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Registered Nurse (RN) – Private Duty Care

PSA Healthcare

This is a Contract position in Windham County, CT posted May 24, 2019.

City: Putnam State: Ct Zip: 06260 Description The PSA difference is encapsulated in our mission.

There are two simple words that describe who we?are and what we do ?

that is Trusted Care.

PSA Healthcare takes pride in providing Trusted Care and?support to the people we serve.


Action, Care and Trust represent our goal of providing positive?energy, with a sense of?urgency, while constantly improving our services.

Our employees are essential to providing our families with trusted and compassionate care.

Reporting Relationship : Director/Clinical Care Manager/Director of Nursing FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Responsibilities and Job Requirements ?

Responsible for the delivery and coordination of quality client care in compliance with physician orders.


Observes and assesses client condition and care needs continuously.

Reports changes in condition to the supervisor and/or physician as appropriate.


Takes appropriate nursing action based on assessment and achieves expected outcomes.


Develops, implements and updates the nursing care plan.


Provides direct, hands-on care to assigned clients.


Documents all activities, assessments, nursing actions, responses, and coordination of care in a timely manner whenever care is delivered.


Recognizes changes in client needs and responses requiring intervention and implements care to prevent risk or reduce risk.


Uses established lines of communication.


Accepts responsibility for personal and professional accountability by complying with PSA policies, state and federal regulations, accrediting bodies and the Nurse Practice Act.


Maintains knowledge of competencies related to the nursing profession by participating in educational programs, continuing education units, Mosby skills and skill evaluations.


Participates in orientation of new nurses upon request.

Supervises and teaches other nursing personnel.


Maintains client and PSA confidentiality.


Utilizes time management skills.


Utilizes effective problem-solving/conflict resolution skills.


Educates the client and family regarding the disease process, self-care techniques, and prevention strategies, and in meeting the client?s nursing needs.


Participates in the QA process as appropriate.


Maintains professional boundaries at all times.


Minimum Qualifications ?

Proof of eligibility to work in the United States ?

Current and unrestricted RN license to practice in the state for which you are applying ?

Current CPR certification ?

Current Continuing Education if required by state ?

Diploma, Associate or Bachelor degree in nursing from state accredited RN program ?

Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with nursing care and policies and procedures ?

Good organizational and communication skills ?

Additional state specific requirements: o California
– One (1) year of experience required working under current nursing license o Louisiana
– One (1) year of experience required working as a licensed nurse Physical Requirements ?

Frequent lifting and repositioning of clients ?

Repeated or prolonged standing, bending, kneeling, twisting and occasional climbing of stairs ?

Acute sense of sight and hearing (corrected or uncorrected) and strong sense of touch and smell ?

Agility and strength sufficient to handle clients and equipment without assistance ?

Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in the home or during transport ?

Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other health conditions ?

Aveanna Requisition ID: R0008871