Position : Home Health Nurse
RN Case Manager Home Health Needed for a 13 week assignment in Anchorage, AK.
Primarily Home Health could have some Hospice care.
Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years of experience in Home Health and Hospice.
This position will require candidates to have a valid driver's license and a reliable vehicle with liability insurance.
Schedule will be Monday-Friday 8-5 with 1 weekend a month and call 1-2 nights a week.
Typical day will include seeing 5-6 patients per day, within an estimated 40 mile radius, around 300 miles per week.
Mileage will be reimbursed at current IRS rate Candidate MUST have current active Alaska State Nursing License.
Administering medication and insulin, and completing blood pressure, glucose, urine, and stool tests.
Inspecting wounds, changing dressings, and handling personal grooming and hygiene.
Testing for muscle weakness, bedsores, and any signs of infection.
Listening to the concerns of family members and answering their questions.
Educating caregivers and family on the aftercare or ongoing care of the patient.
Providing suggestions for improved healthcare to physicians and family members of the patient.
Monitoring patient recovery and compiling reports for the physician.
Keeping abreast of developments in healthcare and attending workshops and lectures as required.
Collaborating with doctors and other healthcare professionals to develop improved diets and healthcare plans for patients.