Private Duty Nurse

Private Duty Nurse Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Private Duty Nurse to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in reviewing, evaluating and updating the patient plan of care as appropriate;
  • Appearance is always within Agency standards; is clean and well groomed;
  • Completes documentation and paperwork in a timely manner as per Agency policy;
  • Assists the patient in learning appropriate self-care techniques;
  • Initiates preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures as appropriate;
  • Submits any changes in patient’s schedule to Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor/ Registered Nurse on a daily basis;
  • Furnishes services, treatments and diagnostic and preventive procedures as assigned per the plan of care, in accordance with agency policies;
  • Teaches and counsels the patient and family/significant others regarding the nursing care needs and other related problems of the patient at home;
  • Prepares clinical progress notes and follows the client service plan as developed by the registered nurse according to agency policy;
  • Promotes and maintains client health through teaching and appropriate rehabilitation measures;
  • Communicates current health status and needs of clients to the appropriate staff;
  • Demonstrates a desire to set and meet objectives and to find increasingly efficient ways to perform tasks;
  • Assists clients with administering medications based on doctor’s orders.

Requirements:

  • Clean criminal and background check;
  • Valid Driver’s License, Dependable Vehicle, and current Proof of Auto Insurance.