Private Duty LPN-Brentwood Full Time/Part Time
|November 16, 2012 - November 30, 2012|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||Provide Private Duty Nursing care in the comfort of the patients home. Will work under the supervision of an RN Field Supervisor.|
Elk Valley Health Services offers a friendly work environment, competitive pay, 401k, and for those who qualify, benefits including: Paid Time Off, Health, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life, Accident Coverage and more.
27-40 Hours per week
Monday 7a-12 30p
Thursday 4 30p-8 30p
Saturday 7a-7 30p
|Duties:||Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions |
Measure and record patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse
Provide basic patient care and treatments, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures, dressing
Help patients with bathing, dressing, maintaining personal hygiene, moving in bed, or standing and
Work as part of a health care team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement
Provide medical treatment and personal care to patients in private home settings, such as cooking,
keeping rooms orderly, seeing that patients are comfortable and in good spirits, and instructing family members in simple nursing tasks.
Perform other duties as necessary.
Follow policies and procedures related to safety.
Conduct visual safety inspections throughout the work day; identify and report unsafe conditions and correct as needed.
Immediately report incidents/injuries to supervisor.
Incorporate safe behaviors into daily work life.
Demonstrate appropriate body mechanics in all situations.
|Qualifications:||Six months related experience|
Licensed by the State of Tennessee or Multi State licensed.
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