Registered Nurse - RN Home Care
Palm Bay, FL
Position overview Home Care RN position is Per Diem, servicing Medicare cases in Brevard County. MUST HAVE reliable transportation, willing to travel in the cities serviced and have at least 1 yr of home care geriatric/pediatric background Once you have answered all pre-qualifying questions, follow the link below to apply: https://gencarestaffingsolutions.blueskymss.com/Login.html?redirectUrl DUTIES To provide nursing care is in accordance with the geriatric and pediatric patient's plan of care. RESPONSIBILITIES Conduct initial and ongoing comprehensive essments of the patient’s needs, including Outcome and essment Details Set (OASIS) essments and reses at appropriate time points. Comprehensive health and psychosocial evaluation, monitoring of the patient's condition, health promotion and prevention, coordination of services, teaching and training activities. Initiate the plan of care and revises it as necessary. Provide all services requiring specialized pediatric nursing skills. Educate the patient and family regarding the disease process, self-care techniques and prevention procedures. Initiate and maintain appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Prepare clinical and progress notes; evaluates the effectiveness and outcomes of care. Coordinate services with other departments and other appropriate care givers. Analyze and provide chart essments for case conferences. Act as a liaison with physicians, hospitals and specialty organizations and provides them with details and instruction. Supervise LPNs and paraprofessionals providing services to the patient. Plan for the patient's discharge from the program. Participate in in-service programs. JOB CONDITIONS Must be able to access patients’ homes which may not be routinely wheelchair accessible. Hearing, eyesight and physical dexterity must be sufficient to perform a physical essment of the patient's condition and to perform patient care. Physical activities will include, walking, sitting, stooping, and standing and minimal to max lifting of patients and the turning of patients. The ability to communicate both verbally and in writing is required as frequent communication by telephone and in writing in English is involved. EQUIPMENT OPERATION Thermometer, B/P cuff, glucometer, penlight, hand washing materials. COMPANY DETAILS Has access to all patient medical records, personnel records and patient financial accounts which may be discussed with the Director of Nursing. REQUIREMENTS 1. Must be a graduate from an accredited institution of Nursing. 2. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred 3. Must be licensed in the State as a Registered Nurse 4. One Year Pediatric Nursing background is required, preferably in a Home health Agency; should also have ability in any specialized nursing procedures and equipment used for infants, children and adolescents.
Gencare Staffing Solutions
July 22 2019 on ListedBuy