The Home Health Nursing, RN enables patients to stay in their homes by providing health and personal services; supporting patients and their families. The Home Health Nursing, RN work assignments are varied and frequently require interpretation and independent determination of the appropriate courses of action.
The Home Health Nursing, RN assesses and records patient condition by monitoring vital signs. Administers treatments by dispensing medications; changing bandages; administering oxygen supply and equipment. Helps patients care for themselves and helps family members care for the patient by introducing and teaching assisted living techniques such as using a cane or walker, using special utensils to eat, using special techniques and equipment for personal hygiene needs, and appropriate ways to lift, turn, and re-position the patient. Understands department, segment, and organizational strategy and operating objectives, including their linkages to related areas. Makes decisions regarding own work methods, occasionally in ambiguous situations, and requires minimal direction and receives guidance where needed. Follows established guidelines/procedures.
Typically requires Bachelor's degree or equivalent and less than 5 years of technical experience; RN Licensure required
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