LPN Staff Nurse/Private Duty/Weekends-Sumner County
|Description:||Provides hands on, in-home care to each assigned patient. |
***This position includes some weekends.***
|Duties:||-Accepts patient care reports and patient assignments from the Primary Nurse and/or Case Manager for all patients assigned. Coordinates with the Primary Nurse and/or Case Manager timely completion of assigned visits and submission of the required documentation. |
-Provides frequent communication to the Case Manager, physicians, other team members, etc., and the patient/family in efforts to coordinate changes in patient care and assures appropriate follow-up and supporting documentation is done.
-Makes assigned patient care visits in accordance with physician orders. Completes supporting documentation in an accurate and timely manner, including but not limited to; visit report, OASIS assessment, care plan/plan of care revisions, medication profile, progress notes, revisions to the plan of treatment for recertification, discharge/transfer summary, etc.
|Qualifications:||-Licensed Practical Nurse, currently licensed in the state of Tennessee.|
-Current valid Tennessee driverís license.
-Must be able to provide direct patient care and take on-call.
-Working knowledge of the Private Duty care program and previous experience in Private Duty preferred.
-Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends.