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Private Duty Nurse

Company: Careforward Consulting
Location: Livonia
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:

To be successful as a Private Duty Nurse, you should be a nurturing individual who can handle a wide range of tasks without being squeamish. Outstanding candidates possess the mental strength and resilience to care for patients and are also able to provide emotional support to family members if required. Private Duty Responsibilities: Traveling to patients' homes and managing their care plans according to providers instructions. Administering medication and insulin, and completing blood pressure, glucose, urine, and stool tests, bowel management. Inspecting wounds, changing dressings, and handling personal grooming and hygiene. Testing for muscle weakness, bedsores, and any signs of infection. Listening to the concerns of family members and case managers, answering their questions. Educating caregivers and family on the aftercare or ongoing care of the patient. Providing suggestions for improved healthcare to case manager. Collaborating with case manager, healthcare professionals to develop improved diets and healthcare plans for patients. Private Duty Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Nursing or similar. Valid MI Nursing License Additional courses in Biology, Anatomy, and Science may be required. Relevant license and certification. A completed apprenticeship or experience in a similar role. Excellent observational and problem-solving skills. The ability to follow instructions but also to act independently if necessary. Excellent report writing skills. Active listening skills and empathy. Physical and mental strength. A valid driver's license and reliable transport may be required. Opens shifts for days, nights, weekends, holidays Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Careforward Consulting, Livonia , Private Duty Nurse, Healthcare , Livonia, Michigan

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