Responsible for professional nursing care and related assistance to patients/families at clinic and as part of a nurse home visting program. The Clinic Site Nurse is involved in direct and indirect patient care. This position provides direction to Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs) and Medical Assistants (MAs) as well as other non-licensed nursing personnel in the provision of patient care. In collaboration with other health team members, follows the philosophy, policies and goals of LSCC.
This is a new nursing role at LSCC Bastrop will participate in a community-based program called Family Connects that supports new parents in caring for their newborn(s), offers physcial assessments of the mother and the baby, addresses questions about caring for the newborn(s), identifies parents' needs, and helps to identify community services or resources to meet those needs. Home visiting nurse will work with team to schedule families for an initial Family Connects home visit in which the nurse will conduct within the first three week after birth.