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Firefly Home Care LLC Resource Nurse (RN/LPN/Staffing) 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 Resource Nurse is responsible for providing excellent care and nursing assessments to patients at our partner sites in the community. This assignment is in Elkhart, 2nd shift (full-time or part-time available). Join a reputable, family-owned (non-franchise) agency that treats employees and patients like family. 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 * Proven track record of dependability Benefits include* Competitive pay * Mileage reimbursement * Career advancement opportunities