RN/Licensed Practical Nurse LPN Hourly Shifts - Pediatric Home Health
*** Positions are available throughout Brevard County! ***
DUTIES OF POSITION
LPN/RN Rockledge are for cerebral palsy child with g tube feedings. Must be able to transfer 60 pounds from bed to chair with assistance of a Hoyer lift.
Perform selected skilled actions in the provision of curative, rehabilitative, palliative or preventative nursing care.
Is responsible and accountable for making decisions that are based on the individuals nursing experience and educational preparation.
Assist the Registered Nurse in carrying out the plan of care.
Assist the Registered Nurse in performing specialized procedures as directed by the Registered Nurse under physicians orders.
Assist with the preparation, implementation and continuing evaluation of the patient care plan.
Recognize and understand the effects of social and economic problems upon patients and provides for the emotional and physical comfort and safety of patients.
Help teach the patient the appropriate self-care techniques.
Foster cooperative effort among personnel by understanding the functions other persons involved in patient care and by active participation in team and staff conferences.
Assume responsibility for personal and vocational growth and development through active participation in nursing organizations and participating in in-service programs and other on the job learning.
Prepare clinical and progress notes (not to include admission).
Observe, record, and report to the appropriate person patient symptoms, reactions and changes including:
o The general physical and mental condition of patients and signs and symptoms which may be indicative of untoward changes.
o Stresses in human relationships between the patients and staff personnel and between patients and their families and visitors.
Observe, record and report to the appropriate person the general physical and mental condition of patients and signs and symptoms which may be indicative of changes in condition.
Assist with the rehabilitation of patients according to the medical care plan by encouraging the interests and special aptitudes of the patent and encouraging the patients to help themselves using their own capabilities.
Further assist in rehabilitation by reporting any abnormality in the patients range of motion, body mechanics or body alignment.
Ability to be flexible and adapt quickly as assignments change based on the needs of the company.
Ensures that work is carried out in compliance with all company policy and regulatory requirements.
Actively participate in nursing organizations and promotes and participates in in-service programs.
Must be a graduate from an accredited School of Practical Nursing.
Must be licensed in the State as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
One or more years in home health agency or in a hospital setting. Home health experience preferred.
Must have a drivers license and a reliable means of transportation.
Must have a criminal history background check.
Must have a current CPR certification.Company Description
At Serendipity, we are dedicated to providing world-class care to both patients and their families within the comfort and convenience of their home or place of residence. We will coordinate and develop the best plan of care for each individual patient as we help them to recover and rehabilitate at home. Our services include skilled nursing and therapy along with non-medical personnel. We are a licensed, bonded and insured company and serve Orange, Seminole, Osceola and Brevard Counties.