VNA

Weekend RN (Registered Nurse) Per Diem - Space Coast Home Health

US-FL-Melbourne
ID
2017-1857
Type
Per Diem
Work Days
Weekends
Work Hours
Per Diem

Overview

The VNA provides compassionate, innovative care of the highest quality, setting the standard for patients and caregivers needing private care, home health, hospice, and community health services. Together, we provide the highest quality patient care.

 

Come Join our team of passionate and skilled professionals! By choosing to work for the VNA, you would be working with an agency that has been voted ‘Best Place to Work’ for 7 years in Indian River County because of the benefits we offer our associates, such as:

  • Competitive pay 
  • Flexible schedules available for some positions
  • Free CEU credits
  • Several local and national discounts

 

The VNA is seeking a Weekend RN (Registered Nurse) Per Diem for our Space Coast Home Health Division. This position will assume responsibility for providing skilled nursing care and health teaching to patients and their significant others in the home setting.

Responsibilities

  • Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician.
  • Observes patient condition to monitor response to treatment. Counsels and teaches patient and significant others to accomplish goals. Conducts physical assessment and history to determine health problems and determines intervention required. Establishes and follows a care plan which addresses problems requiring intervention. 
  • Assesses patient and family for appropriateness of and acceptance for home care.
  • Assists in orientation of new staff nurses.
  • Provides supervision to Home Health Aides and prepares their assignments.
  • Maintains clinical records according to agency, State and Federal guidelines.
  • Participates in QA activities as assigned. Understands medico-legal implications of records and recordings.
  • Coordinates services of interdisciplinary team. Formulates appropriate discharge plans.

Qualifications

  • Current RN license in the State of Florida
  • Minimum of 1 year experience as an RN
  • 1 year Home Health experience required

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