Registered Nurse (RN)

<p>Are you looking for a job where you can make a difference in people&rsquo;s lives? Do you want to work for a company that truly cares about you? At BrightStar Care, we become part of our clients&rsquo; lives by providing the highest quality care when they need our help the most. That&rsquo;s where you can shine.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> Our employees are our greatest asset, so we are committed to hiring the best in the industry.&nbsp;Come work for us and see how BrightStar Care employees uphold A Higher Standard.</p>

Madison, WI

BrightStar Care - Madison, WI

<p>At BrightStar Care of Madison, Independently Owned and Operated our home care agency provides quality home care, caregivers, and medical staffing solutions to families and businesses throughout the state of Wisconsin. We offer compassionate care, peace of mind and exceptional service &mdash; any time, any place.</p>

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Overview: The Registered Nurse (RN) will report to the Director of Nursing and is responsible for providing clinic services.&nbsp; The staff RN is responsible for ensuring that care is delivered appropriately and the standards of quality are adhered to.&nbsp; RNs will be responsible for providing services to clients and will strive to provide these services in a compassionate, professional, ethical and knowledgeable fashion. <p>The Registered Nurse must consistently demonstrate and foster the following core values behaviors during all interactions with shareholders, clients, employees, vendors, and other business partners. Core values are the key behaviors that determine our decision-making at BrightStar.</p> <p><strong>Core Competencies:</strong></p> <p>The Registered Nurse must demonstrate and execute the following position-specific competencies to ensure effective, profitable, and client-centered branch operations.</p> <p><strong>GWC: </strong></p> <p>&ldquo;G&rdquo; &ndash; Must demonstrate and have a &ldquo;get-it&rdquo; mentality; clearly understands his/her key accountabilities; confident as a subject matter expert in his/her job.</p> <p>&ldquo;W&rdquo; &ndash; Demonstrates a &ldquo;want-it&rdquo; attitude; accepts challenges; asks, &ldquo;what can I do to help?&rdquo; demonstrates a high-level of drive and energy for his/her job and success of others.</p> <p>&ldquo;C&rdquo; &ndash; Demonstrates the capacity to perform desired job expectations; ability to grow and &ldquo;stretch&rdquo; in position as the needs of the business changes and evolves.</p> <p><strong>LMA:</strong></p> <p>&ldquo;L&rdquo; &ndash; Effectively leads through example his/her area of responsibility.</p> <p>&ldquo;M&rdquo; &ndash; Manages processes, procedures, and standards to achieve desired results.</p> <p>&ldquo;A&rdquo; &ndash; Holds himself/herself and others accountable for getting the job done and maximizing value to company, clients, one another.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities</strong>:</p> <p><strong>Responsibilities of the RNs include, but are not limited to the following</strong>:</p> <ul> <li>Directs, initiates, and implements patient care plan.</li> <li>Explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation, understanding and allay apprehension.</li> <li>Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques.</li> <li>Prepares equipment and aids physician during treatment and examination of patient.</li> <li>Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of patient</li> <li>Observes patient, records significant conditions, condition changes and/or reactions and notifies supervisor or physician of patient&rsquo;s condition, significant condition changes and/or adverse reaction to drugs, treatments and/or other significant incidents.</li> <li>Takes and records patients&rsquo; vital signs to detect deviations from normal and assesses condition of patient.</li> <li>Responds to life saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures and protocol.</li> <li>Documents nursing history and physical assessment for assigned patients.</li> <li>Initiates a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient as prescribed by the physician and/or hospital policy including patient and family instruction.</li> <li>Rotates among various clinical services of institution such as obstetrics, orthopedics, surgery, outpatient and admitting, pediatrics, and psychiatry.</li> <li>Bathes, dresses, and assists patients in transferring, walking, and turning.</li> <li>Keeps rooms safe for patients and answers patients&rsquo; calls.</li> <li>Ensures timesheets are accurate, signed, and turned in by 12pm every Monday.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Qualifications:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Registered Nurse with current unencumbered licensure to practice professional nursing in the state in which the care if being provided.</li> <li>Minimum of 1 year of documented experience preferred.</li> <li>Comply with accepted professional standards of practice.</li> <li>Certified in CPR.</li> <li>Negative TB skin test or chest x-ray.</li> <li>Licensed driver with automobile that is insured in accordance with the organizations requirements.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Physical Requirements:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Must be able to stand walk, squat, bend, kneel, reach, twist, push and pull. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Personal Protective Equip:&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong></p> <ul> <li>May include gloves, mask, eye protection, and disposable outer covering.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Working Conditions: </strong></p> <ul> <li>Contact with clients under a wide variety of circumstances.&nbsp; Care provided in client&rsquo;s living environment with varying situations or in an institution such as a hospital.&nbsp; May be required to respond in an emergency situation.&nbsp; Travel required.&nbsp; Position includes tasks that have the potential for exposure to blood and other potentially infectious material (OPIM) such as body fluids/tissues.</li> </ul>