Team Select Home Care

  • Private Duty Nurse (PDN) - Longmont

    Job Locations US-CO-Denver
    Posted Date 9 hours ago(11/12/2018 12:14 PM)
    Job ID
    2016-1206
    # of Openings
    5
    Category
    Nursing
  • Overview

    At Team Select, we believe the amount of effort it takes to do things the right way, can only be justified by putting an equal amount of effort into having fun! Our leadership in the healthcare industry starts with our culture. Having consistently been recognized as a "Home Care Elite Agency" and a Best Place to Work proves that our focus on our people truly differentiates us. We encourage you to inquire about a position, and learn for yourself how rewarding work can be!

     

    Team Select Home Care is seeking PRN Registered Nurses (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to join our Team Select Family. We have cases available all around the Denver Metro area. Work close to home, reasonable hours, and receive competitive pay!

    We look for nurses who portray: A strong clinical background, great communication skills, a positive attitude, and a willingness to provide the best possible skilled nursing in a home health setting.

    Cases may require experience with: Trach's, feeding tubes, vents, and pediatrics. Shifts can range from 6 hour to 12 hours, but nurses have the luxury to pick up as many or as little hours as they want. Home health experience is preferred, but we will train the right candidate!

    Responsibilities

    1. Provides services in accordance with the plan of care.
    2. Makes the initial evaluation visit and regularly reevaluates the patient's nursing needs.
    3. Initiates the plan of care and necessary revisions.
    4. Furnishes those services requiring substantial specialized nursing skill.
    5. Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.
    6. Prepares clinical and progress notes for each patient visit and summaries of care conferences on patients in a timely manner.
    7. Coordinates services.
    8. Informs physician and other personnel of changes in the patient's condition and needs.
    9. Counsels the patient and family/significant others in meeting nursing and related needs.
    10. Participates in in-service programs, supervising and teaching other nursing personnel.
    11. Understands and adheres to established agency policies and procedures.
    12. Processes orders and notifies physician of patient needs and changes in condition. Completes certification/recertification orders and discharge summaries.
    13. Determines the amount and type of nursing needed by each individual patient.
    14. Refers to Physical Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist and Medical Social Worker those patients requiring their specialized skills.
    15. Supervises the LPN/LVN every 30-days and supervises the HHA/CNA every 14-days (or per regulatory requirements) and teaches other nursing personnel.
    16. Conducts patient care conferences on patients assigned to his/her care.
    17. Participates in peer review and quality management as assigned.
    18. Participates in utilization review of medical records as assigned.
    19. Gives total patient care as needed.
    20. Completes and submits OASIS assessments, reassessments, and transfers, resumptions of care, discharges and significant change in condition in accordance with agency defined time frames.
    21. Appropriately utilizes ICD-9 diagnoses and codes.
    22. Observes confidentiality, safeguards all patient related information.
    23. Attends staff meetings and patient care conferences as scheduled.
    24. Completes documentation and paperwork in a timely manner per agency policy.
    25. Immediately reports to Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor any patient incidents/variances or complaints.
    26. Demonstrates competent performance of technical skills.
    27. Understands and adheres to established policies/procedures.
    28. Maintains acceptable attendance status.
    29. Reports all incomplete work assignments to Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor.
    30. Appearance is always within agency standard; is clean and well groomed.
    31. Demonstrates effective time management skills.
    32. Maintains clean and neat work environment.
    33. Demonstrates sound judgment, critical thinking and decision making.
    34. Maintains current CPR certification.
    35. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    1. Graduate of accredited nursing program and currently licensed in the state of Colorado
    2. One (1) year nursing experience, preferred.
    3. Acceptance of philosophy and goals of Team Select.
    4. Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.

     

    Team Select Home Care reserves the right to change the above job description and qualifications without notice.

    Team Select Home Care will not discriminate against the candidate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual preference, disability, political belief, veteran status, age or any other status protected by law.

    Team Select Home Care is an employment-at-will employer

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