Position : Home Health Nurse
Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. Evidence of continuing education appropriate for skill level and area of practice. Desired: BSN.
Previous Home Health Experience.
Licenses, Certifications, and/or Registrations: Current RN license in the State of Oregon; current BLS certification required.
Traveling to patients’ homes and managing their care plans according to physicians’ instructions.
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.