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Registered Nurse / Licensed Practical Nurse - RN/LPN - Private Duty - Full Time - Night Sh

Company: Interim HealthCare
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Private Duty Position - one on one care! - - Join our team today, you will be glad you made the change!!Job DescriptionFull Time Position - Knoxville, TNNight Shift

  • Participates in ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of the patient.
  • Participates in the development and evaluation of the plan of care in partnership with the patient, representative (if any), and caregiver(s).
  • Provides services that are ordered by the physician as indicated in the plan of care.
  • Recognizes and reports changes in the patient's condition to the RN supervisor.
  • Counsels and educates the patient and family in meeting healthcare related needs.
  • Completes timely and accurate clinical notes including addressing patient's progress.
  • Follows accepted standards of nursing practice.
  • Effectively communicates with other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team providing care to promote coordination of patient care and planning for discharge.
  • Communicates with all physicians involved in the plan of care and other health care practitioners (as appropriate) related to the current plan of care.
  • Participates in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) program.
  • Participates in in-services or training, as requested.
  • Participates in the Office's Emergency Preparedness program, as requested.
  • Accesses protected health information ("PHI") necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. - Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization.Job Requirements
    • Graduate of a practical -nursing program for LPN -and has a current license as a LPN -in the state(s) in which he/she practices, or -
    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and has a current license as a Registered Nurse in the state(s) in which he/she practices.
    • Pass state and payer required criminal and abuse background checks where required.
    • Able to perform and provide evidence of current CPR certification for adults, children and infants.
    • Able to effectively communicate in English with all levels of the workforce, both clinical and non-clinical.
    • Able to perform and prioritize multiple functions or tasks.
    • Able to read and interpret technical instructions related to the care of the patient.
    • Able to visually and aurally observe and assess the patient.
    • Able to effectively deal with multiple changes based on patient needs and scheduling.
    • Able to provide proof of valid driver's license, if applicable.
    • Able to constantly travel within geographic area serviced by office from assignment to assignment.
    • Meets the applicable health requirements to provide patient care per applicable law or regulation.
    • Work is normally performed in patient's home, schools, or occupational settings.
    • Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, bloodborne pathogens and/or other potentially infectious or hazardous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.
    • Able to constantly stand, walk, bend, stoop, squat, kneel and reach freely.
    • Able to frequently lift, reposition, and transfer patients. -
    • Able to constantly grasp with thumb in opposition to fingers or palm, e.g., manipulate pen, syringes, vials, knobs or objects.
    • Medium physical activity that may require occasional lifting, pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs. in order to carry out daily job functions and related activities that may be required.Benefits
      • Locally Owned and Operated
      • Free Education Courses
      • Competitive Salary and Benefits
      • Paid Time Off
      • 401K
      • Health Coverage
      • Dental Coverage
      • Paid Holidays
      • Company paid Life Insurance for all Full Time Employees
      • Earn 2 weeks +2 days of paid time off in the first year
      • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Aflac, -and 401K

Keywords: Interim HealthCare, Knoxville , Registered Nurse / Licensed Practical Nurse - RN/LPN - Private Duty - Full Time - Night Sh, Healthcare , Knoxville, Tennessee

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