SUBMIT YOUR RESUME. FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Wound Care Nurse
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide or supervise skilled nursing services in accordance with physician’s orders
Assess and regularly re-evaluate the nursing needs of the patient
Develop, initiate, implement, and update the plan of care as needed or at least every 60 days or as needed
Provide nursing services which require substantial and specialized nursing skills, including treatments, diagnostics, and preventive procedures
Initiate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures as appropriate for the patient’s care and safety
Coordinate services and inform the physician and other personnel of changes in the patient’s condition and needs
Teach, supervise, and counsel the patient, family members, and other members of the health care team regarding the nursing care needs and other related problems of the patient at home
Prepare and incorporate clinical and progress notes into the clinical record at least weekly
Observe and report the patient’s response to treatment and any changes in his/her condition to the physician and supervising registered nurse
Conduct on-site supervisory evaluations at least every six months of each Licensed Practical Nurse while he/she is providing care and document such supervision in the Licensed Practical Nurse’s personnel file
Conduct on-site supervision of patient care provided by the Certified Nursing Assistants
Function as patient advocate in all medical decisions affecting the patient
Evaluate the effectiveness and outcome of care
Plans for the patient’s discharge from home care services
All other duties assigned
Must hold a current license issued by the Louisiana State Board of Registered Nurse Examiner’s without restrictions
One year of related experience required, two years of related experience preferred
Local travel is required daily for this position
Overnight travel may occasionally be required
Works under the direct supervision of the Case Manager and Assistant Director of Nursing and under the general supervision of the Director of Nursing
Occasionally supervise the work of Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants
Employee frequently lifts or move objects or patients weighing up to one hundred (100) pounds
Must be able to walk, sit, stand, lift, bend and reach with hands and arms
(Reasonable accommodations may be made to assist individuals with disabilities)
Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities
- Completes an initial, comprehensive and ongoing assessments of patient and family to determine hospice needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).
- Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of nursing process.
- Assesses and evaluates patient’s status by:
- Writing and initiating plan of care
- Regularly re-evaluating patient and family/caregiver needs
- Participating in revising the plan of care as necessary
- Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.
- Develops a care plan that establishes goals, based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates palliative 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 in the physician’s plan of care.
- Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
- Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan.
- Assists the patient with the activities of daily living and facilitates the patient’s efforts toward self-sufficiency and optional comfort care.
- Acts as Case Manager when assigned by Patient Care Manager and assumes responsibility to coordinate patient care for assigned caseload.
- Participates in on-call duties as defined by the on-call policy.
- Registered nurse with current licensure to practice professional nursing in the state.
- Maintains a current CPR certification.
- Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order.
- Minimum of two years experience, at lease one of which is in the area of public health, home care, or hospice nursing is preferred.
- Self directed and able to work with minimal supervision.
- Management experience not required. Responsible for supervising hospice aides.
- Demonstrates excellent observation, problem solving, verbal and written communications; nursing skills per competency checklist.
- Shows ability to organize and prioritize workload independently.
- Prolonged or considerable walking or standing. Able to lift, position, and/or transfer patients. Able to lift supplies and equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and/or crouching. Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills.
Essential Medical Assistant Functions:
- Properly room patients
- Takes and records vitals and updates IEHR
- Confirms information required by provider is present (labs, hospital records, etc.)
- Prepares exam room and patient for examination or treatment
- Obtains informed consents and ABN as necessary
- Assists provider during examination and with treatment
- Performs diagnostic studies and treatments as ordered by the provider
- Administers injections and immunizations and records them in IEHR
- Obtains consents
- Prepares specimens and requisitions for lab courier
- Performs tests
- Enters charges for services rendered
- Cleans and sterilizes instruments and medical equipment
- Processes medication requests per provider
- Addresses and handles all tasks, as well as monitoring provider’s tasks
- Distributes, reviews, and teaches patient education
- Organizes and maintains sample and supply closets
- Assists provider with completion of forms requested by patients
- Scans all medical record documentation into IEHR utilizing company approved cataloguing system
- Prepares charts
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) / State Registered Nurse Aide (SRNA)
As a CNA / SRNA, your responsibilities
- Delivering high-quality patient care
- Working effectively with the health care team
- Following facility policies and procedures
This CNA / SRNA position is a great opportunity offering:
- Competitive salary ($12.50-$14 per hour)
- Flexible hours, including weekday and weekend shifts
- Excellent work environment and team
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) / State Registered Nurse Aide (SRNA)
Requirements for a qualified CNA / SRNA include:
- Current CNA / SRNA registration
- Current CPR certification
- Current TB test
Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN Job Duties include:
- Provide direct skilled client care under the supervision of an RN
- Work collaboratively with team to help meet positive client care outcomes
- Monitor patient's condition and notify appropriate personnel of any changes
- Provide those services requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill
- Assures proper maintenance of clinical records in compliance with local, state and federal law
Registered Nurse / RN / Operating Room / OR / Pediatrics
Successful service excellence candidates will have the following qualifications and ability to:
• Supervise and direct licensed and non-licensed nursing staff. Check schedule each day to ensure adequate staff coverage.
• Promote and maintain good working relationship with physicians, lab and pharmacy to ensure proper and safe care of patients/residents.
• Promote and maintain good working relationship with nursing staff, other departments, patients/residents, families and visitors.
• Assess, plan, implement and evaluate all nursing care and keep nursing staff informed.
• Conduct meetings and in-service training sessions.
• Promote and maintain constructive communication and staff development.
• Observe and assess patients/residents on a daily basis. Report any significant change of condition to the physician.
• Monitor to ensure that nursing care documentation is appropriate, concise and timely.
• Serve as House Supervisor in the absence of DON, ADON and/or RN Supervisor.
• Make rounds with physicians providing pertinent information regarding the resident’s care/condition and follow through with the physician orders.
• Review physician’s orders, lab reports and contact pharmacy regarding any change in medication.
• Communicate with family members regarding care and/or condition.
• Perform other standard nursing procedures or treatment when necessary.
• Promote a culture of Service Excellence.
Director of Nursing
•Leadership, direction and management of a large nursing staff providing rehabilitative and long term care services in a caring environment.
•Program development and employee training in order to provide a high level of customer satisfaction.
•Directing and conducting care and services to ensure compliance according to regulatory standards.
•Financial accountability for the Nursing department
Active Michigan RN license.
Proven leadership ability with two (2) years of experience in nursing services administration preferred. Documented training and /or experience in a setting providing services to the same age/type of resident population served by this facility. Knowledge of and ability to demonstrate skills related to management, planning and budgeting.
Knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to facility functions. Knowledge of accreditation standard and compliance requirements.
The ideal candidate will have distinct leadership abilities building a team based on compassionate care. We are looking for an exceptional DON to foster and promote quality care and extraordinary customer service. The ideal Director of Nursing candidate will possess great critical thinking and analytical skills, excellent clinical knowledge of post acute and SNF care, ability to lead, develop and empower employees.