Best Home Care

LPN/RN Community Nurse Per Diem/Home Care Experience REQUIRED

Wakefield, MA
Full-time


SUMMARY: The community Health Nurse is responsible for providing direct nursing care and clinical supervision of Home Health Aides.

  • ***HOME CARE EXPERIENCE REQUIRED***

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluate, initiate, and implement a nursing care plan for assigned patients as well as being responsible for on-going treatment and identification of patient problems.
  • Provide skilled nursing care consistent with professional observations, physician’s orders, and interpretation of each patient’s needs; plans of care are to include: observation, management and patient teaching.
  • Make necessary revisions in the patient’s care plan and establish long and short term goals.
  • Document skilled nursing based on the nursing care plan.
  • Submit all required paperwork in a timely manner
  • Prepare periodic reports which are sent to the physician
  • Initiate appropriate preventative and/or rehabilitative teaching as need is identified and as consistent with attending physicians order.
  • Instruct and supervise Home Health Aides as assigned.
  • Maintain professional competence through In-Service attendance and similar professional resources.
  • Assist with the quality assurance program as requested.
  • Perform other duties related to this position as needed.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience-
  • Minimum of 1 year of hospital or home health experience
  • Preferred Skills-
  • Must display empathy, warmth, responsibility, initiative, tact, objectivity and adaptability.
  • Proven ability to foster good interpersonal relationships
  • Well groomed at all times and good personal health
  • Establishes nursing judgment based on physiological, psychological, social spiritual and nursing knowledge.
  • Ability to follow standard practice and procedures
  • Capability of evaluating client’s condition, needs and attitudes
  • Physical requirement’s may include:
  • Lifting, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing, sitting, standing and walking. * Mental Effort involves:
  • Observation and assessment of physical and emotional needs * Must exercise extreme tact in dealing with staff, community, clients and their family.

Please visit www.bestmakesithappen.com to fill out an application or call Tricia in HR @ 781-224-3622. Reliable Transportation is a MUST.

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