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Registered Nurse RN, Per Diem

Pathwell Health

This is a Contract position in Culpeper, VA posted November 24, 2022.

The RN is responsible for assessing patient health problems and needs, developing and implementing nursing care plans, and maintaining medical records. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Provide skilled nursing treatments as ordered by the client’s doctor 
  • Complete evaluation tasks, including vital signs and medication reviews 
  • Coordinate with physicians, therapists and other individuals in the client’s care plan 
  • Assess and chart observations of the client’s condition at each visit 
  • Maintain complete and accurate documentation of nursing care 
  • Work collaboratively with all members of the health care team 
  • Provide education to clients and families on proper home health care procedures and strategies 
  • Record patients’ medical information and vital signs 
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients’ conditions 
  • Administer local, inhalation, intravenous, or other anesthetic 
  • Prepare patients for and assist with examinations or treatments 
  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients’ responses and conditions 
  • Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient’s condition 
  • Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity 
  • Engage in research activities and participation in formal educational training activities related to nursing 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES) 

  • Associates degree required; Graduate of an accredited state approved, Bachelor’s Degree from school of nursing preferred 
  • Current and valid Virginia Registered Nurse License 
  • Prior nursing experience, specifically in home health (preferred) 
  • Current CPR certification (required) 
  • Driver’s License 
  • Car Insurance 
  • Car Registration 
  • Strong interpersonal skills that build personal rapport and establish trust with the client 
  • Computer literate 
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Excellent written and communication skills 
  • Ability to meet physical demands of the job (ex: lifting 50 pounds for transfers) 
  • Home health care experience 
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.