Registered Nurse RN

Employer
Aquinai Home Healthcare Inc
Location
Tyler, TX, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Sep 04, 2017
Closes
Oct 05, 2017
Ref
34d5c40838
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

Providing case management as described in state regulations for all cases involving nursing

and therapy services

Making the initial evaluation visit as applicable and re-evaluating each patients nursing

needs on a regular basis

Providing nursing services, treatments and diagnostic procedures requiring specialized skills

and assuming full responsibility for each of your patients

Participating in in-service programs, as well as training, and teaching other nursing

personnel

Developing and implementing the treatment plan for each patient under the direction of

their physician

Observing and reporting symptoms, reaction to treatments, drugs, and changes in the

patients physical or emotional condition

Initiating preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures as appropriate for the patients

care and safety. Effecting changes in environment to ensure patient safety and security.

Maintaining clinical and progress notes for each patient receiving care and providing

progress reports to their physician

Coordinating services for patients as needed to other agencies and health care providers as

appropriate.

Counseling the patient and their family in meeting nursing and related needs

Providing supervision of home health aide services and preparing written instructions for

care provided by home health aides

Maintaining confidentiality of patient and agency matters

Submitting required documentation in a timely manner

Reporting observed or suspected child or adult abuse pursuant to mandated requirements.

Participating in surveys, studies and special projects as assigned

Maintaining accurate time records

In addition to scheduled hours, participating in weekend/holiday call schedule.

Observing agencys attendance requirements and dress code.

Conserving agency resources and adequately maintaining agency property, supplies, and

equipment.

Adhering to all agency polices, including but not limited to, infection control and safety,

education, reporting and practice implementation.

Education: Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate School of Nursing.

Licensure: Current Texas State license as a Registered Nurse, and a valid Texas Drivers license.

Experience: Two years experience as a Registered Nurse in a home health setting.

Skills: Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.

Good interpersonal skills.

Proof of current CPR and Hepatitis consent/declination.

Transportation: Reliable transportation. Current auto liability insurance coverage.

Bilingual strongly preferred but not a requirement.

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