To provide nursing care to clients and direction and leadership to designated staff.
RN degree in Nursing
SPECIFICATIONS: Position is Part-Time, Day Shift, 25-40 hours/week and includes rotating weekends and holidays.
SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Provides in-home nursing care to assigned clients, in a caring, safe and efficient manner. Assures medications and treatments are administered to assigned clients. Demonstrates familiarity with the therapeutic effects and side effects of all medications ordered. Correlates medications to diagnosis. Accurately completes glucometer testing and control monitoring according to procedure.
Assures physicians’ orders are processed and physicians notified in a timely manner. Directs and documents care provided to clients. Utilizes appropriate diagnosis codes that are supported by documentation. Updates in a client’s diagnosis and any resulting change in codes shall be communicated to the billing office in a timely manner. Receives and shares information; observes and reports clients’ conditions to appropriate staff. Explains procedures before and during care. Directs and assists with client, family / significant other education.
Must have current RN licensure. Two years nursing experience, preferably in home health. Must have valid driver’s license with a favorable driving record, reliable transportation, current automobile insurance and be willing to work a flexible schedule including weekends. Bilingual a plus. Current CPR certification or ability to become certified within 180 days of hire. Cannot have any qualifying convictions.
WORK LOCATION: Work is performed primarily in the client’s home.
WAGE: $20.25 to $25.31/hr (depending on experience).
CLOSING DATE: March 1st or until filled.
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