Registered Nurse – Home Health

  • Type: Travel
  • Job #31621

General job duties. Types of procedures required.
RN Direct patient care provided to patients in their home- Vital Signs, Physical Assessments including OASIS, IV, Wound, Lab draws, Disease Management education, Case Management

Equipment utilized in the unit/dept.
EMR, Protime machines, Vital signs

Required skills and minimum years of experience.
Home Health experience including OASIS documentation, EMR proficiency, IV and Wound care, Phlebotomy, Catheter care,

Specific licensures and certifications/registrations required.
RN, CPR

Shift or schedule requirements.
Weekdays, no weekends, no holidays.
Peoria Home Health call is: 1-3 days of call (after hours) it would typically be 2 shifts per month
Home Health requires autonomous practice in patient’s home, supervisors are available for support

Floating to other units/departments.
None

Bed size/number of rooms for this unit/dept.
No beds, we have a census of 550-600 patients, RN would be responsible for completing 5-6 visits daily, or 25 per week.

Nurse to patient ratio of this unit.
20 or 25-1

Dress Code:
Scrubs, Professional appearance, tattoos must be covered, no facial piercings, conservative dress where no midriff is exposed, undergarments are not visible beneath shirts.

Tell us about the unit/department specific training and orientation program.
We would train on our EMR, and company specific policies for wounds and IV. They would have experiences with a preceptor, this would be limited to max of 2 weeks.

Additional Comments:
We are a department with a very good staff satisfaction score- we were 4.59 last September, and that outperformed Home Care at 4.44. Leadership team is supportive of staff, good communicators, and good at resolving issues for staff.

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