Weekend Registered Nurse
Job Summary: Provides direct skilled nursing in the home setting using all phases of nursing process including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation to provide patient care.
Minimum Qualifications: Successful completion of a program in nursing. Current licensure in the State of Michigan as a Registered Nurse. BLS certification. One year of recent clinical experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: BSN preferred. Minimum of one (1) year experience in a hospice or home health setting preferred. Experience with implementation of nursing skills and treatments as ordered by a physician in the plan of care, use of specialized equipment, and ability to monitor patient response to treatment. Understands anatomy/physiology of disease process and patient assessment protocols. Effective interpersonal skills in all areas of communication with strong oral communication skills. Able to work independently and capable of solving problems with theoretical and practical approaches using good judgment. Able to work in a self-directed and collaborative environment. Strong clinical, organizational, documentation and teaching skills. Cultural sensitivity to patients from a variety of backgrounds. Knowledge of federal and state regulations for homecare. Personal accountability for continuous growth and development. Creates a caring experience for both internal and external customers. Committed to continuous improvement for customers, including safety, quality of care and excellent service, and gives high priority to customer satisfaction.
Working Conditions: May work in an unpredictable home environment with variations in cleanliness, temperature, behaviors, smoke, animals, and other potential hazards. Required to drive a car in all types of weather.
Physical Requirements: Constantly see/visual acuity, talk/hear. Frequently stand, sit, walk, reach, push/pull, handle/grasp/feel, bend/twist, stoop/kneel/crouch, taste/smell, lift/carry 1 to 50+ lbs.