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RN/LPN Private Duty

Family First Homecare Lakeland Full-Time/Part-Time
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Position Description:


The Registered Nurse (RN), or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)  is responsible for providing nursing care in accordance with Family First Homecare (FFHC) policy, Nurse Practice Acts, and State/ Federal regulations.


Additional responsibilities include representing Family First Homecare and its services in a competent, professional and responsive manner while maintaining standards of high quality patient care and customer service in accordance with all state, local and federal requirements, rules and regulations.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Is responsible and accountable for making decisions that are based on the individual’s nursing experience and educational preparation

• Performs admission, transfer, re-certification, resumption of care and discharge paperwork as assigned

• Ensures the completion of patient care documentation in a timely manner

• Evaluates the effectiveness of nursing service to the patient and family on an ongoing basis

• Consults with physicians concerning alterations of patient care plans, documentation of changes in patient care and reports all changes in care to the nurse supervisor

• Partners with other FFHC caregivers in the delivery of patient care

• Participates in FFHC Quality Assurance, Performance Improvement program (QAPI) as requested

• Continually strives to improve his/her nursing care skills

• Attends and/or completes all mandatory training/ in-services as assigned

• Submits required personnel file documentation in a timely manner

• Adheres to FFHC compliance and ethics expectations

• Maintains patient and family confidentiality

• Maintains professional, supportive and responsive interpersonal communication skills

• Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

• Active Florida Nursing license

• Current CPR

• Must have a clear background screening

• The ability to read and communicate in English both verbally and in writing

• Working knowledge of Nurse Practice Acts

Recommended skills

Licensed Practical Nurse
Nursing
Registered Nurse Certified
Training
Confidentiality
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Family First Homecare is a privately held  private duty nursing company specializing in providing long term nursing and personal care services to children and adults needing care in the privacy and comfort of their homes. At Family First Homecare we understand the importance of treating our patients and our caregivers like family. Investing in compassionate and skilled caregivers is instrumental in the process of improving the quality and the lives of our clients. We strive to express our commitment to the quality of our caregivers lives by hiring all staff as employees (not independent contractors), offering benefits and competitive wages, fully bonding and insuring all employees and recognizing them for the great work they do. We employ nurses, home health aides, and therapists, and ask them to put their patient's health and comfort before all else, like family. We recognize these exceptional individuals and create an environment where they are appreciated and valued. The pride and enthusiasm we share in delivering quality care is extended to our patients and facilitates the family environment we value so highly at Family First. This bond is the foundation of our company's culture and the strengthening of this family culture is our first priority! Our clients improved health, comfort and happiness will remain our highest priority. 

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