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Home Health Registered Nurse RN Full Time

Job Details

Requisition #:
194184

Location:
Savannah, GA 31411

Category:
Nursing

Salary:
$65,000 - $85,000 per year

Position Details

Position Overview
The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing and documenting skilled nursing care in accordance with the developed care plan and physician’s orders for each individual patient while always adhering to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries.

Essential Job Functions
Responsible for the delivery and coordination of quality patient care in compliance with physician orders.
Continuously observes and assesses patient condition and care needs and reports changes in condition to the supervisor and/or physician as appropriate.
Documents all activities, assessments, nursing actions, responses, and coordination of care in a timely manner whenever care is delivered.
Develop, implement, and update the nursing care plan.
Takes appropriate nursing action based on assessment and achieves expected outcomes.
Recognizes changes in patient needs and responses requiring intervention and implements care to prevent risk or reduce risk.
Accepts responsibility for personal and professional accountability by complying with Aveanna policies, state and federal regulations, accrediting bodies, and the Nurse Practice Act.
Provide care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient according to OSHA standards.
Educates the patient and family regarding the disease process, self-care techniques, and prevention strategies, and in meeting the patient’s nursing needs.
Maintain knowledge of competencies related to the nursing profession by participating in educational programs, continued education units, internal learning management skills and skill evaluations.

Requirements
Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate School of Nursing
Current, unrestricted state license as a Registered Nurse in the state of practice
Current CPR certification
Active driver’s license in state of residence with evidence of valid automobile insurance and acceptable MVR
Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with nursing care and policies and procedures

Additional state specific requirements:
• Medical Oncology RN - 2 years Registered Nurse experience with cardiac monitoring and oncology experience
• Ambulatory RN - 2 years’ experience with vital assessment, plan of care development, and telephone triage
• Medical Surgical RN - 2 years Registered Nurse experience
• Peri-Operative Care RN - 2 years of Registered Nurse, preferably with oncology experience

 
Preferences
Six (6) months of recent experience as a Licensed Nurse in a clinical care setting
Home health experience

Other Skills/Abilities
Attention to detail
Time Management
Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution
Good organization and communication skills

Physical Requirements
Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English
Must be able to travel
Must be able to lift 50 pounds
Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting
Must be able to sit and climb stairs
Must have visual and hearing acuity
Must have strong sense of smell and touch
Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance
Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in the home or during transport
 
Environment
Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions
Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases
 
Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Vaccination Requirement
As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.

As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.

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Why work for Aveanna?

  • Thorough training
  • Flexible schedules
  • Electronic charting
  • Access to a clinical supervisor 24/7
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Weekly pay via multiple payment options