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Registered Nurse

Company: Firefly Home Care LLC
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

This is a great opportunity to use your nursing experience and excellent organizational and communications skills to help home health patients in our community. The Resource Nurse is responsible for providing excellent care and nursing assessments to patients at our partner sites in the community. This assignment is in Elkhart, 2nd shift (full-time or part-time available). Join a reputable, family-owned (non-franchise) agency that treats employees and patients like family. Benefits include* Competitive pay * Mileage reimbursement * Career advancement opportunities Responsibilities* Assess patients' condition and environment during every visit and chart observations * Perform evaluation tasks, including vital signs and medication review * Administer medication as prescribed by the patient's physician * Dress or redress open wounds and assess progress of healing * Educate patients and their families on proper home health care strategies and procedures * Coordinate with Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Physicians, and anyone else involved in the patient's care plan * Provide palliative care as needed to keep the patient comfortable * Make recommendations for devices or tools that might improve the patient's quality of life * Listen to the patient and respond to concerns or requests * Perform home care admissions, discharges, and 60-day physician summaries (RNs only) Qualifications* State nursing license required (RN or LPN) * Excellent communication and time-management skills * Compassionate and friendly demeanor * Proven track record of dependability We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment 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.

Keywords: Firefly Home Care LLC, Elkhart , Registered Nurse, Other , Elkhart, Indiana

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