Alacare Home Health and Hospice

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at Alacare Home Health and Hospice

Posted: 9/30/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: *9E88F05476D607AB

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Home health care is both challenging and rewarding! This position offers you the opportunity to make a real difference in your patients’ lives.
Duties include:
• Assisting in the development, implementation, evaluation and revision of plans of care
• Documenting and communicating patient care needs and assessments
• Providing teaching and guidance to patients, families and the community
• Ensuring safe, quality, cost-efficient skilled nursing services

This job requires a person who can work independently, while never forgetting that home health care is a team effort.
Other requirements include:
• Graduate of an accredited school of practical/vocational nursing
• Current Alabama practical nurse license
• At least 1 year of nursing experience in a geriatric setting
• Providing comprehensive teaching to patients
• Willingness to work in home environments of patients who may have values or standards different from your own
• Ability to perform venipuncture
• Ability to turn, lift, carry and otherwise transport patient
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
• Respecting the patient’s privacy and maintaining confidentiality
• Current Alabama driver’s license and automobile liability insurance
• CPR Certification