RN Registered Nurse - (F/T, P/T and PRN) 8/12/2016

Alacare Home Health & Hospice Alexander City, AL

Company
Alacare Home Health & Hospice
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
77238790
AJE Ref #
575857611
Location
Alexander City, AL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Associates Degree

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Requisition Number
07-0491
Title
RN Registered Nurse - (F/T, P/T and PRN)
County
TALLAPOOSA
Position Type
Full Time
Description
Showcase all of your nursing skills! This position offers you the opportunity to use state-of-the-art technology while delivering compassionate, personalized nursing care.


Duties include:

* Serving as a patient advocate in all situations

* Patient assessments, including physical, emotional, psychosocial, environmental and educational components

* Providing skilled nursing care to patients in their homes

* Identifying patient needs and making timely referrals to other disciplines in collaboration with the physician and care manager

* Supervising LPNs and home care aides

* Providing comprehensive teaching to patients and their caregivers

* Timely and appropriate documentation of patient s status

Requirements
Home care nursing is both challenging and rewarding! This job requires a person who can work independently, while never forgetting that home health care is a team effort.


Other requirements include:

* Nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing (Diploma or Associate Degree)

* Current Alabama registered nurse license

* Comfort in communicating with elderly people who have multiple nursing care needs

* Willingness to work in home environments of patients who may have values or standards different from your own

* Facilitation of positive nurse-physician relationships

* Ability to make evaluations and decisions based on measurable or verifiable criteria

* Ability to turn, lift, carry and otherwise transport patient

* Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

* Respecting the patient s privacy and maintaining confidentiality

* Current Alabama driver s license and automobile liability insurance

* CPR Certification