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RN HOME HEALTH III

Company: University of New Mexico - Hospitals
Location: Algodones
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:Provide direct nursing care to patients and families outside the hospital setting. Coordinate home healthcare activities. Ensures adherence to Hospital and Departmental Policies and Procedures. Patient care assignment may include; Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric age groups.Accountability:

  • PATIENT CARE - Assess patient's physical, psychological, social and environmental status; develop patient care plan tailored to needs assessment
  • PATIENT CARE - Provide nursing care and coordinates ancillary services to achieve treatment plan goals; supervises ancillary nursing staff inpatient care provision
  • PATIENT CARE - Administers medications and performs treatments for assigned patients, in accordance with medical and nursing protocols
  • PATIENT CARE - Report pertinent observations and reaction regarding changes in patient status to the appropriate team person
  • PATIENT CARE - Provide follow-up to ensure problem resolution; record observations and patient care activities
  • PATIENT CARE - Evaluate patient's response to approval plan of treatment; modify treatment plan, as necessary
  • PATIENT CARE - Interpret agency philosophy and policies to patients, families, and other groups; utilize agency and community resources to the benefit of the client
  • CUSTOMER/STAFF RELATIONS - Establish and maintain good rapport and effective working relationships with patients, visitors, physicians and Hospital employees
  • DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops
  • PATIENT SAFETY 1 - Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols
  • PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes
  • PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk
  • PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner
  • PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"
    Certification Requirements:
  • RN MATRIX - Complete and maintain unit/clinic based required certifications and competencies as listed in the department expectations/and or the unit/clinic education matrix
    Education Requirements:
  • Nursing program (nationally accredited) graduate
    Experience Requirements:
  • 1 year directly related experience
    Licensure/Certification Requirements:
  • Licensed Registered Nurse (RN) in State of New Mexico or as allowed by reciprocal agreement by State of New Mexico
  • CAP III - Clinical Advancement Program Level III requirements satisfied
  • CPR Certification for Healthcare/BLS Providers or for Professional Rescuers or must obtain within 30 calendar days of date of position
    Education Requirements - Preferred:
  • Bachelor's Degree of Science in Nursing
    Experience Requirements - Preferred:
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
    Physical Demands Requirements:
  • Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
    Testing Requirements:
  • Tuberculosis testing is completed upon hire and additionally as required
    Working Conditions Requirements:
  • No or min hazard, physical risk, office environment
    Department: Home Health CareRequired
Preferred
Job Industries
  • Transportation

Keywords: University of New Mexico - Hospitals, Rio Rancho , RN HOME HEALTH III, Other , Algodones, New Mexico

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