Registered Nurse- Home Health RN

Dallas, TX

Category: RN Job Number: 635

Registered Nurse Home Health - RN 

3 Openings:

8am-5pm Monday - Friday

Dallas County

Tarrant County

Collin County

 

 

 
Performs a nursing assessment on all patients within 8 hours of admission. The data collected forms the basis of an individualized plan of care. Identifies teaching needs and goals related to the diagnosis of each patient from the nursing admission assessment and by collaborating with patient/family and the Interdisciplinary team.  Provides patient information and status in a timely manner for the Initial Team Conference and for Re-evaluation Team Conferences on a weekly basis.  Responsible and accountable for accurate, succinct and timely documentation of all assessments, interventions and patient’ s response in the medical record in accordance with policy. Participates in the patient rehabilitation program on an assigned unit.  Is responsible and accountable for direct patient care by utilizing the nursing process of assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care with a priority on the education of the patient/family/significant other based on the health care needs identified.  Uses a positive and encouraging approach to achieve patient goals and quality outcomes. Initiates discharge planning on all patients from the day of admission. Initiates patient teaching in anticipation of the discharge date.   Communicates all pertinent information regarding changes in patient’ s status from one care provider to another, to support continuity of care and patient safety.  This includes the attending physician and the Charge Nurse. Seeks consultation from more senior nursing staff in support of complex clinical decision-making. Provides direction, training and supervision of ancillary nursing personnel by utilizing problem solving techniques in decision making, organizing, setting priorities and using time effectively. Delegates appropriately.  Provides for and assures personal and environmental safety in accordance with hospital and nursing policies and procedures. Positively contributes to the functioning of the unit by providing calm direction and reassurance to ancillary staff, other departments, patients and families. Participates in team building activities on the unit to create a positive and efficient work environment.   Maintains communication with manager and senior nursing staff related to service needs such as necessary supplies, equipment (including repairs) and clinical training in order to effectively complete assigned duties. Provides care in a cost effective manner while promoting quality patient outcomes, monitors supplies and charges.   Assumes charge responsibility following orientation period as requested.   Identifies and initiates own professional growth, actively pursuing professional development through continuing education and self study.  Prioritizes activities and plans for effective use of time and staff in meeting patient needs.
Performs other duties as requested.

Requirements

 
QUALIFICATIONS                                                         • Valid State RN License required.   • BSN or enrollment in BSN program preferred. • Certified BLS required. 
• Clinical experience preferred.
  • Experience with Oasis Home Health software experience
  • Mileage reimbursment

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Andrew Austin
Assistant Clinical Recruitment Manager

Andrew has been in the healthcare recruitment industry for 7+ years, specifically in Healthcare IT. Andrew is use to the high volume recruiting environment and thrives in communicating the needs of not only the client but also the consultant. Andrew excels in connecting with his clients and consultants alike on a personal and professional level in order to create a lifelong relationship. He is a native Texan who is obsessed with all Dallas, Texas professional sports teams and a self-proclaimed trivia whiz. Andrew is a proud father to his 4 year old autistic son Landon who he stays active with on the weekends. Andrew graduated from TCU in 2012 with a major in Sociology and Minor in Spanish. When he is not busy in the office, Andrew likes to run, workout and travel to different parts of the world with his significant other.

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