Registered Nurse (RN)/Travel/Home Health

Grants Pass, OR 97526

Posted: 05/29/2019 Employment Type: Travel Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Job Number: 282249 Specialty: Hospital setting

Home Health Care Nurse

Oregon

Length of Assignment: 3 months

Shift:  8 hours

Currently seeking a Home Health Nurse (RN) for a job opening in the Oregon area. The ideal candidate will possess a current nursing license and at least 1 year of home health experience. This individual will work outside of a hospital in patients’ homes, providing care.

Responsibilities of the Home Health Care Nurse
  • Provide home care to patients after illness, injury or surgery or with acute health conditions or patients who are being treated with pharmaceuticals.
  • Provide a range of specialized nursing skills in home health care, including but not limited to Home Care Infusion Therapy and Wound Vac.
  • Work towards helping patients regain their independence.
  • Record, assess and observe patient progress, reactions and symptoms.
  • Assess the needs of patient and develop plan of care based on assessment.
  • Check vital signs of patients, give injections, administer medication and dress wounds.
  • Educate patients in line with physician recommendations
  • Monitor patients in restraint and seclusion and maintain patient safety.
  • Document care in a patient record in accordance with agency, state and federal guidelines.

Requirements of the Home Health Care Nurse
  • BSN or ASN required
  • Current nursing license required
  • 2 years of nursing experience required in a home health setting
  • 1 year of Home Health Oasis experience required
  • Must possess organization, problem-solving and communication skills to articulate medical requirements to patients, families/caregivers, medical and non-medical staff in a professional and courteous way

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