Comprehensive Health Services, Inc. Registered Nurse in Fairfield, California

Job Description

COMPANY PROFILE:

CHSi supports the health and well-being of civilian and military workforce partners in austere, remote, and security challenged environments outside the continental United States. With over 40 years of experience providing a full range of medical services, CHSi medical management solutions are comprehensive, responsive, and reliable. Our unique service delivery approach, international recruiting network, and proprietary processes and systems deliver secure and compliant solutions. Through solid performances in the U.S. and its territories, and in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo, and Africa, CHSi’s solutions are built on a foundation of field-tested best practices. The CHSi service delivery approach includes onsite health centers, a national network of highly credentialed board certified medical staff, and medical readiness teams.

SCOPE:

The Registered Nurse, Case Manager shall perform a full range of certified nursing services. The Certified Nurse, Case Manager shall meet or exceed the industry standards in accordance with established principles, practices and ethics of a Registered Nurse. The Defense Health Agency (DHA) is a joint, integrated Combat Support Agency that enables the Army, Navy, and Air Force medical services to provide a medically ready force and ready medical force to Combatant Commands in both peacetime and wartime. The DHA supports the delivery of integrated, affordable, and high quality health services to Military Health System (MHS) beneficiaries and is responsible for driving greater integration of clinical and business processes across the MHS.

*This position is notional and contingent upon contract award. *

All services shall be provided in accordance with established standards, principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations, and the high-quality standard for which CHS is recognized.

LOCATION:

This position is based Travis Air Force Base, CA.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform and/or provide direction and support for the following services:

  • Coordinate patient care in collaboration with a wide array of healthcare professionals.

  • Facilitate the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to clinical care, quality and cost effectiveness.

  • Ensure compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the MTF.

  • Perform physical exams and health histories.

  • Provide health promotions, counseling, and education.

  • Administer medications, wound care, and numerous other personalized interventions.

  • Direct and supervise care provided by other health care professionals.

  • Accountable for making patient care assignments based on the scope of practice and skill level of assigned personnel.

  • Recognize adverse signs and symptoms to quickly react in emergency situations.

  • Communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization.

  • Make referral appointments and arrange specialty care as appropriate.

  • Conduct research in support of improved practice and patient outcomes.

Required Skills

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Nursing.

  • Could include Ambulatory Care, Apheresis, Behavioral Health, Burn Unit, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Charge Nurse, Critical Care, Discharge Planning, Disease Management, Emergency Medicine, Endoscopy, Family Practice, General Surgery, Health Promotion, Hemodialysis, Nephrology, Intensive Care, Inpatient, Internal Medicine, Lactation Consultant, Labor and Delivery (L&D), Maternal Child, Medical/Surgical, Neonatal Intensive Care, OB/GYN, Occupational Medicine, Operating Room, Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), Pediatrics, Pulmonary, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Radiology, Special Needs, Urgent Care, Vascular, or Women’s Health.

  • Graduate from a college or university accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a Registered Nurse in a family practice setting.

  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse.

Required Experience

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Performs duties in a safe manner. Follows the corporate safety policy.

  • Participates and supports safety meetings, training and goals.

  • Ensures safe operating conditions within area of responsibility.

  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area.

  • Greets and receives patients and directs them to appropriate care.

  • Receives and screens telephone calls.

  • Files and maintains Healthcare records.

  • Files healthcare reports in health records.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

  • Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time.

  • May require bending, stooping and lifting up to 15 lbs.

Comprehensive Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and other statuses protected by law.

Job Location

Fairfield, California, US

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular