Registered Nurse

US-NY-Tarrytown | US-NY-New York
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-10840
# Positions
4
Family Home Health Care, Inc.
Category
Nursing
Work Days Per Week
1
Shift
D
Shift Start Time
9
Shift End Time
5
Type
Per Diem
# Hours
7.5

Overview

 

The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing nursing care, in accordance with agency and agency policy and procedure and the Nurse Practice Act, to an individual in his/her home or in a facility.

Responsibilities

  1. Carries out the agency's  mission,  philosophy,  goals  and objectives within  guidelines  of agency policy and position

 

  1. Interprets and  implements   the  Agency's   philosophy  to  staff   and  members   of  the

 

  1. Provides direct  nursing  care  including  administration  of  prescribed  medications   and

 

  1. Initiates nursing measures to prevent complications or to minimize the disabling effects of disease or

 

  1. Extends physical therapy services by providing rehabilitation aspects of nursing care and/or under the guidance of a physical therapist, gives therapeutic

 

  1. Provides emergency

 

  1. Observes, evaluates and reports the patient's physical and emotional condition, reactions to drugs and treatments to the Clinical Supervisor and/or physician as

 

  1. Obtains laboratory

 

  1. Maintains accurate and timely reports and

 

  1. Contributes to the development of the plan of

 

  1. Contributes to  the  care  of  the  patient  which  may  include  meal  preparation,  personal laundry,   maintenance  of  a  clean  and  safe  patient  environment,   securing   supplies,

equipment, and/or medications.

 

  1. Obtains physicians orders  including  preparing  and  securing  proper  documentation  in coordination with the Clinical

 

  1. Participates in patient/family

 

  1. Participates in case conferences as Collaborates with other team members.

 

  1. At the discretion of the Clinical Supervisor may conduct initial assessment visit, develop plan of care, and function as the primary nurse for the patient under the direction of the Clinical

 

  1. Supervises the Aides when functioning as the primary nurse.

 

  1. Performs specialized care for which education/experience is documented.

 

  1. Maintains patient record in accordance with agency policy and professional standards.

 

  • May take call during non business

 

  1. Carries out all other related duties as

 

  1. Participates in Performance Improvement activities as

 

  1. Participates in evaluating overall position performance, goal setting and achievement, and performance improvement

Qualifications

 

  • Current licensure to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York

 

  • Minimum of one (1) full-time year of supervised clinical nursing experience in a

 

OR

 

  • Current supervised nursing experience providing skilled nursing care in a hospital, certified or long term home health agency or skilled nursing

 

OR

 

  • Documented relevant clinical experience/training for specialty

 

  • Maintain clinical    competence   through    formal   education,   attendance    at    seminars, workshops, , professional involvement and readings.

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