RN Home Health - Geriatrics/Psych Nurse PRN

Location: Pensacola, Florida
Date Posted: 04-26-2011

PRN RN position available for home visits for psychiatric and geriatric patients.
 
Responsible for providing and directing the provision of home nursing care to clients through the application of the nursing process.

1.      Provides services requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill, in accordance with the plan of treatment. Makes the initial evaluation visit to the client.  Demonstrates competency in all skills required for the agency, including, but not limited to, venipunctures, infusion therapy, infusion therapy device care, wound care and aseptic technique.
2.      Evaluates, and regularly reevaluates, the nursing needs of the client; initiates, develops, implements and makes necessary revisions to the client’s plan of care. 
3.      Initiates nursing procedures as appropriate to the client’s care. Makes referrals to other disciplines as indicated.
4.      Teaches, supervises and counsels the client and family regarding home nursing procedures and other care needs as appropriate to the client’s condition. 
5.      Coordinates the total plan of care and maintains continuity of client care by liaisoning with other health professionals assigned to the clients. Attends client care conferences. 
6.      Develops, prepares and maintains individualized client care progress records with accuracy, timeliness and according to policies. Submits accurate documentation within 24 hours of visit.
 
 
Home visits on an as needed basis.  Case conference not required for PRN positions, but encouraged. Must have reliable transportation and agency-required liability insurance.  Must be able to pass a level 2 background check.  Must be able to adapt to client status and needs, as directed. Schedule changes daily due to staffing, client condition, new clients, etc. Must be on-call.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
 
1.      Completion of a nursing program from an accredited school or university required.
2.      Minimum of one year nursing experience required, home health experience preferred.
3.      Licensed to practice professional nursing in the state of Florida. Valid Driver’s License.  Proof of auto insurance.


 



 
 
Responsible for providing and directing the provision of home nursing care to Medicare clients through the application of the nursing process.

 

 

1.      Provides services requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill, in accordance with the plan of treatment. Makes the initial evaluation visit to the client.  Demonstrates competency in all skills required for the agency, including, but not limited to, venipunctures, infusion therapy, infusion therapy device care, wound care and aseptic technique.
2.      Evaluates, and regularly reevaluates, the nursing needs of the client; initiates, develops, implements and makes necessary revisions to the client’s plan of care. 
3.      Initiates nursing procedures as appropriate to the client’s care. Makes referrals to other disciplines as indicated.
4.      Teaches, supervises and counsels the client and family regarding home nursing procedures and other care needs as appropriate to the client’s condition. 
5.      Coordinates the total plan of care and maintains continuity of client care by liaisoning with other health professionals assigned to the clients. Attends client care conferences. 
6.      Develops, prepares and maintains individualized client care progress records with accuracy, timeliness and according to policies. Submits accurate documentation within 24 hours of visit.
 
 
Home visits daily on an as needed basis.  Case conference not required for PRN positions, but encouraged. Must have reliable transportation and agency-required liability insurance.  Must be able to pass a level 2 background check.  Must be able to adapt to client status and needs, as directed. Schedule changes daily due to staffing, client condition, new clients, etc. Must be on-call.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
 
1.      Completion of a nursing program from an accredited school or university required.
2.      Minimum of one year nursing experience required, home health experience preferred.
3.   Licensed to practice professional nursing in the state of Florida. Valid Driver’s License.  Proof of auto insurance.


 



 
 
 
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