Provides home nursing care, under the direction and supervision of an RN, based on agency policies and procedures, through the competent application of the nursing process in the home. Yadkin Valley Home Health is a Medicare-Certified, State Accredited healthcare agency that cares for patients in their own homes. Typical patients include people who are recuperating from an illness, injury, or surgery or the chronically ill. Yadkin Valley Home Health proudly serves Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Davie, Forsyth, Iredell, Stokes, Surry, Wilkes and Yadkin counties.
Education and Formal Training: Successful completion of an LPN program. Licensed to practice nursing in the State of North Carolina. Current CPR or obtain within 30 days of hire.
Must have a current/valid driver's license, reliable transportation, and a satisfactory driving record.
Work Experience: Minimum of one year of home health nursing experience strongly desired.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: Demonstrates a high level of mental and emotional tolerance and even temperament when dealing with ill people; uses tact, sensitivity, sound judgment, and a professional attitude when relating with patients, families, and co-workers at all times. Actively functions as a patient advocate. Must develop thorough knowledge of home care emergency policies and procedures, fire, safety, disaster, and infection control policies.