Registered Nurse (RN) - Private Duty Care

City: Putnam
State: Ct
Zip: 06260
The PSA difference is encapsulated in our mission. There are two simple words that describe who we are and what we do ? that is Trusted Care. PSA Healthcare takes pride in providing Trusted Care and support to the people we serve. ACT ? Action, Care and Trust represent our goal of providing positive energy, with a sense of urgency, while constantly improving our services. Our employees are essential
to providing our families with trusted and compassionate care.
Reporting Relationship : Director/Clinical Care Manager/Director of Nursing
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Responsibilities and Job Requirements
Responsible for the delivery and coordination of quality client care in compliance with
physician orders.
Observes and assesses client condition and care needs continuously. Reports changes in
condition to the supervisor and/or physician as appropriate.
Takes appropriate nursing action based on assessment and achieves expected outcomes.
Develops, implements and updates the nursing care plan.
Provides direct, hands-on care to assigned clients.
Documents all activities, assessments, nursing actions, responses, and coordination of care in a
timely manner whenever care is delivered.
Recognizes changes in client needs and responses requiring intervention and implements
care to prevent risk or reduce risk.
Uses established lines of communication.
Accepts responsibility for personal and professional accountability by complying with PSA
policies, state and federal regulations, accrediting bodies and the Nurse Practice Act.
Maintains knowledge of competencies related to the nursing profession by participating in
educational programs, continuing education units, Mosby skills and skill evaluations.
Participates in orientation of new nurses upon request. Supervises and teaches other nursing
Maintains client and PSA confidentiality.
Utilizes time management skills.
Utilizes effective problem-solving/conflict resolution skills.
Educates the client and family regarding the disease process, self-care techniques, and
prevention strategies, and in meeting the client's nursing needs.
Participates in the QA process as appropriate.
Maintains professional boundaries at all times.
Minimum Qualifications
Proof of eligibility to work in the United States
Current and unrestricted RN license to practice in the state for which you are applying
Current CPR certification
Current Continuing Education if required by state
Diploma, Associate or Bachelor degree in nursing from state accredited RN program
Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with
nursing care and policies and procedures
Good organizational and communication skills
Additional state specific requirements:
o California- One (1) year of experience required working under current nursing license
o Louisiana- One (1) year of experience required working as a licensed nurse
Physical Requirements
Frequent lifting and repositioning of clients
Repeated or prolonged standing, bending, kneeling, twisting and occasional climbing of stairs
Acute sense of sight and hearing (corrected or uncorrected) and strong sense of touch and
Agility and strength sufficient to handle clients and equipment without assistance
Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in the
home or during transport
Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to
allergens and other health conditions
Requisition ID: R0008871

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