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Estimated Pay $21 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Cusseta, Alabama

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Core Responsibilites and Essential Functions

  • DIRECT PATIENT CARE * Assess and assist with managing patient’s total needs following physician orders with RN oversight and utilization of nursing process * Performs routine nursing procedures to meet the need of the patient under the supervision of RN * Meets established productivity standards
  • COORDINATION OF SERVICES FOR EPISODE OF CARE * Coordinates care and services with RN and other team members * Informs RN, therapist, and/or clinical supervisor of changes in patient’s condition, as appropriate * Collaborates with RN to develop and revise individual plan of care based on patient need and physician order * Perform other duties as assigned by Home Health leadership
  • PATIENT / CAREGIVER EDUCATION * Serves as patient educator to foster self care or caregiver support for the home patient * Be aware and report concerns to authorities or agency leadership on any issues that affect patient or staff safety
  • STAFF EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT * Participates in the orientation and education of new employees and nursing students as appropriate * Responsible for attending continuing education and in-services as directed and needed * Accepts responsibility to remain current in clinical knowledge for the care of the home health patient
  • COMMUNICATION AND DOCUMENTATION * Responsible for accurate completion of required documentation within established timeframe. * Demonstrates knowledge and appropriate application of regulatory guidelines * Participates in care team conferences with co-workers * Responsible for checking voice mail box and secure messaging a minimum of once daily.

  • Required for All Jobs

  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all WellStar Health System policies, standards of work, and code of conduct.

  • Qualifications

    Required Minimum Education

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Practical Nursing Current State of Georgia professional licensure. Required

  • Required Minimum Experience

  • minimum 1 year medical/surgical nursing practice in an acute care environment Preferred

  • Required Minimum Skills

  • Positive leadership, problem solving skills, strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong assessment and clinical skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to write and follow directions to patient’s homes.
  • Use of Windows based computer, utilizing home health patient software, email, internet, computer based learning modules, etc.

  • Required Minimum License(s) and Certification(s)

  • Lic Practical Nurse 1.00 Required 1.00
  • Basic Life Support 2.00 Required 2.00
  • Georgia Driver's License 3.00 Preferred 3.00
  • Private Vehicle insurance 4.00 Preferred 4.00

  • Additional Licenses and Certifications