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RN JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY A Registered Nurse administers skilled nursing care to patients on an intermittent basis in their place of residence. This is performed in accordance with physician orders and pan of care under the direction and supervision of the Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor.

QUALIFICATION

  • Graduate of a state approved school of practical (vocational) nursing and currently the state (s) in which practicing.
  • Two (2) year experience in nursing, prefered.
  • Have ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.

RELATIONSHIP

  • Performs the initial evaluation visit and regularly reevaluates the patient's nursing needs.
  • Initiates plan of care and necessary revisions.
  • Performs care in accordance to the plan of care.
  • Prepares clinical and progress notes for each patient visit and summaries of care conferences on his/her patients in a timely manner as per Agency policy.
  • Coordinates required services.
  • Counsels the patient, family or significant others in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Participates in and presents in-service programs.
  • Processes orders and notifies physician of patient needs and changes in condition.
  • Completes certification/recertification orders and discharge summaries
  • Supervises and teaches other nursing personnel.
  • Conducts patient acre conferences on patient assigned to his/her care.

WORK ENVIRONMENT Our work environment includes Complete Home Care's office, patient's residences, which include traveling time.

SUPERVISION

  • RNs are supervised by the Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor
  • RNs supervise Licensed Practical Nurses and Home Health Aides

LIFTING REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to perform the following tasks if necessary
  • Ability to participate in required physical activity.
  • Ability to work for extended periods of time while standing and being involved in physical activity.
  • Ability to perform lifting if needed.
  • Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing in a regular basis.

I have read the above job Description and fully understand the conditions outlined above. If I am employed by Complete Home Health Care as a Registered Nurse, I will perform these duties to the best of my knowledge and abilities.

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