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Homecare Novice Nurse - RN & LPN

MAXIM HEALTHCARE GROUP Allentown, PA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Maxim Healthcare Services is seeking a Novice Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse.  The Novice RN or LPN (< 12 months of experience) is responsible for providing and documenting skilled nursing care in accordance with care developed for each individual patient in accordance with physician’s orders when applicable.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Re-evaluates patient nursing needs regularly
  • Utilizes the nursing process to plan, implement, and evaluate patient/client care and/or contracted services
  • Initiates the plan of care when directed and requests from prescriber necessary revisions as patient status and needs change
  • Incorporates therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative nursing actions based on nursing diagnosis and established goals
  • Assures patient safety at all times and recipient of services provided
  • Intervenes as applicable to changes in condition and reports such changes to appropriate supervisor and/or physician
  • Administers medications and treatments as prescribed, as well as, monitors and documents effectiveness of intervention
  • Monitors the safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment including universal precautions
  • Reviews plan of care, program protocols and identifies areas for healthcare teaching/education, care coordination, goal setting and discharge planning needs as applicable
  • Documents all physician collaboration/coordination of care in the medical record and communicates this information as needed
  • Supports profession practice by observing the following;
    • Nurse Practice Act
    • Standards of Nursing Practice
    • Standards of Patient Care
    • Standards of Accrediting Body (ACHC, Joint Commission, etc.)
    • State and Local Laws
    • Patient Bill of Rights
    • Maxim Healthcare, Nursing, and Client’s Policies
  • Adheres to Maxim policy and procedure and applicable protocols
  • Attends case conferences, team meetings, education in-services as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • License Required
  • A minimum GPA requirement is expected. Authorization from Area or Regional clinical leadership should be considered when hiring an applicant who does not meet a 3.0 GPA threshold
  • Complies with accepted professional standards and practice
  • Current resume including clinical hours and rotations
  • Two letters of reference where possible. Prefer one reference to be professional reference (i.e. clinical instructor)
  • Current CPR
  • PPD or chest X ray if applicable
  • Successful completion of Maxim Homecare Novice Nurse Program orientation and training
Benefits
At Maxim Healthcare Group, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 

About Maxim Healthcare Group
Maxim Healthcare Group has making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim’s commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.  

Maxim Healthcare Group is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Company Description
For more than 30 years, we have been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Our commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

MAXIM HEALTHCARE GROUP

For more than 30 years, we have been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Our commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

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Allentown, PA
18104 USA

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