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Job Description

City: Norfolk

State: VA

Zip: 23502

Description


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/RN


FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt


Responsibilities and Job Requirements


• Provides nursing care under  the supervision  of a Registered Nurse and according to the plan of care derived from the physician’s orders and Registered Nurse Assessment.

•    Observes the client’s condition and care needs appropriately and reports changes in condition to the supervisor  and/or physician as appropriate.

•    Takes appropriate nursing action based on physician orders and nursing care plan and achieves expected outcomes.

•    Recognizes changes in client needs and responses that require intervention and implements care to prevent or reduce risk.

•   Provides direct, hands-on care to assigned clients.

•      Documents all activities, nursing actions, responses, and coordination of care in a timely manner whenever care is delivered.

•   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.

•   Reinforces client and family teaching instituted by the Registered Nurse.

•    Educates the client and family regarding the disease process, self-care techniques, prevention strategies, and in meeting the client’s nursing needs.

•   Maintains client and PSA confidentiality.

•   Utilizes effective problem-solving/conflict resolution skills.

•   Utilizes time management skills.

•   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 LPN license to practice in the state for which you are applying

•   Current CPR certification

•   Current Continuing Education if required by state

•   Diploma or certificate from state accredited LPN program

•      Demonstrated proficiency in clinical skills, 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 smell

•   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
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Requisition ID: R0008793

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Location US-VA-Norfolk
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

PSA Healthcare

Pediatric Services of America (PSA Healthcare) has been providing compassionate and trusted care to medically fragile children and their families for more than 30 years. PSA employs more than 5,000 nurses nationwide through 78 locations in 16 states. Dedicated to industry-leading training and superior clinical care, the company believes that nurses are the heartbeat of the company. PSA is one of the nation’s leading providers of in-home, private duty nursing to medically fragile children. PSA also offers therapy, personal care, companion services, habilitation and other services throughout the country. Note that not all services are available in all areas. The company is owned by private investment firm J.H. Whitney and Company. Learn More

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US-VA-Norfolk

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PSA Healthcare
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US-VA-Norfolk
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
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N/A
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Health Care
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Job Description

City: Norfolk

State: VA

Zip: 23502

Description


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/RN


FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt


Responsibilities and Job Requirements


• Provides nursing care under  the supervision  of a Registered Nurse and according to the plan of care derived from the physician’s orders and Registered Nurse Assessment.

•    Observes the client’s condition and care needs appropriately and reports changes in condition to the supervisor  and/or physician as appropriate.

•    Takes appropriate nursing action based on physician orders and nursing care plan and achieves expected outcomes.

•    Recognizes changes in client needs and responses that require intervention and implements care to prevent or reduce risk.

•   Provides direct, hands-on care to assigned clients.

•      Documents all activities, nursing actions, responses, and coordination of care in a timely manner whenever care is delivered.

•   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.

•   Reinforces client and family teaching instituted by the Registered Nurse.

•    Educates the client and family regarding the disease process, self-care techniques, prevention strategies, and in meeting the client’s nursing needs.

•   Maintains client and PSA confidentiality.

•   Utilizes effective problem-solving/conflict resolution skills.

•   Utilizes time management skills.

•   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 LPN license to practice in the state for which you are applying

•   Current CPR certification

•   Current Continuing Education if required by state

•   Diploma or certificate from state accredited LPN program

•      Demonstrated proficiency in clinical skills, 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 smell

•   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
•CB

Requisition ID: R0008793

Job Requirements

 
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