REGISTERED NURSE

Posted 1 year ago

Convenient, Safe, And Cost-Effective Mobile Nursing Services

Responsible To:

Registered Nurses (RN’s) will report directly to the Director of Nursing Services (DNS)

Job Summary:

The registered nurse develops, directs, implements and supervises the medication and nursing services provided by Aims Vascular Access. The RN obtains physician orders for medications and medical treatments; monitors these services being provided by the agency; trains caregiving staff on specific medication tasks and observes their return demonstration of these medication tasks; delegates tasks of nursing; assures the agency’s system for the management of medications and medical treatments is safe and meets the requirements of the in-home care licensing rules as well as best practices for medication and medical treatment management.

Essential Job Requirements:

Administration, Monitoring, Assessment, Communication

  • May require RN to conduct an assessment of client’s care needs and in particular, medication and medical treatment service needs.

  • Conduct client monitoring visits to reevaluate the clients’ medication services and/or delegated tasks of nursing to determine if they’re being conducted, documented and administered safely and correctly by agency caregivers.

  • May include conducting monitoring of the client’s condition(s) and progress, and discovering the training needs of caregivers.

  • May include the initiation of the service plan in conjunction with the client and/or the client’s representative and making necessary revisions as the client’s status and needs change.

  • Manages the agency’s medication system and medical treatments as prescribed by the clients’ physicians.

  • Provides instructions and/or delegation of tasks of nursing to caregivers as appropriate per assessment and the service plan.

  • Communicates with caregiving team as a part of the service plan development.

  • Obtains physician or practitioner’s orders in writing and files in client’s records

  • May teach the client, family or caregiver self-care techniques as appropriate.

  • Provides instructions to caregivers regarding medications and medical treatments for clients ordered by clients’ physicians.

Additional Duties

  • Participates in Aims Vascular Access Team meetings

  • Participates in on-call duties as assigned.

  • Instructs, supervises and evaluates caregivers providing medication and medical treatment services.

  • Assumes responsibility for personal growth and development and maintains and upgrades professional knowledge and practice skills through attendance and participation in continuing education and in-service classes.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
  • Current licensed Oregon Registered Nurse in good standing with the Oregon State Board of Nursing.

  • Documentation of ability to work legally in U.S.A.

  • Maintains a current CPR certification provided by an American Heart Association accredited agency.

  • Current valid driver’s license and vehicle with insurance.

  • Minimum of two years’ experience, in home care or hospice nursing is preferred.

  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrates excellent observation, problem solving, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Shows ability to organize and prioritize workload independently.

  • Must adhere to all State and Federal Regulations

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