer service expectations.
The employee pursues appropriate training opportunities to learn job related skills, policies and procedures.
High School graduate
Current CA RN license
Responsible for Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and Facility Safety Program for residents and staff. Insures compliance with all State and Federal licensing regulations. Promotes adherence to the organizational customer service culture.
Knowledge of Hi-Desert Medical Center distinct part Skilled Nursing Facility policy/procedure, nursing certification requirements for own and other positions. Ensures that self and other apply nursing principles, techniques and practices according to HDMC policies and procedures. Promotes professional environment of care.
Demonstrates an understanding of Title XXII, and requirements applicable to SNF/CDP. Demonstrates competence in the care of all age groups in determining each residentâ��s age-related and other physical, psychological and cultural needs and activities. Residents are treated with sensitivity according to their needs and age.
Maintains current Professional License and appropriate CPR Certification and provides facility with a copy of these documents in a timely manner to ensure practice is covered by active License and Certification at all times. Ensures education is up-to-date especially in areas of Specialty.
Knowledge of Residents Bill of Rights and Elder Abuse reporting regulations. Observes Residents Bill of Rights and reports incidents of elder abuse, if indicated. Ensures supervised staff is also aware of and follow these regulations. Ensures self and staff carry out their duties in a manner sensitive and appropriate to age, (primarily adults and older adults) culture, religion, gender, and equal orientation of the residents.
Controls the environment to prevent hazards and cross infection by observing HDMHD policies and procedures. Follows HDMHCD policies and procedures pertaining to preventing hazards and cross infections. Ensures alternatives to physical and chemical restraints are attempted before use of physical and chemical restraints. Is familiar with MSDS information sources and acts as a resource for supervised staff.
Communicates with Physicians, our own and other Medical facilities, other departments within the hospital, SNF staff, residents, family members and visitors, to ensure a professional two-way flow of information regarding resident care and other issues. Assesses residents that SNF staff or family members have concerns about, and makes appropriate decisions that demonstrate sound nursing judgment and decision making skills. Reports directly to the Staffing/Development Coordinator.
Carries out on a daily basis, as needed:
Complies and ensure others comply with all resident privacy and HIPPA requirements.
Collects data for MDS purposes
Collects data for Performance Improvement
Utilizing Pharmacist Report communicates with Physician to correct and clarify orders as needed.
Ensures resident care plans are appropriate and up-to-date
Participates in quarterly review of medication administration.
Obtains consents from appropriate responsible party.
Ensures DPAC/Advance Directive/POLST wishes carried out in accordance with SNF policy and procedure.
Provides or delegates appropriately, resident and family education and training
Completes Incident and Opportunity to Improve forms
Participates in weekly utilization review meetings
Arrives and leaves work timely. Follows HDMC Human Resources policies, especially regarding dress code, call off policy, breaks, lateness and sleeping while on duty.
Other duties as assigned
Job: Case Management/Home Health
Primary Location: Joshua Tree, California
Facility: Hi-Desert Continuing Care Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.