Title

PRN Registered Nurse (RN) 


Req Number NUR-13-00115  

Division Hill Country Home Health  

Location Harker Heights, TX  

Full-Time/Part-Time PRN  

Open Date 5/30/2013  

Description

The field RN is a key member of the home health care team responsible for provision of direct patient care to assigned patients and coordination of that care with other professionals.  The RN establishes home health aide care plans and supervises the home health aide performing patient care. Additionally, the RN educates the patient and/or caregiver to help them obtain an optimal level of health. 

  • Perform initial evaluation and periodic re-evaluation of patient’s condition and recommend revisions of the patient’s plan of care as needed.
  • Provide services requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill.
  • Coordinate services and inform the primary physician and designated personnel of significant changes in patient’s condition and needs.
  • Provide or supervise skilled nursing services in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Develop, initiate, implement, and update the plan of care as needed or at least every 62 days.
  • Initiate appropriate preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures as appropriate for the patient’s care and safety.
  • Counsel the patients and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Manage nursing and multi-disciplinary services for specific patients; including identification of needs, and referrals to other disciplines as appropriate and ordered by physician.
  • Supervise the care provided by the LVN/LPN to their assigned patients.
  • Prepare clinical notes in accordance with professional and agency specific standards.
  • Supervise the care provided by home health aides to their assigned patients.
  • Contribute to the orientation and ongoing education of other clinical personnel.
  • Participate in performance improvement activities and mandatory case conferences. 
 

Position Requirements
  • Licensed nurse in the state in which they are performing duties
  • Possess knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid guidelines essential to Home Health Coverage
  • Demonstrate proficiency in clinical documentation
  • Possess good organizational and time management skills
  • Possess strong verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Display initiative and the ability to work independently
  • Possess good problem-solving abilities
  • Current driver's license with auto liability insurance
  • Computer, internet access and email capabilities from home or other off-site location

Education

  • Graduate of an approved vocational school of nursing.

Training and Experience

  • One (1) year clinical experience as a registered nurse
  • Home health care nursing experience preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Work is performed in patient homes, the employee’s vehicle, and in an office environment.
  • Work requires continual mobility.
  • Frequently sits, stands, stoops, twists, turns, reaches, and grasps.
  • Continually communicates in person and over telephone systems with patients, staff, and other health care professionals; this requires good hearing and speaking skills.
  • Close-up vision is frequently required.
  • Frequently exposed to the hazards of city driving and is often exposed to temperature extremes.
  • Sometimes exposed to potentially unsafe and unsanitary conditions in patient homes.
  • Frequently exposed to biohazards in performing patient care activities.
  • Frequently pushes and pulls a typical weight of 100 pounds; maximum push/pull weight is 250 pounds.
  • Frequently lifts and carries a typical weight of 10 pounds; maximum lift/carry weight is 50 pounds.

 

 

About the Organization CareCycle Solutions is a progressive company; we are changing the face of health care. Our leadership has an agenda that will continue to set us apart from our competition:

* We are the largest non-government telehealth program in the United States.
* We have validated studies that prove dramatic reduction in patient rehospitalization.
* We deliver a post acute answer to managing care transition.

With over 1000 employees throughout Texas and Louisiana dedicated to making a difference, our future is bright. The Triangle of Care concept is centered around our patients: Telehealth, Therapy and Nursing…always together, never apart.


Attentive Home Health * Brady Health Care Services * Delta Home Health * Hill Country Home Health * MedSource Home Health * Thompson Home Health * VitalPartners 365

 


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