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(3) Home Health/Hospice Registered Nurse: Full time:Weekends or On-Call- Dunmore, PA and surrounding

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Dunmore, PA
2021-04-13 11:02:11
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Home Health Nurse duties and responsibilities:

Home Health Nurses provide a variety of tasks during patient visits depending on the specific plan of care and type of patient. They often have the following duties and responsibilities: 

  • Assess and chart observations of the patient's condition at each visit
  • Complete evaluation tasks, including reviewing medication and vital signs
  • Administer Physician-prescribed medication
  • Dress or redress wounds and assess the healing progress
  • Provide education to patients and families on proper home health care procedures and strategies
  • Coordinate with physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other individuals in the patient's care plan
  • Keep the patient comfortable through palliative care
  • Recommend tools or devices that may improve the quality of life for the patient

Hospice RN Job Description:

The RN will work collaboratively with a team of clinicians responsible for end of life care for nursing home patients and will cross train caring for hospice patients in their homes. Duties include:

  • Assess the patient and follow a comprehensive plan of care for nursing
  • Provide ongoing assessment/observation of patients, assuring an accurate evaluation of patient needs
  • Maintain current and accurate patient records
  • Have good organizational and communication skills
  • Be able to function independently in a home setting with minimal supervision
  • Be able to maintain relationships and communication with patients, families, and care team

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Home Health, Hospice, Registered Nurse, RN, Part-time, Full time, Contract, PRN, On-call, PA, Pennsylvania, Case Management, Hiring immediately