Registered Nurse / RN / Private Duty - PRN - ReqCode 889869
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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 11/24/2016
SunCrest Private Duty
Jefferson City, TN
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SunCrest Private Duty
657 Broadway, Suite B
Jefferson City, TN
Phone Number: (423) 581-2999
Fax Number: (423) 586-2977
Exciting Home Health Nursing Opportunity! Join Our Team and
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SunCrest Home Health (Private Duty) is a proud member of Almost Family, a leading provider of home health nursing, rehabilitation and personal care services. Our Senior Advocacy Mission raises the bar with programs designed to achieve better outcomes for our patients. For over 30 years, we have developed a culture that fosters innovation, clinical excellence, and integrity. Why consider choosing a career with us? Because we are committed to helping you achieve your goals. As a member of our Senior Advocacy Care Team, we are confident you will achieve more for your career with industry-leading specialty programs that enhance care and promote better outcomes for patients. You will enjoy the support of a progressive group along with great benefits, competitive pay, and flexible schedule options to fit your lifestyle. If a long tradition of world-class caring is important to you, consider joining our team. You'll feel right at home.
DESCRIPTION: A Registered Nurse is a professional member of the health care team who provides skilled nursing care to clients under an established Physician Plan of Treatment, in compliance with the Nurse Practice Act, and adheres to the policies and procedures of this agency. This position reports to the Nursing Supervisor. In an institutional setting this person reports to the designated person. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Must possess a valid current nursing license under the State Board of Nursing. 2. Must have a minimum of one year experience in an acute care setting. 3. Must possess and maintain current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification. 4. Must be of mature and responsible character. 5. Must possess current knowledge of the disease process; emergency interventions and health care measures pertinent for each individual client. 6. Must possess good observational nursing judgment and effective communication skills. 7. Must be of good physical and mental health. 8. Must complete this agency employment process. RESPONSIBILITIES: The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 1. Provide specialized nursing care. 2. Observe and provide ongoing assessment of client and family circumstances. 3. Communicate client changes and needs to the physician and Nursing Supervisor. 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. 7. Maintain current skills, knowledge and information by continued education programs. 8. Document accurately and submit timely the nursing notes, according to agency standards. PERFORMANCE: Performance is deemed competent when the Registered Nurse: 1. Demonstrates ability to provide nursing care within the parameters of the State Nurse Practice Act and the policies and procedures of this agency. 2. Demonstrates ability to initiate and implement a realistic care plan. 3. Demonstrates ability to continually assess a client's changing physical, emotional and social condition. 4. Demonstrates effective communication skills. 5. Demonstrates ability to document pertinent information and submit records in accordance with this agency policies.
If you have a passion for seniors, a special place awaits you on our Senior Advocacy Team!