Job Description

Title
RN

Department
Skilled Nursing

Employment Type
Part Time I

City
Fort Myers

State
FL

Description
Cypress Cove is looking for a dynamic, compassionate RN to service our resident community via our Home Health Agency! Position is Part Time and shifts may vary based on resident needs. We offer a competitive salary as well as a Retirement Plan program with a company match! Additionally, employees are eligible for six (6) FREE employee clinic visits per fiscal year and a prorated PTO program, including paid holidays.
RN Job Summary:
Come be part of a caring and talented team of professionals dedicated to the highest standards of excellence! RN will be responsible for implementing resident care according to the resident’s needs and physician/nursing orders ensuring that the highest quality of nursing care is delivered.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Using the nursing process, plans and implements care, individualizing care as needed and is able to manage routine and emergency care. Care is in the resident home and the scope of care varies by resident and/or shift.
  • Prioritizes, plans and provides direct resident care including the physical and psychological care of the residents assigned. Resident care may include lifting, positioning or transferring residents that require physical effort.
  • Participates in data collection and contributes to the plan of care by providing data obtained during resident care.
  • Evaluates the response of the resident to specific nursing interventions.
  • Contributes to the resident discharge plan where applicable.
  • Provides direction for assisting personnel assigned to work with residents.
  • Uses the nursing process in providing resident care, including making daily assessments of residents and communicates this appropriately.
  • Adjusts plan of care in consultation with other healthcare disciplines as appropriate and implements plan to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Performs accurate and ongoing data collection relevant to the resident’s individual needs and following appropriate protocol.
  • Communicates appropriate information to healthcare team members, assigned residents and families.
  • Supports an environment for quality care and professional practice.
Departmental Functioning to include:
  • Assumes the responsibility of solving problems, handling emergencies as they arise in nursing.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
  • Communicates appropriate information to assigned residents and families.
  • Provides direction for personnel assigned to work with residentsin coordination with Home Health Administrator
ABOUT CYPRESS COVE:
Cypress Cove is a Life Care retirement community on the beautifully landscaped campus of HealthPark Florida in Fort Myers. We offer a holistic approach to living - social, recreational, educational and wellness opportunities that fulfill our residents’ body, mind and soul.Cypress Cove is sponsored by Lee Healthcare Resources, the non-profit support organization to Lee Health, Lee County’s premier healthcare provider since 1911.



Requirements

Education and/or Experience: Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous Home Health Agency experience strongly preferred.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must meet state guidelines to practice as a Registered Nurse in Florida. Requires current CPR certification.

Other Skills and Abilities: Must be able to speak, read and write English. Requires knowledge of federal and state regulations, as well as OBRA laws. Must possess a genuine interest and compassion for the elderly. Must be able to communicate directions and goals clearly and effectively. Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant same. Must possess ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public. Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level at which they are currently functioning. Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition. Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.



Application Instructions

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