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Registered Nurse - High-Pay - Med Surg

Company: Maxim Healthcare
Location: Killeen
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - High-PayMaxim Healthcare Services is hiring a Registered Nurse to work 1:1 with our pediatric and adult cases in the Killeen area for part-time weekend shifts. Pay starting at $45/hour (ventilator experience is a plus)!

The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing and documenting skilled nursing care in accordance with the care plan developed for each individual patient and within the physician's orders. The Registered Nurse is also responsible for providing services, as directed by contract and/or program, while under the supervision of a contract/program clinical designee. The RN provides service in accordance with Maxim's philosophy, standards and policies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Assesses and evaluates patient nursing needs regularly
* Utilizes the nursing process to plan, implement, and evaluate patient/client care and/or services provided to client(s) receiving contracted services, as required
* Initiates the plan of care when directed and requests from prescriber any necessary revisions as patient status and needs change
* Incorporates therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative nursing actions based on patient diagnosis and established goals
* Intervenes as applicable in response to changes in patient/client condition and reports such changes to appropriate physician or supervisor
* Administers medications and treatments as prescribed, as well as, monitors and documents effectiveness of intervention
* Assures patient/client safety at all times
* Monitors the safety and effectiveness of the care/services environment and equipment used, including universal precautions
* Reviews plan of care and program protocols and identifies areas for healthcare teaching/education, care coordination, goal setting and discharge planning needs, as applicable
* Documents all physician collaboration/coordination of care in the medical record and communicates this information as needed
* Adheres to the following professional practice standards:
* Nurse Practice Act
* Standards of Nursing Practice
* Standards of Patient Care
* Standards of Accrediting Body
* State and Local Laws
* Patient Bill of Rights
* Policies and procedures of contracted customers
* Adheres to Maxim policy, procedure and applicable protocols
* Attends case conferences, team meetings and education in-services, as required
* Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

* Graduate of an accredited school of nursing preferred
* Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in specific state required
* Complies with accepted professional standards and practice
* One year prior professional nursing experience preferred
* Current CPR, as applicable, for direct patient care
* PPD or chest x-ray if applicable
* Successful completion of Maxim Orientation and Compliance training, and all other assigned trainings as applicable required
* Successful completion of Maxim's Competency Program
* Proficiency in the English language required
* Current Health Certificate (per facility contract or state regulation) required
* Must meet all federal, state, local and contract requirements


At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

* Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
* Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
* 401(k) savings plan
* Awards and recognition programs

About Maxim Healthcare Services

Maxim Healthcare Services has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, employees and communities for more than 30 years. We offer private duty nursing, skilled nursing, physical rehabilitation, companion care, respite care and behavioral care for individuals with chronic and acute illnesses and disabilities. Our commitment to quality customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical healthcare needs makes us a trusted partner wherever care is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Services is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Maxim Healthcare, Killeen , Registered Nurse - High-Pay - Med Surg, Healthcare , Killeen, Texas

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