PRIVATE DUTY NURSING

nursing11Private duty nursing is skilled nursing care that takes place outside of the hospital setting to include the clients home, school, or other community setting. Private duty nursing is provided by a registered nurse or by a licensed practical nurse under the supervision of a registered nurse. A certified nursing assistant may be utilized for non-skilled custodial care.

The majority of our patients have complex medical needs that include:

Respiratory Management

Nero-Muscular Disease and Injury Management

Ventilator Management
Tracheotomy Care
Bi-Pap, C-Pap Management
Spinal Cord Injury Management
Orthopedic Surgery
Seizure Disorder Maintenance
Gastro-Intestinal Management
G-Tube Management
J-Tube Management
NG-Tube Management
Central Line Management
PIC Line Management
Feeding Disorder, Colostomy Care Maintenance
However; many patients with unskilled needs receive care that includes:
Custodial Care
Bathing Feeding
Meal Preparation Toileting
Light House Keeping Supervision.
These services are usually performed by a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).

Staffing

Community Care Nursing Services, Inc. has been trusted by the community since we opened our doors in 1999. For our safety and the safety of individuals receiving care we have mandated that all involved in patient care have:

· a criminal background check free of infarctions
· a picture identification, social security
· a valid, unrestricted nursing license
· CPR
· at least two years previous experience
· 3 professional references
· 2 character references
· 12 hours of continuing education per year
· (CNAs must have CPR and First Aid)
· and more!!!!

Skilled Nurse RN or LPN

All Community Care Nursing Services, Inc. nurses must adhere to the nursing process mandated by the Maryland Board of Nursing and are subject to sanctions thereof. Skilled nurses are Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses who are professionally trained at a university, college, hospital or other accredited higher education institution. These nurses address patient’s needs and perform complex care.

Certified Nursing Assistant

Community Care Nursing Services, Inc. uses Certified Nursing Assistants whom are certified by the Maryland Board of Nursing. Certified Nursing Assistants perform unskilled care. This care includes Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) such as; bathing, grooming, supervision, light housekeeping, meal preparation, medication reminders, toileting, and vital signs.

For more information please contact our CNA Coordinator at (410) 665-7566.

If you or someone you know is looking for nursing or is in need of a change in providers please contact our intake department at (410) 665-7798.

Orientation

If you are a nurse or certified nursing assistant looking for an assignment please call our main office to inquire about orientation. Community Care Nursing Services, Inc. holds orientation weekly. During orientation attendees are given information about the policies and procedures of Community Care Nursing Services, Inc., are informed about HIPAA and confidentiality, and are given additional training in our training lab as needed. Please plan to stay 3 to 4 hours.