Registered Nurse II

Published
November 21, 2020
Location
Houston, TX
Category
Job Type

Description

At Medix, we create opportunities for qualified medical professionals through our Healthcare, Scientific, and IT divisions. OurHealthcare division is dedicated to placing you into a career growth opportunity. We are currently seeking an RN Registered Nurse with clinical nursing experience.

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RN Registered Nurse - Clinical Nurse - Nursing - Healthcare - Medical

Job Responsibilities

As an RN Registered Nurse, you will perform both independent nursing and delegated medical functions which may include assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of nursing care for assigned patients. You will assist the provider with complex procedures and independently complete a variety of tasks, including, but not limited to: administering injections, conducting phone triage, preparing education materials and educating patients, checking patients' vitals, performing chart documentation, and monitoring standards of care.

Other responsibilities of the RN role include:

  • Perform home and virtual visits with patients enrolled in Advanced Care program (ACP) or Complex Care Program (CCP).
  • Explore patients' values and goals of care to ensure they are getting care and treatment that is in alignment with their goals.
  • Facilitate advance care planning
  • Coordinate with patient's other providers including PCPs, specialists, and health plan case managers to ensure all are working together with the patients towards the same goals.
  • Improve quality of life while addressing symptoms of serious illness in all domains, including physical, psycho-social, spiritual and cultural.
  • Ensure patients are receiving optimal disease management to preserve organ function, thus helping to lengthen quantity of life
  • Working closely with members of our care team to ensure quality care is delivered in a timely manner. The care center will assist with scheduling and triaging of urgent issues.
  • Working with field and office medical assistants.
  • Clinical documentation of acute and chronic healthcare issues, symptoms, and goals of care through patient encounter in EMR system
  • Documentation must be appropriate and thorough, and completed in a timely manner
  • Ensure all appropriate consent forms are signed and dated
  • The provider will educate patients and/or patient's family on chronic medical conditions, preventative care, and medication adherence compliance
  • Provider will participate in weekly telephonic clinical meetings and occasional web-based compliance trainings; however, provider will occasionally be required to attend on-site training for which the provider will be reimbursed
  • RN will screen for ADL/IADL deficits, fall risk, depression, cognitive impairment and nutritional health.
  • The RN will escalate issues that threaten patients' well-being in the home
  • Medication reconciliation done at every visit with a focus on reducing polypharmacy.
  • The RN may also pass out home stool kits, and administer vaccines as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor

RN Registered Nurse - Clinical Nurse - Nursing - Healthcare - Medical

RequirementsAs an RN Registered Nurse, you must have excellent critical thinking, interpersonal relationship building, and technical skills. You must be a problem solver who is able to make safe judgments in a variety of situations. You must be courteous, professional, and have strong conflict resolution skills. You must demonstrate the psychomotor and manual dexterity needed to perform selected DON and unit techniques.

Other requirements of the RN role include:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of nursing experience as an R.N..
  • Prior clinical experience in palliative care, end of life, hospice, oncology, ICU, geriatrics is preferred.
  • Prior home based care experience is preferred
  • Prior clinical experience in geriatric, adult or family medicine is preferred
  • Experience with electronic medical records is required. Also required is proficiency with various computer based applications such as Microsoft Office.
  • Strong background/interest in primary care and preventative medicine
  • Highly motivated, self-directed professional with strong organizational skills and comfortable working independently on a daily basis
  • Excellent clinical assessment and analytical skills
  • Effective leadership and interpersonal skills; facilitates problem resolution and maintains a professional demeanor in difficult situations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to pursue feedback, continuing education and professional development
  • Candidates must have current in state of practice
  • Specialty certification in Hospice and Palliative care desired (CHPN or ACHPN)
  • Must have current BLS certification; ACLS preferred.
  • Must have active/unrestricted license in state of position opening

RN Registered Nurse - Clinical Nurse - Nursing - Healthcare - Medical

Benefits

Once you have been a contract employee of Medix for 30 days, you become eligible for our Benefits Program. Should you elect to enroll, there are three levels of medical coverage to choose from, supplemental dental plans and term plans as well as the option to enroll your spouse and/or children. You can select the best combination that best suits your needs.

As a contract employee with Medix, you can choose to enroll in our Benefits Program during your eligibility period and enjoy:

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • A limited benefit medical plan with Starbridge Choices™, a CIGNA plan
  • Doctor visits with inexpensive co-pay
  • Limited Outpatient Care
  • Limited Accident Coverage
  • Prescription Programs
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Discount Program
  • Term Life Insurance Plans

RN Registered Nurse - Clinical Nurse - Nursing - Healthcare - Medical

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