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Home Health Registered Nurse (RN)

BrightStar Care

This is a Full-time position in Pensacola, FL posted June 10, 2024.

 
 

Join the BrightStar Team as a Home Health Infusion Registered Nurse (RN) and Shine! 

Do you enjoy spending more time with your patients?  Our RN’s bring compassion and comfort to home care by giving personalized One-to-One care that makes a noticeable difference in the lives of our patients.  Our nurses are the heart of our company – the BrightSTARS to our patients. 

BrightStar Care of Pensacola is looking for compassionate, hard-working, and reliable RNs to care for our Infusion, IVIG, Wound Care, Picc Line Dressing Changes, etc. clients in the Escambia County area

Job description:

The infusion/wound care nurse is responsible for the assessment, treatment, and ongoing management of patients with wounds and those requiring infusion therapy in the home. This role involves collaborating with other healthcare professionals to develop and implement comprehensive care plans tailored to individual patient needs.

 

Registered Nurse (RN) Responsibilities: 

  • Provide 1:1 care in the patient’s home. 

  • Implement treatment and plan of care using sound judgment and critical thinking. 

  • Maintain accurate, detailed, and timely documentation consistent with the care plan and nursing processes. 

  • Perform all skills, treatments, and procedures to the scope of practice defined in the Nurse Practice Act in the state of clinical practice and adhere to the company policy, procedures, and protocols. 

Wound Assessment and Management:

  • Conduct thorough assessments of wounds, including wound, appearance, size, depth, and characteristics.
  • Identify factors contributing to delayed wound healing and develop appropriate treatment plans.
  • Cleanse and dress wounds as prescribed, while using aseptic techniques.
  • Apply dressings, topical medications, and other wound care products as prescribed.
  • Monitor wound healing progress and adjust treatment plans accordingly and educate patients on wound care techniques, prevention strategies, and signs of complications.

Infusion Therapy Administration:

  • Administer intravenous (IV) medications, fluids, and other therapies as prescribed by physicians.
  • IVIG experience necessary
  • Ensure the proper selection, insertion, and maintenance of vascular access devices (e.g., peripheral IV lines, central venous catheters).
  • Monitor patients during infusion therapy for adverse reactions, complications, and educate patients and caregivers on infusion therapy procedures, potential side effects, and self-care measures.
  • We also offer a variety of short skilled skilled visits such as wound care, sticks, tech and trains, etc…

Collaboration and Communication:

  • Collaborate with physicians, wound care specialists, and other healthcare team members to develop comprehensive care plans.
  • Communicate effectively with patients, families, and caregivers regarding treatment plans, progress, and follow-up care instructions.
  • Document assessments, interventions, and patient responses accurately and timely in electronic medical records.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary rounds and case conferences to review patient progress and adjust treatment plans as needed.

Here are some of the perks: 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, PTO, 401k  
  • Weekly pay with direct deposit
  • 24/7 DON Oversight    

Registered Nurse (RN) Qualifications: 

  • An unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state where care is provided 

  • Minimum of (1) year nursing experience 

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and organizational and multi-tasking skills 

  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety guidelines and procedures (sanitation, decontamination, etc.) and willingness to follow them at all times 

  • Up-to-date Level 2 AHCA Background, Valid Driver’s License, Auto Insurance, BLS CPR card, and an up-to-date TB skin test or Chest X-Ray 

  • Must be able to stand, walk, squat, bend, kneel, reach, twist, push, and pull 

  • Must be able to lift or transfer up to 50 pounds 

 

Candidate must have demonstrated alignment and experience in successfully living the BrightStar Care Core Values: 

  • Be Open and Honest: Approachable, Fun, Unflappable, Kind, Empathetic 

  • Serve with Passion: Help First, Confident Yet Humble, For the Greater Good, Make a Real Difference 

  • Do the Right Thing: Honest, Ethical, Tell the Truth 

  • Do What You Say: On Time, Finish What You Start, Accountable, Take Responsibility 

  • Make it Great: Continuous Improvement, Exceed Expectations, Bring Out the Best in Others, Detail Oriented 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

BrightStar Care is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.  BrightStar Care participates in E-Verify. 

Disability Accommodation 

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email BrightStarHR@brightstarcare.com