Avid Healthcare Services
  • Home Health Staffing
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Per Deim

Job Title

Home Health Registered Nurse

Home Health Nurse job summary

Our home health care agency is rapidly expanding, and we are hiring Home Health Nurses. We work with patients of all ages and backgrounds who require daily care in their homes. Most of our patients are elderly and/or terminally ill, it is important to provide each patient with the time and attention necessary to meet his or her needs. If you enjoy working one-on-one with patients outside of a clinical setting, please submit your resume.

 

Home Health Nurse responsibilities and duties

  • Assess patients' condition during every visit and chart your 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
  • Educate patients and their families on proper home health care strategies and procedures
  • Coordinate with Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Physicians and anyone else involved in the patient's care plan
  • Make recommendations for devices or tools that might improve the patient's quality of life
  • Listen to the patient and respond to concerns or request

 

Home Health Nurse qualifications and skills

  • California State registered nurse license required
  • 2+ years' experience in in-home or palliative care required
  • Excellent communication and time-management skills
  • Compassionate and friendly demeanor
  • Ability to travel to multiple patients per day
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