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Registered Nurse

Responsibilities:

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provides private duty in home nursing care by utilizing all elements of nursing process
  • Seeks and obtains sufficient information necessary to function effectively in health care setting
  • Assist patient with activities of daily living
  • Provides and maintains safe environment for patient
  • Initiates CPR and institutes other emergency procedures when necessary
  • Accepts responsibility of assignment to perform specialized procedures only when qualified with specialty training, proven competency, clinical background, and expertise
  • Performs within limits of preparation and experience
  • Completes, maintains, and submits accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding patient condition
  • Submits completed documentation of the care given within established time parameters
  • Uses supplies and equipment effectively and efficiently
  • Participates in quality improvement activities of the agency
  • Attends patient care conferences as requested
  • Assumes responsibility for personal growth and development, maintains and upgrades professional knowledge and practice skills through attendance and participation in continuing education and in-services
  • Assesses and evaluates patient s status by reviewing and implementing plan of care, regularly evaluating patient needs and informing clinical supervisor of revisions needed to plan of treatment
  • Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by physician
  • Initiates and applies preventive, therapeutic and rehabilitative nursing procedures and techniques, maintains communication regarding client care with physician and clinical supervisor
  • Communicates to physicians any changes in patient s condition
  • Demonstrates high degree of commitment to customer service and quality care provisions
  • Completes other duties as assigned or requested
  • Keeps all records and information about the patient confidential
  • Rotate weekend assignment if hired as full time employee
  • Qualifications

    Education/Qualifications:

  • Currently licensed as practical or vocational nurse in state of Michigan
  • Graduate of accredited school of practical nursing
  • Minimum one year experience in hospital or long term facility
  • Complies with accepted professional standards and principles
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or GAHC policy
  • Has satisfactory references from previous or current employers and/or professional peers
  • Competency/Skill Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Competent in provision of nursing care
  • Knowledgeable of nursing assessment and evaluation skills
  • Knowledgeable of documenting nursing care
  • Is flexible and cooperative in fulfilling role obligations


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