Private Duty Nurse
Company: Careforward Consulting
Posted on: April 30, 2021
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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