Home Health – Registered Nurse (RN)

Home Health – Registered Nurse (RN)

POSITION TYPE: Registered Nurse (RN)

SPECIALTY UNIT: Home Health

LOCATION: Worcester, MA

SHIFT: Days

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

Home health nursing plays an important role in the healthcare field. This form of nursing offers a high level of independence and dignity to patients and their family members. Over 7 million people in the U.S. require the services of a home health nurse due to a permanent disability, acute illness, terminal illness, or long-term health issue. This area of nursing is among the fastest growing of all nursing areas. The skills of a home health nurse make the needs of patients and family members a huge priority.

Job Description:

A home health nurse can work with patient of any age group. They provide patient education, treatment, and emotional support to help these individuals recover from injuries and illnesses. The nurse requires a high level of skill to work in someone’s home.

It requires excellent rapport, understanding, and communication with the patients and their family members. A home health nurse does not work with a team as a part of his or her daily duties but rather as an individual working with the family as a team.

We are looking for a passionate Registered Nurse (RN) to join our elite team of healthcare professionals and make a difference, one patient at a time.

Responsibilities:

·        Coordinate with doctors and other healthcare professionals regarding their home health patients.

·        Coordinate patient medications between the pharmacists and doctor to ensure that patients effectively manage precise dosages.

·        Assess the patient’s needs and keep proper documentation of patient care.

·        Assess the psychological, social, spiritual, educational, developmental and cultural needs of patients.

·        Review patient history and physical with the patients and/or their family members and assure completion within an appropriate timeframe.

·        Review all available information obtained by other health care team members.

·        Formulate an individualized care plan using the assessment data, as well as the input of the patient, family, and healthcare team.

·        Evaluate patient progress towards goals and expected outcomes in collaboration with other health care team members.

·        Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate documents in the patient record.

·        Work as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.

Job Benefits:

·        Competitive compensation

·        Comprehensive onboarding and mentorship

·        Opportunities for advancement and growth

·        Medical, dental, and vision benefits, 401K

·        Paid time off for full-time staff

Requirements:

·        Current RN License as required by state

·        CPR certification with American Heart Association or America Red Cross

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