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Chenega Corporation Pediatric Home Health Registered Nurse in Corpus Christi, Texas



Company Job Title: Pediatric Registered Nurse

Chenega Job Title: Registered Nurse I

Clearance: Background Check

Location: Corpus Christi, TX

Reports To: Project Manager

FLSA Status: Non Exempt, Full Time, Temporary

Prepared Date: 03-19-2020

Approved Date: 03-19-2020


The Pediatric Registered Nurse will administer skilled nursing care for maternal/child clients in their place of residence, coordinate care with the interdisciplinary team, patient/family and referring agency; and assumes the responsibility for coordination of care.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement/develop/document the plan of care to ensure quality and continuity of care.

  • Assess home health pediatric patient/family to identify the physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation, clinical record, case conference, team report, and evaluations.

  • Provide care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA).

  • Supervise and provide clinical directions to ensure quality and continuity of service provided.

  • Assure continuity of quality patient care delivered with appropriate documentation.

  • Monitor assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third-party payor.

  • Demonstrate commitment, professional growth and competency.

  • Promote Agency philosophy and administrative policies.

  • Perform on-call responsibilities and provide on-call service to patients/families as assigned.

  • Provide effective communication to patient/family, team members, and other health care profession.

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate School of Nursing.

  • Current Texas State license as a Registered Nurse, current Texas Driver’s License.

  • Minimum one-year experience as a Registered Nurse in a clinical care pediatric setting, home health experience preferred.

  • Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice and pediatric competency.

  • Proof of current CPR, and Hepatitis consent/declination.

  • Reliable transportation and valid auto liability insurance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.

  • Works in patients’ home in various conditions, possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases, the ability to work a flexible schedule, the ability to travel locally, some exposure to unpleasant weather, PRN emergency call.

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Corpus Christi

Organization: Akeso Health Services, LLC
Strategic Business Unit: Environmental Healthcare and Facilities
Security Requirements: Background Check
Job Schedule: Full Time Non-Exempt
Recruiter: Shia Perez
Req ID: 2000002571