Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse DDD job Tucson Arizona
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Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse DDD Job



Employer Name: Dependable Health Services SpiderID: 7935086
Location: Tucson, Arizona Date Posted: 9/7/2018
Wage: competitive - Hourly Category: Nurses/Nurses Aids
Job Code: 880918
Number Of Openings: 1

Job Description:
Dependable Health Services

Position: Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse

2-12 hour shifts for DDD.

DDD or Behavioral Health experience preferred.

Full or Part-time.

Location: Tucson Metro

Looking for a handful of Tucson's finest talent!

Please see all of our open positions at www.dependablehealth.com

Are you motivated by a passion to help others? Do you enjoy working in a cooperative team environment? Are you ready to join a company that is committed to offering the finest health care experience possible AND a superior work environment? If this sounds like a good fit for you, we want to talk to you. Our pay rates are very competitive, with full and part-time work available, along with flexible work schedules, designed to allow you to do your best work AND enjoy a great quality of life.

As an RN in our Home Health Division, you will plan, organize and direct home care services. You will conduct assessments of patient care needs, develop care plans, direct care teams, counsel patients and family members, provide healthcare instructions, prepare clinical notes and communicate patient condition information to the primary physician.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Job Description Summary

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for providing direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Responsibilities include following the plan of care, providing treatments, and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive patient care outcomes.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides direct patient care as defined in the state Nurse Practice Act.
Furnishes services under the supervision of the Registered Nurse and in accordance with the agency's policies and procedures.
Provides accurate and timely documentation consistent with the plan of care.
Assesses and provides patient and family/caregiver education regarding self-care techniques and information pertinent to diagnosis and plan of care.
Participates in coordination of home health services, appropriately reporting the identified needs for other disciplines (HHA, OT, PT, MSW, ST, Dietician) to the registered nurse and/or Clinical Supervisor.
Uses and/or prepares equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently adhering to aseptic technique.
Participates in personal and professional growth and development.
Performs other duties as assigned by the registered nurse.

REGISTERED NURSE (HOME HEALTH) JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

The registered nurse plans, organizes and directs home care services and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience. The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes and communities.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

Registered Nurse (Home Health) Patient Care

Completes an initial assessment of patient and family to determine home care needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).
Regularly re-evaluates patient nursing needs.
Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions to patient status and needs change.
Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.
Develops a care plan, which establishes goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative nursing actions. Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.
Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician. Provides direct patient care as defined in the State Nurse Practice Act.
Furnishes those services requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill,
Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan of care.
Identifies discharge planning needs as part of the care plan development and implements prior to discharge of the patient.
Acts as Case Manager when assigned by Clinical Supervisor and assumes responsibility to coordinate patient care for assigned caseload.

Registered Nurse (Home Health) Communication

Prepares clinical notes and updates the primary physician when necessary and at least every 60 days.
Communicates with the physician regarding the patient's needs and reports any changes in the patient's condition; obtains/receives physician's orders as required.
Communicates with community health related persons to coordinate the care plan.

Registered Nurse (Home Health) Additional Duties

Participates in on-call duties as defined by the on-call policy.
Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are available.
Instructs supervises and evaluates home health aide care provided every two (2) weeks.
Participates in in-service programs and supervises and teaches other nursing personnel.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Position Qualifications

Bilingual Spanish Speaking is a Plus!!
A graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program.
Has one (1) year pediatric nursing experience preferred. Community/home health or medical/surgical experience is preferred.
Currently licensed as a licensed practical nurse (LPN) or licensed vocational nurse (LVN) in the state.
Possess and maintain valid CPR certification.
Complies with accepted professional standards and practice.
Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
Prolonged or considerable walking or standing. Able to lift, position or transfer patients. Able to lift supplies and equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling or crouching. Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills.
Licensed driver with automobile that is in good working order and insured in accordance with the organization requirements.

Registered Nurse (Home Health) POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

A graduate of an accredited school of nursing. One (1) to two (2) years of recent acute care experience in an institutional setting.
Current licensure in state and CPR certification.
Bachelor's degree, with one (1) year of home health care experience preferred.
Management experience not required. Responsible for supervising home health aides.
Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, problem-solving skills, basic math skills; nursing skills per competency checklist.
Prolonged or considerable walking or standing. Able to lift, position or transfer patients. Able to lift supplies and equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling or crouching. Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills.
Licensed driver with automobile that is in good working order and insured in accordance with the organization requirements.
BILINGUAL SPEAKING PREFERRED but not required!

The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.

We provide Equal Employment Opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, status as qualified individual with a disability and any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.




For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/880918-142443


Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: 1
Education Required: Bachelors
Overnight Travel:
Vacation Time:


Job Benefits:
Health/Dental Benefits

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Tonia Southam Company Type: Employer
Company: Dependable Health Services
City: Tucson
State: Arizona
Zip: 85715
Web Site: https://www.applicantpro.com/j/880918-142443

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