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RN (Home Care Field Nurse) Martin/St. Lucie & Palm Beach Counties

Company:
Visiting Nurse Association of Florida, Inc.
Location:
FL
Post Date:
June 15, 2019
Description:

Visiting Nurse Association of Florida, Inc. was founded 40 years ago and is still growing because we understand that great patient care begins with our devoted clinical staff and care givers. Our hard working, caring, dedicated Nurses are the foundation to our impeccable patient care! We hire the most qualified, most attentive staff and would love for you to come be a part of our team.



RN (Home Care Field Nurse) Martin/St. Lucie & Palm Beach Counties



  • Collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families; supervising assigned team members.

  • Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and other persons in a position to care for patient. Promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.

  • Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following home care philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations.

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.

  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations. Documents patient care services by charting in patient records.

  • Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

  • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.



Required Education/Training:



  • Successful completion of Agency's Core Nursing Test

  • Valid/Current Florida Nursing License 

  • Valid/Current Florida’s Driver’s license

  • Minimum one year of field experience (Med/Surg nursing, home care nursing, etc.)

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