RN PRN Brookdale Senior Living - Gainesville, FL
Company: Brookdale Senior Living
Posted on: November 19, 2021
The RN PRN will provide Medicare Home Health visits in Alachua
Not all HEROES wear capes!
Prefer OASIS knowledge!
Nurse on Call - Home Healthcare by Brookdale, is a Medicare
certified agency providing home healthcare services. We take pride
in our strong reputation for furnishing the high quality skilled
nursing, rehabilitation and related services that our patients and
their families and physicians expect and deserve. We enrich lives
every day and we are looking for a top knotch RN PRN to work with
our team in Gainesville Home Health!
Make Lives Better Including Your Own.
The happiness of those we serve is dependent on the happiness of
our associates, so you'll receive competitive compensation and a
benefits package with additional perks designed to make you smile.
The work you do will be challenging yet rewarding. But you'll earn
more than a paycheck; you can enjoy opportunities to grow your
career, as well as ongoing programs catered to your health,
financial, mental, and emotional needs. Most of all, we believe you
can find purpose, meaning, and the chance to be a part of something
bigger than yourself.
Veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and
military spouses are encouraged to apply.
Provides coordinated skilled nursing care to patients of all age
groups, on an intermittent basis in the home. Demonstrates
accountability and responsibility in collaborating with the
interdisciplinary team to establish and achieve patient goals and
maintain high quality patient care. Performs in accordance with
physician's orders and under the supervision of the Director,
- Assesses home health patients identifying physical,
psychosocial and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation,
clinical records, case conferences, team reports, call-in logs and
- Completes OASIS, assessment and visit paperwork according to
agency policy. Assures clinical notes accurately indicate
continuing communication and coordination of services with the
physician, other interdisciplinary team members and
- Communicates significant findings, problems and changes to
Director, Clinical Services and physician, and documents all
findings, communications, and appropriate interventions.
- Demonstrates knowledge and proficiency in identifying,
reporting and documenting problems, adverse reactions or possible
complications related to patient care. Recognizes and reports life
threatening situations and responds appropriately. Recommends and
incorporates other disciplines in the care of the patient, as
needed, and under the direction of the referring physician.
- Participates in the development and implementation of the Plan
of Care (POC) to ensure quality and continuity of care and
appropriate discharge planning. Establishes Plan of Care in
coordination with the physician, patient, family and
interdisciplinary team members. Incorporates long and short term
goals established in the Plan of Care into nursing care, as
evidenced by documentation in visit notes.
- Supervises and provides clinical direction to home health aides
and LPNs/LVNs to ensure quality and continuity of services
- Participates in interdisciplinary patient care conferences and
Agency Performance Improvement processes.
- Receives referrals from physicians, hospitals, clinics,
patients, families and other agencies when needed and notifies
agency personnel on a timely basis.
- Assures the continuity of patient care and coordination of
services through delivery of quality patient care. Performs in a
manner that is consistent with current standards of practice and
with the Agency's policies and procedures. Follows all infection
control and universal precautions guidelines/standards per agency
- Responsible for participating in on-call rotation and emergency
call according to agency policy.
- Demonstrates commitment, professional growth and competency.
Strives to continually improve nursing knowledge base through
individual research, reading, attendance at workshops/professional
conferences and professional organizations.
This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities
for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent
a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should
perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.
Education and Experience
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Current license as a
Registered Nurse in good standing for the state. BSN preferred. One
year experience as a registered nurse in a clinical setting
required. Acute care and home care experience are preferred.
Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
Maintains Continuing Education Units for licensure renewal, as
applicable to state regulations. Reliable transportation and proof
of valid automobile liability insurance. Must have valid driver's
license. Current BCLS Certification prior to providing patient
Uses limited independent judgment to make decisions based on
precedents and established guidelines. Solves problems using
standard procedures and precedents. Knows when to refer issues to
supervisor and when to handle them personally.
Knowledge and Skills
Has a working knowledge of a skill or discipline that requires
basic analytic ability. Has an overall understanding of the work
environment and process. Has working knowledge of the organization.
Expresses verbal and written communication in a clear, positive and
cooperative manner. Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality
with regard to patient, staff and agency information. Identifies
and resolves problems in a timely manner. Ability to prioritize and
plan work activities. Possesses the ability to make independent
decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Demonstrates an
interest in working with a senior population. Ability to establish
an effective working relationship with all departments and the
community. Excellent organizational and follow-through skills.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
- Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
- Reach with hands and arms
- Climb or balance
- Stoop, kneel, crouch crawl
- Talk or hear
- Taste or smell
- Ability to lift: up to 50 pounds
- Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or
- Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure
- On-Call on an as needed basis
- Possible exposure to communicable diseases and
- Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting
- Exposure to latex
- Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens
- Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or
- Requires Travel: Frequently
Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free
Schedule: Regular Part-Time
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