The Home Health Visit Nurse works collaboratively with the Home Health RN Care Manager and other disciplines, providing skilled care, education, treatment, and emotional support to patients. Monitors and assesses the care provided while insuring the patie
The Home Health Visit Nurse works collaboratively with the Home Health RN Care Manager and other disciplines, providing skilled care, education, treatment, and emotional support to patients. Monitors and assesses the care provided while insuring the patient attains and maintains their highest level of functioning. Insures that the Physician and all members of the care team are aware of pertinent changes in the patient’s condition and progress toward goals. Collaborates with the Home Health RN Care Manager insuring that the established plan of care is appropriate and is implemented and/or modified based on the patient’s responses to treatment.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Registered Nurse with a current Alabama license. Prefer 1 year of recent home health or acute care nursing experience or a combination of both. Prefer experience in home health care. Prefer extensive clinical knowledge and experience in the care of patients with multiple and complex diagnoses, disease processes and care needs. High speed internet when working from home. Must be able to read, write legibly, speak, and comprehend English. CPR certification.
Is able to lift 50 pounds, turn and position patients weighing over 200 pounds. Ability to stand, walk, kneel, sit, crouch or stoop with good balance for extended periods of time. Must be able to maneuver over a variety of uneven surfaces including fields, grass, ditches, gravel, concrete, wood, vinyl, or carpet. Good manual finger dexterity. Must have good communication skills. Must be licensed and insured to operate a motor vehicle. Must have tolerance in a variety of environments to include the presence of pets and infestation.
Physical presence onsite is essential. Hearing and vision must be normal or corrected to within normal range. Able to perform the duties with or without reasonable accommodation.
KEY WORD SEARCH
Home Health Nurse, Home Health RN, Skilled Nurse