Posted on Oct. 16, 2015
The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for the overall well being and nursing care of all assigned clients. He/She must ensure that a complete patient assessment is provided upon admission to home health services and when changes in patient condition occur. The RN develops a comprehensive Care Plan in collaboration with other members of the multidisciplinary team that will guide caregivers and ensure optimal patient outcomes. This includes, but is not limited to: providing nursing services, assisting in carrying out physician's orders, assessing clients to note any changes condition, responding to and reporting changes in condition, preparation/distribution/documentation of medications, supervising other members of the team, and responding to emergencies. He/She must have excellent communication, organization, and time management skills to ensure the efficient delivery of patient care. The RN must be able assess, intervene, and document according to current policies and procedures. Requirements The ideal candidate for this position is a graduate of an accredited school of Nursing, holds a current, unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse in this state, and has a minimum of two years experience in this or a related field, with supervisory responsibilities. In addition, he/she must be certified in CPR/First Aid, must have a current driver's license, and valid auto insurance in this state.