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Nursing on Demand

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

Job Location

Billerica, MA, United States

Job Description

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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

The nurse will work with patients and their family members. They will provide patient education, treatment, and emotional support to help these individuals recover from injuries, illnesses or other healthcare concerns. Our nurses will provide care to our most cherished individuals in our community (primarily adults and the elderly).  Nursing skills this position can expect to utilize, range from assisting in the everyday care of a patient who cannot care for themselves to more acute care such as:  Wound care, Rx reconciliation, vital sign checks, IV medications, medication reconciliation, glucose monitoring, ADLs and more. We are committed to our patients and their families, we will provide emotional support to our patients and their families including last minute needs, overnight care and/or travel companionship just to name a few.

This is an opportunity for a conscientious, self-motivated nurse with excellent organizational skills to join us in reaching out to the community providing hands on experience to our patients and their families in our surrounding community.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The nurse is essential that the nurse is able to identify patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with the patient and their family within the scope of her/his licensure.  We provide direct skilled nursing in the context of both scheduled, urgent visits, and temporary nurses to work in facilities.

  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, and their families.
  • Promotes patient’s independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills and patient’s limits.  
  • Assess a patient through obtaining history, performing appropriate tests, making or collecting observations from the participant and caregivers.
  • Arranges for or directly implements care plan interventions and testing, treatment, or other provider orders.
  • Safely and effectively administers medications, tests and treatments as ordered of all patient medications with appropriate authorizations by the provider.
  • Teaches patients and families health care regimens. Explains and provides information regarding disease and wellness, tests, results, medications, diet, exercise, and other aspects of the plan of care to patients.
  • Uses sound clinical judgment to accurately assess patient problems during visits and responds both with nursing interventions and by bringing concerns to the attention of the patient’s primary care team as appropriate
  • Communicates clearly and professionally with patients and caregivers
  • Maintain real time documentation/reports during each visit, this should included thorough medical information.
  • Provide care and compassion for our elders that may have ailments – not limited to Dementia/ Alzheimer’s in our community and support the caregiver to prevent burn out.
  • Documentation of nursing visits
  • Other duties, as assigned

Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • Current Massachusetts LPN or RN license in good standing
  • Current Massachusetts driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Two (2) years’ of nursing experience preferred, but not required.  VNA experience a plus.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with documenting in electronic medical record strongly preferred
  • Must be a fluent communicator (English); bilingual is a plus. Excellent clinical skills, bedside manner, infection control, nursing skills, physiological knowledge, administering medications, medical teamwork, multi-tasking, listening, verbal communication, health promotion and maintenance. 
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check
  • Must feel comfortable seeing our clients in their homes.


Additional Information

Hours Available:

  • Home visits (minimum of 1 hour visits and days will fluctuate upon demand)
  • 7 P - 7 A for one of our assisted livings in Billerica
  • 7A - 7 P for one of our assisted livings in Woburn

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Experience required: Associate


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Website http://www.nursing-on-demand.com

Posted

May 10, 2020
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