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Sunday, May 3, 2009

Registered Nurse - RN Job in Dallas, Texas US

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Registered Nurse - RN

Job Title:
Registered Nurse - RN

Maxim Staffing Solutions--Nurse Staffing

Dallas, TX


Job Category:

Lisa Szoke

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MD 21046

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Maxim Staffing is searching for a qualified Utilization Review Registered Nurse to work in elite facility in Dallas. Experience in a utilization management position preferred or experience in a health insurance setting preferred; familiarity with government programs a plus. Must be able to type and navigate Windows-based software. Knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT/HCPCS code required. Must be able to work in an office setting in a cubicle.

Since 1988, Maxim Healthcare Services has become one of the largest employers of clinicians in the nation. At Maxim Staffing Solutions, a division of Maxim Healthcare Services, we're known for our quality of patient care, commitment to employee development and emphasis on customer service. Maxim knows that you deserve great benefits, flexible scheduling and rewarding assignments, so our Healthcare Recruiters will match your skills, experience and schedule in order to find you the best assignments in top medical facilities. Maxim Recruiters are always available to provide you with the assistance you need to get your job done, so call us today; Maxim has a solution for you.

The Registered Nurse, as a professional practitioner employed by Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc., assumes responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care. The nurse demonstrates ability to make clinical judgments in an effective and efficient manner with supervision. The nurse demonstrates critical thinking and performance ability in the coordination of patient care. Consistently performs according to nursing standards and is accountable in managing patient care and assisting others in the management of patient care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care.

* Performs focused interview to identify specific patients needs.

* Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in the patient's condition.

* Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from health care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses.

* Documents the patient's plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions.

* Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements.

* Monitors consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff.

* Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard.

* Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient environment.

* Initiates and evaluates patient and/or family education.

* Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, and effective/ineffective nursing interventions.

* Documents patient's response to nursing and other interventions.

* Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned unit/floor including establishing priorities.

* Monitors the safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment.

* Participates in activities to facilitate good interpersonal communications with the chosen facility.

* Supports professional practice by observing the following: Uses knowledge and practices in accordance with 1) the Nurse Practice Act; 2) Standards of Nursing Practice; 3) Standards of Patient Care; 4) JCAHO, state and local laws; 5) Patient's Bill of Rights; and 6) Maxim Healthcare, nursing and client hospital policies.

* Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

* Current Registered Nurse License for the state in which the nurse practices.

* Full command, verbal and written, of the English language.

* Current Health Certificate (per facility contract or state regulation).

* Current PPD or Chest X-Ray.

* One year prior professional nursing experience preferred.

* Current BLS card.

* Successful completion of screening tests for the clinical specialty area(s) in which the RN practices with a score of 80% or greater.

* Maxim background screening

Physical/Work Environment Requirements:

* May work at off-site facility/ client site

* May be exposed to blood-borne pathogens, chemotherapeutic and toxic chemicals

Maxim employees are our greatest asset. We offer the following benefits:
-Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
-401k Program
-Competitive Pay
-Flexible Scheduling
-Direct Deposit
-Free Continuing Education (CE) Program
-Positive Work Environment and Friendly Staff Bonuses
-Travel Benefits (as applicable)
-24 hour on- call service

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