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needed Registered Nurse!!!

Company: Always Best Care
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

DUTIESTo provide nursing care, in accordance with the client's service plan to include comprehensive evaluation, monitoring of the client's condition, health promotion and prevention coordination of services, teaching and training activities, and direct nursing careRESPONSIBILITIESCoordinate total client services by conducting comprehensive evaluation, monitoring the client's condition, promoting sound preventive practices, coordinating services, and teaching and training activitiesEvaluate the effectiveness of nursing service to the client and family, on an ongoing basisPerform admission, transfer, re-certification, resumption of care, and discharge paperwork for the home care client and updates Service Plan per policyPrepare and present client's record to the Clinical Record Review Committee, as indicatedConsult with the attending physician concerning alterations of Client Service plans, check with the appropriate supervisor and make changes, as appropriateCoordinate client services. Supervises all services provided for the medically weakened clientsSubmit clinical notes, no less often than weekly, and progress notes, and other clinical record forms, outlining the services rendered, as indicatedSubmit a tally of client care visits made each dayParticipate in case conferences, discuss, with the supervisor, problems concerning the clients and how they may best be handledDiscuss, with the appropriate supervisor, the need for the involvement of other members of the health team such as the Personal care assistant, LPN, Companion, and Sitter.Obtain orders for paraprofessional service and submit a referral to the appropriate personnelParticipate in the client's discharge planning processCooperate with other agencies providing nursing or related services to provide continuity of care and to implement a comprehensive service planParticipate in staff development meetingContinually strive to improve his/her nursing care skills by attending in-service education, through formal education, attendance at workshops, conferences, active participation in professional and related organizations, and individual research and readingParticipate in the development, and periodic revision, of the physician's service plan and process change orders, as neededMaintain an on-going knowledge of current drug therapyAdhere to federal, state, and accreditation requirementsMay be requested, by Nursing Coordinator, to fill in for the other nursesCOORDINATES THE ADMISSION OF A CLIENT TO THE AGENCYConduct an initial, and ongoing, comprehensive assessment of the client's needs, at appropriate time framesObtain a medical history from the client, and/or a family member, particularly as it relates to the present conditionConduct a physical examination of the client, including vital signs, physical assessment, mental status, appetite, and type of diet, etc.Evaluate the client, family member(s), and home situation to determine what health teaching will be requiredEvaluate the client's environment to determine what assistance will be available from family members, in caring for the clientEvaluate the client's condition, and home situation, to determine if the services of a Personal care assistant, companion or sitter will be required and the frequency of this serviceExplain nursing, and other Agency, services to clients and families, as a part of planning for careDevelop, and implement, the nursing service planMay be assigned by supervisor to assess/supervise LPN, PCA, Companion or Sitter caregivers by direct observation or demonstration of the tasks they are assigned to performPROVIDES SKILLED NURSING CARE AS OUTLINED IN THE NURSING SERVICE PLANNursing services, treatments, and preventative procedures requiring substantial specialized skill and ordered, by the physicianThe initiation of preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures, as appropriate for the client's care and safetyObserving signs, symptoms, and reporting, to the physician, reactions to treatments, including drugs, as well as changes in the client's physical or emotional conditionTeaching, supervising, and counseling the client, and caregivers, regarding the nursing care needs and other related problems of the client at homeProvide guidance, and supervision, to the LPN and supervises the LPN, per Agency policyParticipate in the educational experiences for student nursesParticipate in the planning, operation, and evaluation of the nursing serviceASSUMES RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CARE GIVEN BY THE PARAPROFESSIONALSPrepare the service plan for paraprofessionalsSupervise, and evaluate, the care given by the Personal care assistant, Companion and sitter as needed, as per Agency policy, for all clients including those that are identified as medically frail.Submit, to the appropriate department/individual, a written evaluation of the paraprofessionals who are providing service to the clients, in his/her geographical area including yearly performance evaluations and direct observation or return demonstration of the tasks performed by the direct service employeeParticipate in periodic conferences, with the paraprofessional supervisor, concerning the Aide's performanceChart those services rendered to the client, by the staff nurse, and changes that have been noted in the client's condition and/or family and home situation, make revisions in the nursing service plan, as needed, record supervisory visits conducted with the paraprofessionals, evaluate client services and progress, and close charts of discharged clientsEvaluates the effectiveness of her nursing service to the individual and familyConsults with the attending physician concerning alteration of the service plan in consultation with the supervisor.ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSContact with clients under a wide variety of circumstancesCare is provided in client's living environment with varying situations, including private homes, independent or assisted living or in an institution such as a hospital or long-term care facility.May be required to respond to emergency situations.Travel required.Position includes tasks that have the potential for exposure to blood/body fluids/tissues and other potentially infectious material such as body fluids/tissues.JOB CONDITIONSMust have a driver's license and be willing and able to drive to client's residences.The ability to access clients' homes which may not be routinely wheelchair accessible is required. Hearing, eyesight, and physical dexterity must be sufficient to perform a physical assessment of the client's condition and to perform and demonstrate client services.Physical activities will include, walking, sitting, stooping, and standing and minimal to maximum lifting of clients and the turning of clients.The ability to communicate both verbally and in writing is required as frequent communication by telephone and in writing is involved.EQUIPMENT OPERATIONThermometer, B/P cuff, glucometer, penlight, hand washing materialsCOMPANY INFORMATIONHas access to all client medical records, personnel records and client financial accounts which may be discussed with the Nursing CoordinatorQUALIFICATIONS1. Must be a graduate from an accredited School of Nursing2. Must be licensed, in Hawaii, as a Registered Nurse3. One, or more, years of experience, in community/home care services Agency setting, or in a hospital setting is preferred.4. Must have a working knowledge of agency care and the principles and techniques of professional nursing and required documentation that pertains to it5. Should be skillful in organization and in the principles of time management and have knowledge of management processes6. Must be able to contribute to the quality of care being rendered through constructive communication with nursing managers and staff7. Must have a criminal background check8. Must have a current CPR certification9. The ability to communicate well, both, verbally, and in writing, in English, is required.Call for more details: 808-207-8558To schedule an interview, click here: www.abcoahu.com

Keywords: Always Best Care, Honolulu , needed Registered Nurse!!!, Healthcare , Honolulu, Hawaii

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