Pathfinder Home Health Registered Nurse - RN (77044) **SIGN-ON BONUS! in Atascocita, Texas
Pathfinder Pediatric Home Care is a growing family-owned company with over twenty years’ experience providing pediatric therapy services, medical supplies, and now Private Duty Nursing care to the children of Texas. At Pathfinder we take time to get to know each patient, providing common sense and timely treatments to give you peace of mind. Nurse Clinicians are needed to help this new division in our North Houston office. As a Nurse, you will take the lead in delivering exceptional clinical care with a personal touch. You will be responsible for the planning, coordination, and delivery of services in our patient’s homes. We are currently looking for Part-Time, Full-Time, and PRN Clinicians to join our team! Job Summary: Primary functions are to administer skilled nursing care for children. ages 0-21, in their place of residence, coordinate care with the interdisciplinary team, patient/family and referring agency; and assumes the responsibility for coordination of care. Essential Functions: * Assess home health patients to identify the physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation, clinical record, case conference, team report, and evaluations. * Implement/develop/document the plan of care to ensure quality and continuity of care. * Provide care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA). * Supervise and provide clinical directions to the HHA/LVN to ensure quality and continuity of service provided. * Assure continuity of quality patient care delivered with appropriate documentation. * Monitor assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third-party payor. * Demonstrate commitment, professional growth, and competency. * Promote Agency philosophy and administrative policies. * Perform on-call responsibilities and provide on-call service to patients/families as assigned. * Provide effective communication to patient/family, team members, and other health care profession. We offer an outstanding benefits package including: * Competitive Rates * Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance * Life Insurance * Disability Insurance * 401(k) Available * Continuing Education Reimbursement Job Qualifications: Education: Accredited Diploma, Associate’s, or Baccalaureate School of Nursing Degree Licensure: * Current Texas State license as a Registered Nurse * Current Texas Driver’s License * Current CPR Certification Experience: * One year experience as a Registered Nurse in a clinical care setting required. * Home Health Experience highly preferred. Skills: * Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice. * Good interpersonal skills. * Electronic documentation experience a plus! Transportation: * Reliable transportation. * Valid and current auto liability insurance Environmental and Working Conditions: * Works in patients’ home in various conditions * Hepatitis consent/declination * Possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases * Ability to work flexible schedule * Ability to travel locally * Some exposure to unpleasant weather * PRN emergency call. * 8-12 hour Shifts Physical and Mental Effort: * Prolonged standing and walking required, with ability to lift up to 50 lbs and move patients. * Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and patient needs, and to make quick decisions and resource acquisition. * Meet patient/family individualized psychosocial needs. * Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity. COVID-19 Vaccinations NOT Required Mission Statement: Pathfinder works hand in hand with the families we serve to positively impact the lives of children. Our goal is to provide each patient with outcome-oriented care tailored to put each child on a path to physical and social independence.