Private Duty Registered Nurses

Houston, TX

Posted: 11/02/2023 Employment Type: Full-Time/Part-Time Industry: Health Care, Nurse Job Number: Houston 1 Pay Rate: Starting at $42.00

Job Description

Private Duty Nursing


Uptown Homecare is searching for Registered Nurses to care for private duty adult patients. We are searching for an RN who can work full time 2-3 shifts a week with rotating weekends.


The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. Provide specialized nursing care in a private residence.
    2. Observe and provide ongoing assessment of client and family circumstances.
    4. Initiation of preventive, rehabilitative and therapeutic measures.
    5. Teach safety precautions; medication actions and interactions; appropriate health care measures.
    6. Administration of medications, treatments and other modalities as ordered by the attending physician.


Private Duty Registered Nurse Requirements:

  • Must have 1 – 2 years of recent fulltime experience working as a RN.
  • Prefer the nurse to have experience in the home setting, but if the nurse has a strong clinical background, will be considered.
  • Must have a current Texas RN license and be in good standing with the Texas Board of Nursing
  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS or American Red Cross BLS
  • Negative TB/PPD in the past 12 months
  • Reliable transportation
  • Current TX Driver’s License with clear driving record
  • Experience caring for adult and/or geriatric patients
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds for transfers and be able to perform bending, squatting, twisting, kneeling and reaching while caring for patients.
  • Demonstrate positive interpersonal skills, and be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be available to work 2 – 3 shifts per week with rotating weekends!
  • Demonstrate the ability to make appropriate nursing judgments with critical thinking skills.
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills and presents in a friendly, caring manner.
  • Exhibit professional behavior.


Medical specialties:

  • Home Health
  • Privat Duty
  • ICU / ER hospital exp
  • Critical Care


Standard shift 8- and 12-hours

  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • Must be willing to work 2-3 shifts a week with rotating weekends

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