AdventHealth Home Health Registered Nurse FT Days - Pinellas in Zephyrhills, Florida
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :
Comply with all department policies, procedures, practices and standards of care.
Admit new patients according to Department procedure.
Performs a comprehensive patient assessment, develop and implement an individual patient care plan based on ongoing interpretation of physiological, psychological, sociological deficits affecting the state of health of the patient.
Evaluates patient progress toward care plan goals.
Coordinates the activities of health team members to provide comprehensive care and continuity of services and conducts team meetings.
Supervise and plan Home Health Aide activities appropriate to individual patient care requirements and in accordance with department policy.
Supervise LPN activities appropriate to individual patient care requirements and in accordance with department policy.
Demonstrates effective communication skills with all team member, patients and families.
Maintains clinical record information in accordance with established standards and within established time frames.
Prepare and submits schedule daily.
Demonstrate cost-effective practices.
Participate in the review process and the agency performance improvement program.
Participate in orientation, in-service and staff meetings as scheduled.
Report pertinent observations to attending physician, change patient care plan as directed.
Provide patient education, medication administration, wound management, infusion management, ostomy management, etc., perform appropriate dressing changes as ordered by physician while utilizing appropriate hand hygiene practices and obtains orders for all products used.
Secures patient confidentiality by protecting patient information on and off duty.
Displays flexibility in accepting assignment changes and readily accepts assignment and patient care responsibilities including participation in weekend/after-hours coverage and call rotation.
Develop professional and clinical skills through attendance at staff development meetings, pertinent educational activities and professional affiliations.
Complete related tasks as assigned by the Supervisor, Manager or Director.
Maintains current driver’s license, automobile insurance and BLS
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing
Minimum of (1) year of clinical experience in Medical/Surgical nursing
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Demonstrated knowledge of nursing theory, skills and practice.
Problem solving abilities.
Positive interpersonal communication skills.
Team and customer service oriented.
Basic computer skills required.
IV therapy skills desirable.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.