Registered Nurse - RN
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
Developing and implementing the treatment plan for each patient under the direction of
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
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
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.