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WEEKEND Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Giving Home Health Care
Location: Overland Park
Posted on: June 30, 2024

Job Description:

Since 2012, Giving Home Health Care has helped individuals impacted by conditions contracted while working in nuclear energy programs for the Department of Energy achieve compassionate and personalized in-home health care. - We are a fast-growing, leading health care organization with services offered in Arizona, Colorado, Kentucky, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah.You'll be a perfect fit for our team if you are a caring and compassionate individual, someone who takes a patient-first approach, and values collaborative, mission-driven work. If that sounds like you, apply now and become part of our team at Giving Home!We are looking for a compassionate and skilled Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the Kansas City, MO area to administer patient care in accordance with a physician established care plan. This role is a 1099 contract opportunity, with care being provided at the patient's residence. - Patient needs range from weekly hours to 24-hour care. - This allows for multiple scheduling options, from short visits on a weekly basis to full 12-hour shifts or a blend of both. - Patients range from high acuity to those who only need basic medical management.Once our patients are accepted into the program, there is no expiration for this benefit, which allows our team of caregivers to build lasting relationships with their patients for years to come.You'll get to advocate for the patients and work one-on-one to provide them with the care that they need. - This role will collaborate with CNA's, HHA's, Case Managers, and the patient's physicians. Offers are contingent upon passing a background check.#PIQRN Responsibilities

  • Execute physician prescribed plans of care.
  • Complete compliant documentation of the care provided in the system of record.
  • Manage and administer prescribed medication, treatment, and therapies.
  • Conduct patient assessments, coordination of care
  • Perform various activities associated with daily living.
  • Monitor vitals and GI intake and output.
  • Assess skin integrity and administer wound care.
  • Monitor for changes in the patient's condition such as weight loss/gain, self-care abilities, and indicators of disease progression.
  • Communicate with family members, physicians, case managers, and other prescribed individuals regarding the health of the patients.
  • Provide education and training to the patient, their family, and/or the Home Health Aide.
  • Work with patients to be done one-on-one in the patients home to provide for a comfortable environment.
  • Collaborate with and supervise Certified Nursing Assistants and Personal Care Attendants.
  • Perform other personal care services as necessary to meet the patient's needs.

    Minimum Qualifications
  • Education, licensing, and certification: graduate of an accredited college or university, Associate or Baccalaureate School of Nursing
  • Current State or Compact License as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Current CPR certification
  • TB test and physical examination
  • Maintain required insurance.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity
  • Ability to stand or walk for prolonged periods, with the ability to lift up to 50 lbs and move patients.
  • Ability to operate under stressful conditions and make quick decisions.
  • Must have dependable transportation and be willing to commute to the patient's home.
  • Ability to provide basic medical management up to medically fragile end of life care.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • 1+ years of experience as an RN/LPN in a clinical or home health setting.
  • Ability to assist with two person assist

    In order to ensure the life-changing care our patients require, we know that we must have a team of exceptionally caring and passionate individuals who are committed to advocating for and empowering those in need. To develop an exceptional team, we are dedicated to ensuring we provide each team member with a collaborative company culture, competitive benefits and compensation, and growth opportunities to develop their skills and advance their career.If you are ready to embark on a rewarding journey and be part of an organization that makes an impact on patients' lives, we encourage you to apply for a position at Giving Home today! Giving Home Health Care is an equal-opportunity employer and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds to apply.PandoLogic. Category:Healthcare, Keywords:Registered Nurse (RN), Location:Overland Park, KS-66223

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