Provides effective and efficient patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse and in accordance with the patient's plan of care, applicable law and regulation, accepted standards of nursing practice, payor requirements and Interim HealthCare policies and procedures.
Participates in ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of the patient.
Participates in the development and evaluation of the plan of care in partnership with the patient, representative (if any), and caregiver(s).
Provides services that are ordered by the physician as indicated in the plan of care.
Recognizes and reports changes in the patient's condition to the RN supervisor.
Counsels and educates the patient and family in meeting healthcare related needs.
Completes timely and accurate clinical notes including addressing patient's progress.
Assists the RN or physician in performing specialized procedures and duties.
Assists the RN in carrying out the patient plan of care.
Assists the client in learning appropriate self-care techniques.
Follows accepted standards of nursing practice.
Effectively communicates with other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team providing care to promote coordination of patient care and planning for discharge.
Communicates with all physicians involved in the plan of care and other health care practitioners (as appropriate) related to the current plan of care.
Licensed Practical Nurse licensed in the state of Nevada.
Two (2) years of nursing experience.
One (1) year of home health experience preferred
Two (2) references
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
Able to demonstrate basic understanding of computers and workplace software.
Able to work with people, function well under stress, use clinical judgment, be creative and accept challenges.
Able to perform and prioritize multiple functions or tasks.
Able to read and interpret technical instructions related to the care of the patient.
Able to visually and aurally observe and assess the patient.
Able to effectively deal with multiple changes based on patient needs and scheduling.
Locally Owned and Operated
Flexible Assignment to fit your Needs
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Job City: Las Vegas
Job State: NV
Employee Type: PRN