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Registered Nurse (RN)

Company: Human Touch Home Healthcare
Location: Fredericksburg
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionHuman Touch Home Healthcare is looking for PT/ PRN (RN) - to assist -our office in Fredericksburg, VA. -The registered nurse plans, organizes and directs home care services and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience. -The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes and communities. -ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES -Patient Care -

  • Completes an initial assessment of patient and family to determine home care needs. - Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es). -
  • Regularly re-evaluates patient nursing needs. -
  • Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change. -
  • Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis. -
  • Develops a care plan, which establishes goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative nursing actions. - Includes the patient and the family in the planning process. -
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. - Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician. -
  • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan of care. -
  • Identifies discharge planning needs as part of the care plan development and implements prior to discharge of the patient. - Communication -
  • Prepares clinical notes and updates the primary physician when necessary and at least every sixty days. -
  • Communicates with the physician regarding the patient's needs and reports any changes in the patient's condition; obtains/receives physician's orders as required. -
  • Communicates with community health related persons to coordinate the care plan. - POSITION QUALIFICATIONS -
  • Registered nurse with current licensure to practice professional nursing in the state. -
  • Graduate of National League for Nursing accredited school of nursing. -
  • Maintains a current CPR certification. -
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order. -
  • Minimum of two -years' experience, at least one of which is -in the area of -public health or home care nursing is preferred. -
  • Demonstrates excellent observation, problem solving, verbal and written communication -skills; -nursing skills per competency checklist. -
  • Management experience not required. - Responsible for supervising home health aides. -
  • Prolonged or considerable walking or standing. - Able to lift, position, or transfer patients. - Able to lift supplies and equipment. - Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, or crouching. - Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills. - Benefits -
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Paid In-service training
  • Direct DepositCompany Overview: -Human Touch Home HealthCare has been around for over 27 -years, with multiple locations through Virginia, Washington DC, Maryland, and Pennsylvania we offer one of the most comprehensive selections of career opportunities in the industry ranging from per diem to full-time. We provide skilled and non-skilled care. Human Touch Home Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status - -

Keywords: Human Touch Home Healthcare, Alexandria , Registered Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Fredericksburg, Virginia

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