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Barnes Healthcare Services Registered Nurse (RN) - Macon, Georgia in Macon, Georgia

SUMMARY:

Barnes is seeking a registered nurse whose passion is exceptional patient care and who wants to be part of transforming healthcare and join our growing team of caregivers.  This self-starter possesses the clinical expertise for the assessment of patient/client needs for medications and supplies and performs troubleshooting of appropriate equipment and/or services provided to meet those needs. This nurse is skilled in creating care plans for their patients and instructing patients and/or caregivers on the care and use of the systems, medications, and supplies they need for their health. Quite often, this care is provided in the home environment, but can in some cases be a person who does extensive training and education in the office.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain a heightened sense of awareness toward the patients’ needs at all times.

  • Ensure patients receive the highest quality care and an exceptional care experience.

  • Evaluate the “whole” patient seeking other opportunities to positively impact the patients’ overall health.

  • Contact patients to evaluate the utilization of meds and supplies as well as compliance with each.

  • Identify specific supply needs and notifies patients of the time frame for subsequent deliveries.

  • Conduct on-site reconciliations of patient medications with regards to Compliance, Drug Interactions, and Patient Health and Safety. Make recommendations to the Pharmacist and/or Attending Physician based on the discoveries made in the reconciliation

  • Handle incoming phone traffic from other health professionals for coordination of care, including orders, lab results, and progress updates.

  • Provides infusions and injections to patients when necessary.

  • Provides education to support the sales staff when new services, medications, and treatment protocols arise and for newly hired sales staff.

  • Participates in Performance Improvement functions, primarily through tracking of employee and patient infections.

  • When necessary, provide assistance to others when workloads increase, including the intake staff or infusion.

  • Take initiative in finding ways to improve the organization.

  • Be willingly involved in cross-training, when possible.

  • Serve in administrative nursing capacity in compliance with regulatory guidelines and state and federal agencies, as needed.

  • Educate patient and/or caregiver in basic dietary needs, teach and train enteral feed by bolus or mechanical pump.

Qualifications

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree in Nursing required.  

  • Clean driving record.

  • Current nursing license 

  • Ability to assist in the sales process in building relationships with referral sources

  • Excellent phone communication skills

  • Self-starter with the ability and desire to makes sales calls

  • Experience in starting and maintaining IV's

     

    Benefits:

    Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, TeleDoc services, 401K Retirement with Match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Fifteen Days of Vacation yearly (accruing upon your start date), 2 floating holidays, Six paid Company Holidays, Forty hours of paid Community Service yearly, Annual Organizational Performance bonus, Four Company Events per year (Pending COVID Restrictions).

    Barnes is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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