RN - Private Duty

US-ME-Brunswick
Job ID
2016-1193
Job Type
Per Diem
Category
Nursing
Unit
Private Duty RN/LPN
Shift
Varies
Hours per Week
Per Diem

Overview

A Registered Nurse is professional member of the private duty health care team. Who provides nursing care to clients in the home. With physician orders as indicated an established plan of care, and within The Nurse Practice Act. The Registered Nurse reports to the Private Duty Program Manager. He/She is responsible for independent assessment, planning, and implementation of client care. He/She represents CHANS Home Health & Hospice and demonstrates excellent customer service and positive guest relations through effective communication skills, client advocacy, and maintaining collaborative relationships.

Responsibilities

  • Observes and provides ongoing assessment of client and family circumstances
  • Provides initial and ongoing assessment of clients plan of care and in collaboration with the private duty manager, recommends and implements changes
  • Teaches safety precautions, medication actions, interventions, and appropriate home health measures
  • Demonstrates positive, effective communication skills with client, families, and members of the private duty heathcare team
  • Provides input for direct care giver evaluations, and assists with orientation of new staff as indicated by the private duty program manager
  • Demonstrates an ability to respond to changing workload related to client census and situations

Qualifications

  • RN license, State of Maine
  • Current BLS Healthcare Provider certification
  • Must possess current knowledge of disease process, emergency interventions and healthcare measures pertinent for each individual client
  • Must possess good assessment and effective communication skills
  • One year experience in related field; prior home health experience preferred

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