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Registered Nurse - Home Based Primary Care - San Antonio, Texas - Home Health

Company: Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - Home Based Primary Care - San Antonio, Texas

As the Registered Nurse for Home Based Primary Care (HBPC), you will use professional standards of care and practice to evaluate self, programs, and service activities. You will maintain knowledge of current techniques, trends, and professional issues. You will use group process to identify, analyze, and resolve care problems.

The Registered Nurse for HBPC will function as a Case Manager for 25-30 assigned patients and is responsible for assessing and continually reassessing the needs of the veterans and caregivers delivering nursing care in the home. You will keep physicians and the interdisciplinary team members aware of changes in the patients' conditions. You will be responsible for assessing potential patients, presenting findings at the Interdisciplinary staff meeting, and recommending a plan of care based on the patients' needs. Duties of the position include but are limited to;

  • Initiate/participate in Patient Safety activities that result in improved outcomes.
  • Implement an educational plan to meet changing program or service needs.
  • Educate colleagues and serve as a preceptor and/or mentor on patient safety initiatives and standards.
  • Support and enhance client self-determination.
  • Serve as a resource for clients and staff in addressing ethical issues.
  • Participate in ethics consultations.
  • Collaborate with others in research activities to improve care.
  • Identify and assess resource utilization and safety issues, taking appropriate action.

    Preferred Experience:

    • BSN prepared Registered Nurse
    • Minimum of 2 years' case management in Home Health/Hospice settings
    • Minimum 1 year experience effectively performing on a Multi/Interdisciplinary health care team providing care to adult populations.
    • Minimum of 5 years of Geriatric patient care.
    • Minimum of 5 years of Medical/Surgical direct patient care

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      Relocation/Recruitment Incentives:

      Permanent Change of Station (PCS)

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Keywords: Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital, San Antonio , Registered Nurse - Home Based Primary Care - San Antonio, Texas - Home Health, Healthcare , San Antonio, Texas

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