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Registered Nurse

Four Corners Health Care Farmington, NM

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $40 Hourly
  • Contractor
Job Description

Registered Nurse position in Grants, NM area

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists in the development and implementation of the nursing care plan
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of nursing intervention and updates the client care plan as needed
  • Communicates with the physician at least every two weeks regarding client’s care status
  • Communicates with other team members in order to provide comprehensive client care
  • Assures that all OSHA/CHAP standards are in compliance
  • Participates in committee activities and meetings
  • Discusses with the Director of Nursing on a weekly basis the client’s condition and required care and frequency of visits to be scheduled for the following week
  • Assumes responsibility for self-development by continually striving to improve his/her nursing knowledge through educational programs , attendance at workshops and conferences, active participation in professional and related organization meetings and individual research and readings
  • Observes confidentiality and safeguards on all patient-related information and intradepartmental data
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing

COORDINATES THE ADMISSION OF THE CLIENT TO THE AGENCY

  • Conducts initial and ongoing comprehensive assessments of the client’s needs, including, Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) assessments both initially and as required
  • Works with Discharge Planners to identify and plan home infusion therapy referrals
  • Assesses the client on the initial visit; including an assessment of home safety, adequacy of refrigeration, storage and cleanliness
  • Initiates the patient plan of care and makes necessary ongoing revisions and provides service in accordance with reimbursement, ethical, and legal guidelines.
  • Initiates appropriate preventive nursing procedures
  • Administers venipuncture and handles insertion of intravenous needles and catheters
  • Prepares infusion solutions with the addition of medications
  • Initiates, monitors, and terminates infusion solutions, and additives and establishes flow rates if not done by the physician
  • Prepares clinical and progress reports and makes referrals for other services as appropriate
  • Informs the physician and other appropriate personnel of changes in the client’s needs
  • Trains both the client and caregiver and assesses the ability of client or caregiver to manage when staff is not present
  • Maintains and submits written clinical and Agency records as deemed necessary to include; and initial assessment, a care plan, daily notes, and weekly schedules, summaries of service, change orders, re-certification and discharge summaries

PROVIDES SKILLED NURSING CARE AS OUTLINED IN THE CLIENT CARE PLAN

  • Nursing services, treatments and preventive ordered by the client’s physician that require substantial specialized skill
  • Initiates preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures as appropriate for the client’s care and safety
  • Observes signs and symptoms and reports to the physician the patient’s reactions to treatment, including changes in the client’s physical or emotional condition
  • Teaches, supervises and counsels the client and family members regarding the nursing care needs and other related problems of the client at home

SUPERVISES HOME HEALTH AIDES

  • Supervises and evaluates the care given by the Home Health Aide every (14) days and more frequently if necessary, and submits completed written reports
  • Participates in periodic conferences with the Home Health Aide Coordinator concerning the Home Health Aide’s performance

JOB CONDITIONS

  • Travel is required, by car or airplane to local, out-of-town or state seminars, conferences or meetings
  • The ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing is required
  • The ability to access clients’ homes which may not be routinely wheelchair accessible is required
  • Hearing, eyesight and physical dexterity must be sufficient to perform a physical assessment of the client’s condition and to perform client care
  • Physical activities include, walking, sitting, stooping, standing, lifting and turning of clients

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous experience in nursing or other medical fields
  • Familiarity with medical software and equipment
  • Ability to build rapport with patients
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

 

Company Description
Four Corners Health Care is one of the nations leading providers of home care for EEOICPA/RECA beneficiaries. We are a family based company whose roots run deep within the mining industry.

Being a predominant mining family during the uranium industries’ prime, we continue to deal with the affects of the sickness years later. These experiences give us a unique perspective in providing superior care to our patients. The same quality of care we would give to our family is the same care given to each of our patients dealing with the lasting ill affects of the uranium industry.

We strive to meet your health care needs while understanding the emotional toll placed upon the uranium workers and their families. By combining a well trained and experienced staff with the compassion that can only come from our first hand personal experience, we set the industry standard for unmatched health care. It is this premise that has led to our rapidly expanding company. We know you will feel the difference.

Four Corners Health Care

Why Work Here?
Caring for patients never felt so rewarding!

Four Corners Health Care is one of the nations leading providers of home care for EEOICPA/RECA beneficiaries. We are a family based company whose roots run deep within the mining industry. Being a predominant mining family during the uranium industries’ prime, we continue to deal with the affects of the sickness years later. These experiences give us a unique perspective in providing superior care to our patients. The same quality of care we would give to our family is the same care given to each of our patients dealing with the lasting ill affects of the uranium industry. We strive to meet your health care needs while understanding the emotional toll placed upon the uranium workers and their families. By combining a well trained and experienced staff with the compassion that can only come from our first hand personal experience, we set the industry standard for unmatched health care. It is this premise that has led to our rapidly expanding company. We know you will feel the difference.

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Farmington, NM
87401 USA

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