Evaluate assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care; assist physicians during examinations and procedures; perform various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse.
Assess/screen patient's daily living/work-related skills and develop therapeutic retraining programs with measurable objectives. Administer and interpret diagnostic and prognostic tests of function to patients in their homes or other settings to assist the physician in evaluating the patients level of function.
Assesses patient status by obtaining health history through patient/family interviews and chart reviews; assessing presenting illness, risk factors, and family history, psychosocial situation, and cultural factors; and performing appropriate physical examination.
As a home care nurse, RN, you will be an integral member of a multi-disciplinary health care team that provides skilled nursing and rehabilitative care to clients, affording them the opportunity to receive the medical care required to remain at home.
In this role, the selected candidate will
develop a care plan based on patient needs, physician orders, nursing assessment parameters and identified goals that are respectful of patient, family, community and agency resources.