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Firefly Home Care LLC Home Care Nurse (Live-In or Extended Hours) in Middlebury, Indiana

This is a unique opportunity to use your nursing experience to help a patient in our community remain in the comfort of home. The Home Care Nurse is responsible for conducting in-home nursing duties with a Firefly Home Health LLC patient.  Ideally, we're looking for an individual who will be a live-in nurse for the patient (housing is provided), although we're willing to consider candidates who are interested in providing extended nursing hours for the patient.  This is a great opportunity to join a reputable, family-owned (non-franchise) agency and make a positive difference in a patient's life.   Responsibilities* Assess patients’ condition and environment 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 * Manage trach, g-tube, colostomy and catheter, per doctor's orders * Educate patient and family on proper home health care strategies and procedures * Coordinate with other member's of patient's care team * 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 * Housing provided (live-in nurse)