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RN / Registered Nurse - Part Time
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RN / Registered Nurse - Part Time

Job Description

REGISTERED NURSE / RN

 

*****BACHELORS OF SCIENCE IN NURSING REQUIRED*******

SUMMARY

We are seeking a RN with at least 2 years experience in home health care.  This unique position will include a blend of office work,  staff supervision and skilled RN visits.  The position will start at approximately 20 hours of week with the goal to evolve into full time.  We do require an individual that has flexibility with their hours in order to be available for on-call and additional consulting responsibilities on a regular basis.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Acts in a role as care coordinator in a home health care setting shown by directing communication of clinical staff, making recommendations for additional needs,  following all clinical services until discharge for assigned patients.
  • Directs, initiates, and implements patient care plan for a wide variety of diagnosis and conditions
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques 
  • Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of patient
  • Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or physician of patient’s condition and reaction to drugs, treatments and significant incidents
  • Takes and records patients’ vital signs to detect deviations from normal and assesses condition of patient 
  • Responds to life saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures and protocol
  • Complete all necessary documentation in compliance with state and federal requirements in a timely and professional manner. 
  • Initiates a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient as prescribed by the physician and/or hospital policy including patient and family instruction
  • Bathes, dresses, and assists patients in transferring, walking and turning
  • Participates in company quality improvement activities
  • Manages schedule as directed by company policy and provides care in a timely and professional manner.

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Requires current licensure in the state
  • Requires Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree
  • 2+ years experience in clinical setting
  • Requires familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within Home Care
  • HOME CARE EXPERIENCE

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Ability to accurately write routine reports and required correspondence as required by BrightStar guidelines. Ability to respond professionally and appropriately on behalf of BrightStar. Must be able to appropriately respond to and maintain confidential information at all times.

 

BEHAVIORAL SKILLS

An RN requires the ability to:

• prioritize and complete work on time,
• be detail-oriented
• exhibit a service orientation to both staff and clients
• Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
• Must possess the ability to handle confidential information and act as the BrightStar spokesperson.
• Must  respond appropriately in a balanced and objective manner in all situations.
• be a professional team player with a positive attitude.
• Requires outstanding organizational skills, problem solving skills, thoroughness, adaptability to shifting priorities and multi-tasking.
• Requires exceptional interpersonal skills, excellent listening skills, and exhibit a service orientation towards others.
• Must demonstrate solid judgment and discretion.
• Must also demonstrate a sense of understanding and urgency for priorities.
• Must troubleshoot and escalate where necessary, problems/issues to the appropriate individual.


TECHNICAL SKILLS
Requires familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the nursing  field.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:
• Employee must be able to perform the essential functions of this job, such as physical requirements including (but not limited to) climbing stairs, the ability to lift/transfer patients and drive.
• Successful candidate must submit to post offer, pre-employment physical examination/medical history check, drug screening and background check.
• May be required to submit to annual TB and rubella screening. Ability to safely lift, and physically manipulate patients.
• Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office/home environment
• Moderate physical activity, occasional lifting up to 50lb, standing or walking for more than 4 hours per day
• Home environment involves possible exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following safety precautions and may include use of protective equipment.

***Must have reliable automobile with valid insurance and ability to effectively navigate throughout service area.

 

Job Snapshot

Other Pay Competitive Compensation
Employment Type Part-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
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RN / Registered Nurse - Part Time


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