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Volunteers Of America Health Care Services Registered Nurse Clinical Informatics Specialist in Newport Beach, California

Job Description STREAM Clinical Informatics Specialist Come make a difference! Volunteers of America is one the nation's largest and most comprehensive human services organizations. Since 1896, our ministry of service has supported and empowered America's most vulnerable groups, including at-risk youth, the frail elderly, men and women returning from prison, homeless individuals and families, people with disabilities, and those recovering from addictions. We are one of the nation's largest nonprofit providers of quality, affordable housing for low and moderate-income households and persons with special needs. Summary of Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities: The Clinical Informatics Specialist (CIS) is a newly created position. The CIS will utilize clinical assessment skills, competencies, best practices along with new emerging technology to formulate holistic care plans that honor and uphold what matters most to the resident. The use of innovative technology will allow for more accurate objective assessment data to be synchronized with current assessment data. The CIS and care team will then use this data, along with resident preference, to create individualized care planning strategies. Understanding the significance that care planning along with resident needs has on quality of life will be a vital part of this role. The CIS will use their knowledge of unique late life care needs to support a balanced approach to care using maintenance and restorative care strategies with the goal of avoiding unnecessary decline while recognizing inevitable age-related decline. Core Responsibilities Contribute to Work of Aging care planning with a balanced approach to biological, psychological and social late life needs of residents. Conduct assessments/observations to identify root cause of incontinence. Utilization of technological resources to assess needs (eg. bladder scanner, objective incontinence log, Actigraphy, etc.) Execute on-site Strategies Targeting Resident Elimination Assessment and Management (STREAM) initiatives with Empira direction and guidance. Increase awareness of the STREAM grant initiatives within the community. Partner and collaborate with staff development to provide education. Work where you feel at home. The warm and caring atmosphere of our communities is created by nurses, environmental specialists, certified nursing assistants and other team members who love to help older adults feel healthy and at home. At Volunteers of America, we're also dedicated to creating thoughtful, caring and flexible work environments for our team members. When you begin a career with us, expect the support you need to succeed in your role, respect for your individuality and beliefs, and opportunities for personal and professional development. When you join our team of exceptional professionals, we'll trust you to do your best each day, and to show compassion and caring for our residents and your fellow team members. In return, you'll be rewarded with a generous array of industry-leading benefits and workplace considerations. Special Features Top benefit packages Growth and advancement opportunities Flexible schedules Pay in lieu of benefits options Loan reimbursement (MN skilled care centers) Career scholarships Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs Employee discount program Job Requirements Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Registered Nurse, must have active Minnesota license Proven passion, confidence, and candor required for late life conversations Must be competent and willing to educate others EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled