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RN Registered Nurse - PRN - Visiting Staff

at Alacare Home Health and Hospice

Posted: 8/25/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: *AB0329F0F26B89CD

Job Description

Requisition Number
18-0270

Title
RN Registered Nurse - PRN - Visiting Staff

County
MORGAN

Position Type
PRN

Posted Hours
0.00

Description
Showcase all of your nursing skills! This position offers you the opportunity to use state-of-the-art technology while delivering compassionate, personalized nursing care.
Duties include:
• Patient assessments, including physical, emotional, psychosocial, environmental and educational components
• Providing skilled nursing care to home health and hospice patients in their homes
• Identifying patient needs and making timely referrals to other disciplines in collaboration with the physician and care manager
• Supervising LPNs and home care aides
• Providing comprehensive teaching to patients and their caregivers
• Timely and appropriate documentation of patient’s status


Requirements
Home health and hospice nursing is both challenging and rewarding! This job requires a person who can work independently, while never forgetting that home care is a team effort.
Other requirements include:
• Nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing (Diploma or Associate Degree)
• Current Alabama registered nurse license
• Comfort in communicating with elderly people who have multiple nursing care needs
• Willingness to work in home environments of patients who may have values or standards different from your own
• Facilitation of positive nurse-physician relationships
• Ability to make evaluations and decisions based on measurable or verifiable criteria
• Ability to turn, lift, carry and otherwise transport patient
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
• Respecting the patient’s privacy and maintaining confidentiality
• Current Alabama driver’s license and automobile liability insurance
• CPR Certification