Contract
Lancaster County , PA
Posted 22 hours ago

Location: Lancaster County , PA





Shift: Day time. 8-5 with 1 hr for lunch (hours flexible) , every 4th weekend., 27 weeks contract





Start: ASAP





Job Description:





Home care nurses provide care to patients in their homes under the guidance of a physician. They perform regular visits where they monitor the patient’s condition, assess their wounds, and change dressings as required. Home care nurses also write reports and communicate with the doctor after each visit.





Responsibilities:






  • 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.




  • 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.





Education/ Experience:






  • Graduate of a program in professional nursing.




  • Must have 2 years of recent RN Home Health experience.





Certifications:






  • Current and valid state RN License




  • BLS Certification required




  • ACLS Certification required





Other Mandatory Requirements:






  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19


Job Features

Job Category

Nursing

Rate

67/hr

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