Private Duty LPN - RN & LPN Services, Health First Private Duty, Per Diem

Health First Rockledge, FL

About the Job


Job Description   The Private Duty LPN is responsible and accountable for providing Uncompromised Safety, Superior quality, Memorable Patient/Customer Experiences, and Financial Stewardship. By\: performing direct patient care, under the supervision of an RN, utilizing nursing practice/care standards and elements of good service for effective delivery of home nursing services.    Primary Accountabilities Collaborates with the Registered Nurse in utilizing the nursing process to provide responsible patient care through\: Participate with the Registered Nurse in assessing the patient's health status per established standards. Documents and reports deviations from the patient's usual or expected responses. Reinforces patient and family teaching instituted by the Registered Nurse. Accepts responsibility for personal and professional accountability and development, including maintenance of all required personnel credentials.   Performs procedures and treatments with skill and efficiency. Utilizes a standard nursing care plan to select desired patient outcomes. Coordinates the nursing care plan with the medical plan of treatment. Collaborates with the Registered Nurse to revise the nursing care plan based on evaluation of the patient's responses to nursing care and progress toward goal achievement. Communicates effectively with RN, patients, families, staff and physicians.


Qualifications Current Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of Florida Current American Heart Association CPR card or \: Exception for HF Private Duty Associates\: A current Red Cross CPR card will be accepted upon hire. However, upon the next renewal period the associate will be required to renew their CPR certification with an approved AHA provider. Per policy No.\:  HR 1.14 Prefer one year home care and/or facility-based experience Successful completion of Level II background screening (fingerprinting) after August 1, 2010. Current valid Driver License or ID card. Exposure to biohazardous waste, chemical substances and unknown diseases. Care is provided in a variety of home environments.