In-Home Nursing Respite Provider Needed Immediately!

Comforcare Senior Services - Columbus in Southaven, MS

  • Industry: Healthcare - Nursing - Others
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST SUBMIT AN APPLICATION ONLINE.
WE WILL NOT ACCEPT APPLICATIONS ON THE PHONE OR VIA EMAIL.
In-Home Nurse Respite Provider1.
One or more of the following criteria: 3 year minimum of continuous experience as a Home Health    Nurse in a Home Health care environment; RN or LPN with a current Mississippi license, in good    standing with Mississippi State Nursing Board. 2.
Satisfactory compliance with Comforcare bonding criteria. 3.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and interact with clients, families, coworkers, and    all supervisors.  Family wants someone who is dependable and caring and who will carefully    monitor the individual due to seizure activity.  The nurse will be responsible for assisting with meals    and administering medications as well as assisting with ADL's.4.
Ability to accurately follow and process written and verbal intrustctions.  Able to manually calculate    medicine doses.5.
Satisfactorily demonstrate and perform competency in clinical skills through competency checklist    and skills demonstration test.6.
Minimum score of 80% on competency exam (NLN TEST).7.  Flexible Schedule.  Client may require some flexibility with schedule.Physical Requirements:1. 21 years of age or older. 2.
Visual and hearing capacities functioning at a level sufficient enough to provide for the supervisory     and physical care needs of clients. Job Description:The In-Home Nursing Repite Provider provides specifically defined, skilled care services under the supervision of a Registered Nurse to enable the client to remain in the home.The In-Home Nursing Repite Provider  will provide personal care and homemaking services in and around the individuals living space, to ensure a safe and clean environment because the client is unable to perform these activities independently.
The In-Home Nursing Repite Provider conforms to all agency policies and procedures including providing care, compliance with the agency Bill of Rights, observing client/family confidentiality, and adhering to agency dress code. Routine Duties - Personal Care Services1.
Bathing, assistance with dressing, nail and skin care, back care, foot care, shampoo and oral    hygiene. 2.
Assistance with ambulation, transfers, range of motion exercise, safe use of equipment and    assistive devices, (Walker,crutches,cane) change of position. 3.
Assistance with toileting, use of bedpan, commode, or urinal; incontinent care. 4.
Meal planning, preparation, and assistance with feeding. 5. Mental Stimulation and motivation through conversation, encouragement and recreational    activities.6.
Maintenance of appropriate agency records.7.
Present and conduct themselves in a professional manner according to agency policy.8.
Adhere to infection control and safety procedures that are in accordance with agency policy.  Household Management1.
Light Housekeeping - Including changing of bed linens, vacuuming, sweeping, dusting of clients environment, emptying client's wastebaskets and garbage. Cleaning of the bathroom includes bathtub, sink, and toilet.
The floor should be vacuumed and/or mopped if it becomes wet.
All personal items used by client must be cleaned.2.
Personal Laundry - The Laundry belonging to the client must be cleaned.
Laundry for any family member or others in the same home is not the responsiblity of Nurse.  Additional Activities that may be required by In-Home Nursing Repite Provider.
* Bathing and Direct Hygiene Care
* Catheter Care - Emptying catheter bags and measuring intake/output 
* Monitor/Record vital signs
* Assist/Monitor Oxygen
* Provide care for any assistive devices/equipment (braces, walker, and/or hose)
* Provide diabetic care, including monitoring hypoglycemia or hyperglycmia, urine testing, and preperation of special diet.
* Provide incontinent care - diaper changes, etc. . 
* Assistance with Range of Motion exercisesExceptions to all of the above can only be made at the discretion of the Director of Operations and RN assigned to the case. TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST SUBMIT AN APPLICATION ONLINE.
WE WILL NOT ACCEPT APPLICATIONS ON THE PHONE OR VIA EMAIL.

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