Full-Time Per Unit Field Registered Nurse - Yukon, OK - Med Surg
Company: Mays Home Health
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Full-Time Per Unit Field Registered Nurse - Yukon, OK MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS 1. Is currently licensed as an RN through the State
Board of Nursing. 2. Prefer one year's clinical experience, with
current home health, medical, surgical, or critical care
experience. 3. Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate skills for
communicating with individual ages of those served. Complies with
accepted professional standards and principles. 4. Possesses and
maintains good physical stamina and mental health. Has completed
the agency pre-employment health clearance. 5. Must be a licensed
driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state
and/or Agency requirements and is in good working order. 6. Is
flexible and cooperative in fulfilling role obligation. 7. Has
excellent observation, good clinical judgment, and good oral and
written communication skills. 8. Is self-directed with the ability
to work with little supervision; has good organizational skills.
SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES The registered nurse regularly
re-evaluates the patient---s nursing needs, initiates necessary
revisions to the plan of care, furnishes those services requiring
substantial and specialized nursing skill, initiates appropriate
preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures, prepares clinical
and progress notes, coordinates services, informs the physician and
other personnel of changes in the patient---s condition and needs,
counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related
needs, participates in in-service programs, and supervises and
teaches other nursing personnel. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES 1.
Develops, prepares and maintains individualized patient/client care
documentation consistent with the plan of care. Submits accurate
documentation within one working day of visit/phone call. 2.
Assesses and provides patient/client and family/caregiver education
and information pertinent to diagnosis and plan of care. 3.
Participates in coordination of home health services, appropriately
reporting the patient---s/client---s condition, status, and need
for additional disciplines (HHA, OT, PT, MSW, ST, Dietitian) to the
RN Case Manager and/or Branch Supervisor on an ongoing basis or
documents rationale for not doing so. 4. Uses equipment and
supplies effectively and efficiently. 5. Provides those services
requiring nursing skill, in accordance with the plan of care signed
by the physician. Demonstrates competency in all skills required
for the agency, which may include but not limited to,
venipunctures, infusion therapy, infusion therapy device care,
wound care, aseptic technique. 6. Assesses client's continual care
needs. Documentation addresses problems identified in the on going
assessment or provides documentation of rationale for not doing so.
7. Supervises home health aide at least every 14 days, teaches Aide
in duties of client care as needed, assesses client's need for
unskilled care and advises case manager of need for revision of
plan of care as appropriate. In ACHC Accredited offices, supervises
LVN/LPN every 55-60 days with or without LVN/LPN being present in
the home. Supervises plan of care delivered by LVN/LPN during
recertification/discharge visit and teaches LPN/LVN as needed. 8.
Responsible for following all policies and procedures of the
Agency, regarding service delivery, documentation, and care
coordination. 9. Participates in on call rotation as assigned by
supervisor. 10. Participates in Quality Improvement program of the
agency. Can verbalize own responsibilities and activities. 11.
Performs duties within the limits of preparation and experience.
12. Participates in public relations and community activities that
promote the Agencies role as an effective member of the health care
delivery system. 13. Seeks and obtains sufficient information
necessary to function effectively in the health care setting where
assigned. Responsible for keeping current in nursing trends and
knowledge. Participates in In-service programs. 14. Administers
medications and/or treatments as prescribed by the physician. 15.
Initiates and applies appropriate preventative, therapeutic and
rehabilitative procedures and techniques and maintains
communication regarding patient/client care with the physician,
other disciplines involved in the care, and supervisory personnel.
16. Accepts responsibility of assignment to perform specialized
procedures, only when qualified. 17. Observes the patient/client
for changes in condition, discusses changes with the patient/client
or family/caregiver and reports changes, as necessary, to the
attending physician and/or RN Case Manager. Documentation reflects
communication and condition of the patient. 18. Teaches,
supervises, and counsels the patient/client and family/caregiver
home nursing procedures, self-care techniques and other care needs
as appropriate to the patient---s/client's condition. Provides
medication, diet and other instructions as ordered by the physician
and recognizes and utilizes opportunities for health counseling
with patients/clients and families/caregivers. 19. Assists the
patient/client in maintaining an optimal, safe environment. Other
aspects and demands of the job not listed above: The above
statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major
duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.
The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other
than those stated in this description. WORKING CONDITIONS 1.
General office 2. Community and home environment 3. Exposure to
infectious diseases 4. In and out of automobile. 5. This position
has been designated Class I Field staff position (see
Infection/Exposure Control Plan). Employees performing Class I
Field staff position duties may be involved in potential exposure
to blood borne pathogens and other potentially infectious
materials. All Class I Field staff position employees will be
offered Hepatitis B vaccination at no expense to the employee.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 1. Visual/hearing ability sufficient to
comprehend written/verbal communication. 2. Ability to perform
tasks involving physical activity, which may include heavy lifting
and extensive bending and standing. 3. Ability to deal effectively
with stress CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Must meet the
required continuing education hours for state certification as a
nurse in Texas as applicable. Agency personnel are expected to
participate in appropriate continuing education as may be requested
and/or required by their immediate supervisor. In addition, agency
personnel are expected to accept personal responsibility for other
educational activities to enhance job related skills and abilities.
All agency personnel must attend mandatory educational
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