Home Health RN / Community Health Nurse

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Middlebury, VT

Industry: IT Consulting/Services

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Less than 5 years

Posted 271 days ago

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We are looking forHome Health RN/Community Health Nurse for our client in Middlebury, VT

Job Title: Home Health RN/Community Health Nurse

Job Location: Middlebury, VT - 05753

Job Type: Contract - 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

Job Description:

  • Required Home Health RN/Community Health Nurse
  • Community Health Nurseresponsible to team leader description provides skilled nursing services to agency patients based upon a plan of care approved by the physician
  • In the delivery of care, the nurse uses independent judgment based on common principles of pathophysiology and accepted standards of care
  • Works collaboratively with patients, families, other disciplines and community agencies
  • Participates in community projects and other agency activities as assigned by the team leader or clinical director

Responsibilities:

Assessment:

  • Uses specialized nursing skill to assess the patients physical, emotional and social level of function upon which the patients need for skilled nursing services and non-skilled services is determined
  • Uses physical assessment skills effectively to gather accurate objective data from patients
  • Initiates diagnostic, preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures appropriate to the patient?s care and safety in order to minimize the disabling effects of disease or injury and promote return to highest level of independence
  • Uses nursing skill to assess family/caregivers physical, emotional and social factors which may influence the patient?s care/recovery
  • Makes referrals to other disciplines as indicated by the patient?s needs

Planning:

  • Establishes a plan of care which addresses all problems identified in the assessment or demonstrates rationale for not doing so
  • The plan is consistent with the physician plan of treatment and signed by the physician
  • Establishes the plan of care with the patient and family which identifies goals and expected outcomes
  • Coordinates the total plan of care and maintains continuity of patient care with other health professionals assigned to the same patients
  • Participates in patient care conferences when appropriate. Maintains communication with other health professionals and community agencies involved in the patient?s care
  • Develops, prepares and maintains individualized patient care progress records with accuracy and timeliness according to agency policies
  • Efficiently manages a patient caseload
  • Cooperates and consults with appropriate staff to provide staff education when requested and arranged by the clinical director

Implementation:

  • Observes signs and symptoms and reports to the physician and/or other appropriate health professionals as often as needed, or upon changes in the patient?s condition
  • Teaches and supervises the patient and family regarding home nursing procedures and related care as appropriate to the patient?s condition
  • Utilizes agency educational material as appropriate
  • Supervises and teaches the home health aide
  • Assesses the patient?s need for unskilled care and revises the plan of care as appropriate
  • Communicates the plan of care changes to the aide and scheduler as often as necessary
  • Participates in the agency?s quality improvement program, as requested
  • Participates in the educational experience for professional nursing students, as requested

Promotes and maintains health of individuals, families and the community through teaching, and by initiating appropriate preventative and rehabilitative measures as follows:

  • Teaches basic principles of healthful living for all age groups
  • Adapts and applies information to needs, interests and cultural patterns of the individual and family
  • Gives specific instruction in safety measurements, nutrition, communicable diseases, infection control and preventative health care
  • Participates in community projects, and other agency activities as assigned by the team leaders or clinical director

Evaluation:

  • Re-evaluates on a regular basis, the nursing needs of the patient; initiates, develops and implements necessary revisions to the patient?s plan of care
  • Continually reassesses the patient?s care needs, and effectiveness of the plan of care
  • Re-evaluates on a regular basis, with the patient/family, the goals for care
  • Reassesses the established outcomes and revises as appropriate
  • Keeps abreast of nursing trends and knowledge; documentation and care coordination
  • Participates in inservice programs

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a nursing program accredited by the National League for Nursing
  • A baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred

Licensure:

  • Holds a valid license to practice registered nursing the in the State of Vermont or holds a temporary license issued by the State Board of Nursing, not to exceed 90 days, to permit the practice of nursing by a registered nurse currently licensed in another jurisdiction of the United States and who has applied for licensure by endorsement in accord with 26 V.S.A. Chapter 28, subchapter 1. 3.

Experience:

  • Minimum of two years of nursing experiencerequired; intensive medical surgical nursing experiencepreferred

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and communicate with individuals over the life span
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span
  • Assesses data reflecting the patient?s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient?s requirements relative to their age-specific needs

Shift:

  • Monday - Friday, 8 - 5

Skills:

  • Nursing
  • Home Health RN

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Cynet Healthstaff is the Staffing and Recruitment wing of Cynet Systems Inc. Established in October 2010 and incorporated in the State of Virginia. Cynet is one of the leading Staffing & Recruiting Service companies in the Washington DC Metro area. Headquartered in Ashburn, Virginia, we are a certified Small, Woman, and Minority Owned Business Enterprise, a recognized diversity supplier. With over one hundred in house recruiting staff, Cynet HealthStaff caters to various hospitals, health & wellness centers, pharmacy, and medical facilities over 50 states across the United States.

Cynet Benefits

  1. Best Salary: We offer competitive salary (Maximum net pay) Pay Rates, OT & Holiday rates depending on the kind of experience you carry. 
  2. Housing: Free Housing depending on the location and availability Or Weekly Housing Stipend. (If your permanent resident is beyond 50 miles from the job location.)
  3. Travel Stipend: Choose your preferredlocation and travel the country alone or with your family. (If your permanent resident is beyond 50 miles from the job location.)
  4. Wallet money (misc. expenses): Cynet gives you fixed weekly stipend for your additional expenses
  5. Contract Completion Gift: On completing the 13 weeks assignment, you are eligible to get the Amazon Gift Card.
  6. Referral Bonus: If your referred candidate gets placed, you are eligible to get the referral bonus
  7. Extensions: With the contract extension, hike in the pay rate
  8. Weekly Pay: Weekly direct payroll deposit 
  9. Immunizations: Free of cost
  10. Cynet helps you to get ACLS, BLS, PALS, NRP or related certifications
  11. Insurance: Medical, Dental and Vision
  12. 401K Plan

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