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Registered Nurse- PRN- Home Health

Job Details

Fort Myers, FL

Home Health Services



Job Ref:

Location: Westlinks


Department: Nursing


Workdays/Nights: Days

12801 Westlinks Drive


Shift: Shift 1


8:00:00 AM to 4:30:00 PM

Fort Myers, FL 33913


Work Type: PRN


Exempt: No

Job Summary 

 Lee Health is one of the largest public health systems in the U.S. and one of the largest not-for-profit public health system. Lee Health Home Health currently services Southwest Florida from Cape Coral to Bonita. 


Services will be provided in accordance with current clinical practice guidelines and accepted professional standards of practice. Care and services are provided according the established plan of care and within the organizations policies and procedures. Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Uses knowledge of patient's age and cultural diversity in the provision of patient care. Contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through excellence in customer service and performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care. Teamwork, flexibility and professionalism, while important in all functions of the Health System, are central to the success of the Home Health Team, and are expected in this role. Duties will include covering/rotating weekends and performs after hours visits as assigned. Travel is required based on the needs of patient caseload and needs of the agency. Supports the systems mission, vision and values. Scope of duties include: Initial and ongoing comprehensive assessments of the patient's needs, including Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) assessments at appropriate time points. Develops and initiates the plan of care and revises as necessary in partnership with the patient and/or caregiver. On an ongoing basis will facilitate the patients and caregivers ability to participate in decisions around their care. Provision of services and/or treatments requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill. Educating and counseling the patient, caregiver and family in meeting care related needs. Initiating appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Documenting clinical/progress notes. Coordination of services to include: referrals to other services, informing the physician and other staff of changes in the patients condition. Documents evidence of care coordination. Evaluating outcomes of care. Supervising LPNs' and home health aides providing services in the home or via conversation with patient/caregiver per regulatory requirements. Participates in in-service and programs quality improvement activities.

Job Requirements


Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/

Additional Requirements

Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
1 YearAcute CareRequiredand
2 YearsHome HealthPreferred

State of Florida Licensure Requirements

Registered Nurse LicenseRequired

Additional Requirements

Currently licensed or eligible for RN license in the State of Florida.

Certifications/Registration Requirements

BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)Required

US:FL:Fort Myers

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