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RN/LPN Pediatric Home Health Nurse- Greater Denver Metro Area - Home Health

Company: Kids Care Home Health
Location: Denver
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

RN/LPN Pediatric Home Health Nurse- Greater Denver Metro AreaOverview

KidsCare is hiring compassionate nurses to provide Private Duty Nursing care to medically complex pediatric patients in the home setting. KidsCare Home Health is committed to building on our foundation of changing lives through C.A.R.E. - Commitment, Accountability, Results, and Ethics. We highly value our employees, and we are available 24/7 to support you with your clinical and administrative needs. We pride ourselves in offering competitive pay and extensive benefits that are some of the best in home health! You will have the opportunity to grow professionally and feel appreciated for the work that you do at KidsCare.

Call or text our recruiter Kourtney Foster at 469-550-9430 for more details on nursing opportunities.

* Serving children birth to 18 years old
* Service area: All cities along the front range from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs
* Sign-on bonus and referral bonuses
* Pay range $21 - $38 per hour based on experience, location, patient acuity, shifts and licensure.
* 8-12 hour shifts are available for days, nights and weekends. Overtime available.
* Possible medical needs requiring skilled nursing care include: GT/JT, Trach/Vent, oxygen support, seizures, central lines, cardiac conditions, global delays, total care needs, complex medication management and more.

Responsibilities

Our nurses are responsible for providing competent, compassionate and complete patient care following a physician ordered Plan of Care using assessment skills, and following treatment and medication orders. We work with all disciplines caring for our clients to provide optimal coordinated care. We believe that coordinated care does not end with medical professionals; a core part of care includes working with the parent or caregiver by educating, supporting, interacting with, and learning from the people who know their child best. This continuity of care results in a reduced risk of hospitalization and allows us to provide continued care in the comfort of their home.

Essential Duties

* Provide 1:1 direct patient care to clients in their home (and school in some instances) per physician ordered Plan of Care.
* Provide services in accordance with physician orders and in adherence to state, federal, and national accreditation commission regulations under the direction and supervision of clinical leadership and the agency Administrator.
* Perform comprehensive patient assessments, administer medications, treatments, and therapies as ordered by the physician.
* Practice good time management skills, prioritization, and attention to detail.
* Document clinical shift notes in a timely, clear, concise, and professional manner.
* Provide and document education to clients and caregivers related to client diagnosis, treatment, care, and prevention of complications and illness.
* Notify the RN Case Manager and physician of any changes in the patient's condition.
* Collaborate with other disciplines for coordination of care.
* Follow appropriate infection control methods and procedures.
* Comply with company policies, practices, and procedures.
* Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience Requirements

* Current State Registered Nursing License or compact license where applicable.
* One (1) Year Home Health Experience.
* One (1) Year Pediatric Experience.
* Current CPR Certification.
* Reliable Transportation.

Other Qualifications and Skills

* Must have reliable transportation to office and patients' homes.

Physical Demands/Working Environment

* Position regularly requires bending, reaching, standing, stooping, sitting, twisting, talking, and hearing.
* Push and pull 50 pounds (position patient, move equipment, etc.).
* Support 50 pounds of weight (ambulate patient).
* Lift 50 pounds (pick up a child, transfer a patient, etc.) as well as assist with weights of more than 100 pounds.
* Carry equipment and supplies.
* See information up to 24 inches away (monitors, computer screens, etc.).

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Keywords: Kids Care Home Health, Denver , RN/LPN Pediatric Home Health Nurse- Greater Denver Metro Area - Home Health, Healthcare , Denver, Colorado

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