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Registered Nurse - Per Visit (Bilingual in Spanish) - Med Surg

Company: USMM
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - Per Visit (Bilingual in Spanish)Registered Nurse - Per Visit

U.S. Medical Management (USMM) is an affiliate of a leading Fortune 100 company. A national organization built on a continuum of care with premier healthcare providers, clinicians and patient focused individuals working together. Our Mission Through Compassionate Patient-Centered Care in the Home; We will Provide Exceptional Outcomes across our Continuum of Services Visiting Physicians Association, Pinnacle Senior Care, Grace Hospice, Comfort Hospice, Home DME & our In Home Health Assessments (IHA).

Our Values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork & Excellence are leading us to a better tomorrow for patient care. Our Purposes Centered on We are Unified in our Work through our Continuum of Services We can Find Comfort that We are Making a Difference for our Patients & We make a Broader Positive Impact on Society, allows USMM to be poised for a phenomenal future.

We are seeking candidates who desire the experience of delivering quality & compassionate healthcare within proven care models with patients at the forefront of everything we do.

Position Description

Under the general supervision of the Clinical Supervisor/Clinical Manager, the Registered Nurse provides intermittent skilled nursing services; communicates the patients progress with other disciplines and directs, supervises and instructs non-professional home health aide staff in the provision of personal care to the patient.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Provides intermittent Skilled Nursing services including assessment, evaluation, procedures, teaching and training activities as outlined in the patient Plan of Care
* Provides Skilled Nursing visits according to visit schedule and notifies agency of need to alter schedule
* Reports significant findings to patients physician and Clinical Supervisor as they occur
* Submits completed skilled nursing visit notes; communication notes and home health aide supervisory notes per agency policy on designated days as requested by Clinical Supervisor
* Submits change orders per agency policy
* Maintains open lines of communications to all members of the continuum of care team
* Supervises Home Health Aide and license, and documents per Medicare criteria and per agency policy and procedure
* Attends staff meetings, team conferences, and educational in-services per agency requirements
* Is responsible for obtaining information provided at skilled nurse in-services and meetings, and demonstrates appropriate follow-up related to information given at meetings and in-services
* Participates in Process Improvement (PI) program by assisting with collection of data and serves on PI team upon request
* Follows agency policies and procedures
* Performs these and all other duties as assigned by the Administrator
* Participates in discharge planning process per Medicare Criteria, agency policy, and procedure
* Able to lift 40 pounds from floor to shoulder
* Repetitive walking, standing, sitting, bending, and use of hands
* Able to drive a car 2-4 hours per day
* Exposure/risk category: OSHA Category 1

REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

* A current unencumbered State Professional Nurse License
* An automobile to be used for work, current drivers license, good driving record and proof of insurance
* The ability to make sound professional clinical judgment
* The ability to assess and document patient needs, and formulate individualized patient care plans to meet those needs
* Proficiency in clinical skills
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Proficiency in personal computer use including email, word processing, spreadsheet and clinical software

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

* One year of experience as a Professional Nurse

Keywords: USMM, San Antonio , Registered Nurse - Per Visit (Bilingual in Spanish) - Med Surg, Healthcare , San Antonio, Texas

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