Location: Fort Myers, FL Department: PEDIATRIC NURSING Categories: Allied Health, Nursing Type: Full-Time Shift: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM Schedule: Days
We are looking to build an amazing team of Pediatric Nurses within our Home Health Department. Teamwork will be the foundation that will make this department a success. Alone we can do little, together we can do so much! If you would like to become a part of our amazing team and learn what a satisfying day feels like, then please read the full job description below and apply now!
This position is open to qualified RN's, with a valid nursing licnese.
Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Supports the organization vision and mission. Uses knowledge of patient's age and cultural diversity into the provision of patient care. Contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through excellence in customer service and performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care. Teamwork, flexibility and professionalism, while important in all functions of the System, are central to the success of the Home Health Team, and are expected in this role. Duties will include covering weekends and team member PTO, requested office tasks, and traveling outside normal work area regions to meet the needs of our patient caseload and the needs of the organization.
Scope of Duties - Professional nursing service is provided by a registered nurse and includes:
Initial and ongoing comprehensive assessments of the client's needs, including Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) assessments at appropriate time points
Initiating the plan of care and revising as necessary
Providing those services and/or treatments requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill
Counseling the client and family in meeting nursing related needs.
Initiating appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures
Documenting clinical/progress notes
Coordination of services to include referrals to other services and informing the physician and other staff of changes in the client's needs
Evaluating outcomes of care
Supervising LPNs' and home health aides providing services
Participating in in-service programs
Planning for discharge from service
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
Experience: Minimum one year acute care experience, home health experience preferred, qualified individuals will successfully complete the competency assessment.
Training: Comprehensive orientation provided
License: Currently licensed RN licensure in the State of Florida
Other: Competent with all required technology, software and/or equipment used.
Lee Health is the leading provider of health care in Southwest Florida and has served the citizens of Lee County and surrounding communities since 1916. Lee Health consists of four acute care hospitals, two specialty hospitals and comprehensive health care services in facilities and office locations throughout Southwest Florida. With more than 1 million patient contacts each year, Lee Health is th...e fourth largest public health system in the United States and one of the largest in Florida. Lee Health is a progressive, financially sound health care provider with over 11,800 employees, 1,300 community physicians and 4,500 volunteers and auxilians.