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Firefly Home Care LLC Home Care Nurse (RN, LPN) in Elkhart, Indiana

This is a great opportunity to use your nursing experience and excellent organizational and communications skills to help home health patients in our community. The Home Care Nurse is responsible for conducting in-home nursing visits and coordinating care with the Firefly Home Care team and other healthcare providers. The Home Care Nurse will work independently in the field with support from the administrative staff. Join a reputable, family-owned (non-franchise) agency that treats employees and patients like family. About this position We currently have part time/PRN work available in Elkhart County and possibly Saint Joseph county, if desired.  Please inquire about available cases.  Responsibilities* Assess patients’ condition and environment during every visit and chart observations * Perform evaluation tasks, including vital signs and medication review * Administer medication as prescribed by the patient’s physician * Dress or redress open wounds and assess progress of healing * Educate patients and their families on proper home health care strategies and procedures * Coordinate with Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Physicians and anyone else involved in the patient’s care plan * Provide palliative care as needed to keep the patient comfortable * Make recommendations for devices or tools that might improve the patient’s quality of life * Listen to the patient and respond to concerns or requests * Perform home care admissions, discharges and 60-day physician summaries (RNs only) Qualifications* State nursing license required (RN or LPN) * Excellent communication and time-management skills * Compassionate and friendly demeanor * Ability to travel to multiple patients per day Benefits include* Competitive pay * Mileage reimbursement * Career advancement opportunities