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Registered Nurse RN

Company: Interim HealthCare
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

General Purpose: -The RN provides those services and/or treatments requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill and provides effective and efficient patient care in accordance with applicable law and regulations, accepted standards of nursing practice, payor requirements and Interim HealthCare policies and procedures.Essential Functions: --- Completes initial and ongoing comprehensive assessments of the patient's/client's needs at appropriate time points as assigned. --- Contributes to the patient's/client's plan of care/service plan. --- Participates with the patient/client in clarifying mutually agreed upon goals and incorporates these goals into the plan of care/service plan. --- Provides care according to the patient's/client's plan of care/service plan. --- Counsels and educates the patient/client and family in meeting healthcare/nursing and related needs. --- Initiates appropriate preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures. --- Completes timely and accurate clinical notes including addressing patient's/client's progress. --- Refers to other services as needed. --- Communicates with the physician and other staff of changes in the patient's needs. --- Evaluates outcomes of care. --- Supervises paraprofessional staff. --- Participates in in-service training. --- Coordinates plans for patient/client discharge from services. --- Follows accepted standards of nursing practice. --- Uses clinical decision making to efficiently and effectively manage individual patients/clients. --- Contributes to the effective implementation of company programs and services. --- Contributes to Office business growth. --- Provides other assignments as requested and within the scope of licensure. --- Able to perform CPR. --- May have access to personal health information ("PHI") necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department.Minimum Education & Experience Requirements: --- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and licensed to practice as an RN in the state of New Mexico. --- License is active and in good standing. --- Prefer at least 1200 hours of experience as an RN within the last 12 months.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: --- Meets applicable state and federal health screening requirements. --- Pass federal and state required criminal and abuse background checks where required. --- Verification of employment eligibility (I-9) in accordance with local, state, and federal law and regulations.Working Conditions & Physical Effort: --- Able to effectively communicate in English with all levels of the workforce, both clinical and non-clinical. --- Able to perform and prioritize multiple functions or tasks. --- Able to read and interpret technical instructions related to the care of the patient. --- Able to visually and aurally observe and assess the patient. --- Able to effectively deal with multiple changes based on patient needs and scheduling. --- Able to provide proof of valid driver's license, if applicable. --- Able to provide proof of valid auto liability insurance if assignment(s) include driving own vehicle to transport patient. --- Able to stand, walk, bend, stoop, squat, kneel and reach freely. --- Able to lift, reposition, and transfer patients. --- Able to travel within geographic area serviced by office. --- Work is normally performed in patient's home, schools, or occupational settings. --- Able to constantly travel locally from assignment to assignment. --- Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, bloodborne pathogens and/or other potentially infectious or hazardous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment. --- Able to constantly stand, walk, bend, stoop, squat, kneel and reach freely and assist patients with standing and walking. --- Able to constantly grasp with thumb in opposition to fingers of palm, i.e. manipulate pen, knobs or objects. --- Medium physical activity that may require occasional lifting, pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs. in order to carry out daily job functions and related activities that may be required.Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $70.00 - $75.00 per Visit

Keywords: Interim HealthCare, Albuquerque , Registered Nurse RN, Healthcare , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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