RN/LPN- Private Duty Nursing - Weekends in Palm Harbor, FL at Family First Homecare

Date Posted: 11/9/2019

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Job Description

Weekends

 

Position Description:

 

The Registered Nurse (RN), or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)  is responsible for providing nursing care in accordance with Family First Homecare (FFHC) policy, Nurse Practice Acts, and State/ Federal regulations.

 

Additional responsibilities include representing Family First Homecare and its services in a competent, professional and responsive manner while maintaining standards of high quality patient care and customer service in accordance with all state, local and federal requirements, rules and regulations.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Is responsible and accountable for making decisions that are based on the individual’s nursing experience and educational preparation

• Performs admission, transfer, re-certification, resumption of care and discharge paperwork as assigned

• Ensures the completion of patient care documentation in a timely manner

• Evaluates the effectiveness of nursing service to the patient and family on an ongoing basis

• Consults with physicians concerning alterations of patient care plans, documentation of changes in patient care and reports all changes in care to the nurse supervisor

• Partners with other FFHC caregivers in the delivery of patient care

• Participates in FFHC Quality Assurance, Performance Improvement program (QAPI) as requested

• Continually strives to improve his/her nursing care skills

• Attends and/or completes all mandatory training/ in-services as assigned

• Submits required personnel file documentation in a timely manner

• Adheres to FFHC compliance and ethics expectations

• Maintains patient and family confidentiality

• Maintains professional, supportive and responsive interpersonal communication skills

• Performs other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

• Active Florida Nursing license

• Current CPR

• Must have a clear background screening

• The ability to read and communicate in English both verbally and in writing

• Working knowledge of Nurse Practice Acts