Overview

ESI Works is now hiring RN/LPNs in Houston, TX.

DUTIES:

To provide nursing care in accordance with the patient’s plan of care to include comprehensive health and psychosocial evaluation, monitoring of the patient’s condition, health/promotion and prevention coordination of services, teaching and training activities and direct nursing care.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates total patient care by conducting comprehensive health and psychosocial evaluation, monitoring the patient’s condition, promoting sound preventive practices, coordinating services and teaching and training activities.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of nursing service to the patient and family on an ongoing basis.
  • Performs admission, transfer, re-certification, resumption of care and discharge paperwork for the home care patient.
  • Prepares and presents patient’s record to the Clinical Record Review Committee as indicated.
  • Consults with the attending physician concerning alterations of Patient Care Plans, checks with the appropriate supervisor and makes changes, as appropriate.
  • Coordinates patient services.
  • Submits clinical notes, and progress notes and other clinical record forms outlining the services rendered as indicated.
  • Submits a tally of patient care visits made each day.
  • Participates in case conferences, discusses with the supervisor problems concerning the patients and how they may best be handled.
  • Discusses with the appropriate supervisor the need for the involvement of other members of the health team.
  • Obtains orders for paraprofessional service and submits a referral to the appropriate personnel.
  • Participates in the patient’s discharge planning process.
  • Cooperates with other agencies providing nursing or related services to provide continuity of care and to implement a comprehensive care plan.
  • Participates in staff development meeting.
  • Continually strives 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 reading.
  • Participates in the development and periodic revision of the physician’s Plan of Treatment and processes change orders as needed.
  • Submits clinical notes within seventy-two (72) hours, and progress notes and other clinical record forms outlining the services rendered.
  • Participates in the patient’s discharge planning process.
  • Maintains an on-going knowledge of current drug therapy.
  • Adheres to Federal, state and accreditation requirements.
  • May be requested by Director of to fill in for the other nurses.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a graduate from an accredited School of Nursing.
  • Must be licensed in the State as a Registered Nurse.
  • One or more years of experience in community/home health agency or in a hospital setting is preferred.
  • Must have a working knowledge of home health care and the principles and techniques of professional nursing and required documentation that pertains to it.
  • Should be skillful in organization and in the principles of time management and have knowledge of management processes.
  • Must be able to contribute to the quality of care being rendered through constructive communication with nursing managers and staff.
  • Must have a criminal background check.
  • Must have a current CPR certification.

All applicants are encouraged to apply directly on this page, or call 888.246.6066 for more information. Thank you for your interest in this position.