Addus PRN Registered Nurse

Addus Homecare Corporation Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 4 weeks ago

POSITION SUMMARY: This position delivers professional nursing care to patients in accordance with the established plan of care and Company policies and procedures. Provides care consistent with all relevant professional standards and state and federal requirements


  • Assess, plan and intervene using the nursing process to meet the patient's health care needs.

  • Observe and report any signs or symptoms indicative of changes in condition of the patient and family situation. Document such reports and observations in the clinical record and notify supervisor.

  • Perform assigned nursing procedures, including the administration of treatments and medications in the care of the patient, in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act and the plan of care.

  • Teach the patients/caregivers appropriate self-care techniques.

  • Notify the Case Manager, physicians, and families of changes in the patient's condition.

  • Perform LPN and Home Health Aide supervisory visits, in accordance with state regulations, to evaluate competency and provide appropriate instructions.

  • Maintain data collection, recording, and reporting systems to ensure proper service, uniform accounting, data collection, and measurement of outcomes.

  • Communicate potential risk management issues and report abuse or unsafe/illegal practice as required by law.

  • Attend and participate in multi-disciplinary patient case conferences, staff meetings and in-service education programs as assigned.

  • Work with patient, family and health care team members effectively to coordinate patient care.

  • Participate in the on-call schedule and weekends/after hour visits, as necessary.

  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality at all times due to access to sensitive information.

  • Maintain regular, predictable, consistent attendance and is flexible to meet the needs of the agency.

  • Follow all Medicare, Medicaid, and HIPAA regulations and requirements.

  • Abide by all regulations, policies, procedures and standards.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Graduate from an accredited registered nursing program

  • Licensed as a RN in the state of practice

  • At least one (1) year clinical practical nursing experience preferably in intensive care, rehabilitation or medical surgical nursing

  • Home health experience preferred

  • Ability to make home visits and provide nursing care in the home environment

  • Ability to complete necessary documentation appropriately, legibly and timely

  • Interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills necessary to complete job responsibilities

  • Must have reliable transportation, current driver's license and appropriate automobile insurance; or ability to take public transportation

Addus provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Registered Nurse (Rn) St Vincents East Emergency Department PRN

Ascension Health

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 2/6/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-05-06T00:00 We Are Hiring PRN RN in the Emergency Department at St Vincent's East. About the schedule: * Required to sign up to work 72 hours/quarter (3 months) * Twenty-four (24) of those hours are required to be scheduled on a weekend. It does not have to be a Saturday/Sunday combined together. The weekend requirement can be split up as long as the hours are obtained in the quarter. (Weekend begins 11pm Friday night through Monday at 7am) * One (1) winter holiday must be scheduled which include: New Year, Thanksgiving, Christmas * One (1) summer holiday must be scheduled which include: Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day Why Join our Team: * Level III Trauma * 2nd busiest ED in Birmingham * Specialty/Critical Care Experiences * Clinical Education available * Different shifts available * Competitive pay Job Summary: The Registered Nurse (RN) Emergency Department provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. We have the second busiest emergency room in the Birmingham area! Responsibilities: * Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate. * Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care. * Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders. * Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team. Licenses/Certifications/Registration: * Required Credential(s): * Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date. * BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. * Licensed Associate Professional Registered Nurse credentialed from the Alabama Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Education and Experience: * Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required * 2-5 years Emergency Room experience preferred As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law. Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants. St. Vincent's participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-verify link below for more information. E-Verify (link to E-verify site) Ascension Health Birmingham AL

Addus PRN Registered Nurse

Addus Homecare Corporation