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Registered Nurse Lee/Collier County

Lee County & Collier County 239-210-0928


DEFINITION:

The registered staff nurse is an individual who provides supervisory nursing services to patients in the home setting.  The staff registered nurse is responsible to and under the direction of the General Manager or Administrator.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Provides over sight as described in state regulation for all cases.
  • Makes the initial evaluation visit as applicable if applicable.
  • Participates in in-service programs, trains, and teaches other personnel.
  • Assumes responsibility for each patient receiving personal care.
  • Coordinates services as needed for the patient.
  • Assures that progress reports are made to the physician for patients under medical care describing patient activities and or changes in condition.
  • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Provides supervision of non skilled services.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient and agency matters.
  • Prepares written instructions for care provided by home health aides.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned by the General Manager or Administrator.
  • Attains quarterly goals as established in the annual performance evaluation.
  • Submits required documentation in a timely manner. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, currently licensed in the state of practice with one to three (1-3) years of nursing experience; home care experience preferred.
  • Must have physical abilities to adequately perform described duties.
  • Ability to learn and apply professional training, follow physician’s orders and produce accurate records of activities and services provided.
  • Able to see and hear adequately to respond to auditory and visual requests which relate to the coordination of Agency activities.
  • Able to speak in a clear, concise voice in order to communicate direction for Agency activities and staff.       
  • Ability to organize work procedures, assume responsibility and effectively supervise others.
  • Demonstrates problem solving abilities and positive interpersonal communication skills are essential.
  • Demonstrates adequate knowledge regarding exposure to body fluids, and chemicals, and some hazardous equipment.
  • Demonstrates exceptional assessment skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, and staff.

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