Alacare Home Health & Hospice - Auburn, AL
About Alacare Home Health & Hospice…
We are Alabama’s oldest and largest family-owned home care agency. We have been serving Alabama for more than 46years and have cared for thousands of patients all across the state. We proudly stand by our claim that noother provider understands home health care like we do.
HOME HEALTH and/or HOSPICE RN - FULL TIME
Showcase all of your nursing skills! This position offers you the opportunity to use state-of-the-art technology while delivering compassionate, personalized nursing care.
RN to be scheduled for a mixture of home health / hospice visits plus on-call work for 7 days in a row, followed by 7 days off, repeating.
Paid for 80 hours bi-weekly
• patient checks, together with physical, emotional, psychosocial, environmental and educational additives
• providing skilled nursing care to home fitness and hospice sufferers of their homes
• identifying affected person wishes and making well timed referrals to different disciplines in collaboration with the health practitioner and care manager
• Supervising LPNs and home care aides
• presenting comprehensive teaching to patients and their caregivers
• well timed and suitable documentation of patient’s reputation
Requirements: Home health and hospice nursing is both challenging and rewarding! This job requires a person who can work independently, while never forgetting that home care is a team effort.
Other requirements include:
- Nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing (Diploma or AssociateDegree)
- Current Alabama registered nurse license
- Comfort in communicating with elderly people who have multiple nursing care needs
- Willingness to work in home environments of patients who may have values or standards different from your own
- Facilitation of positive nurse-physician relationships
- Ability to make evaluations and decisions based on measurable or verifiable criteria
- Ability to turn, lift, carry and otherwise transport patient
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
- Respecting the patient’s privacy and maintaining confidentiality
- Current Alabama driver’s license and automobileliability insurance
- CPR Certification
Job Type: Full-time
- Hospice: 1year
- Nursing: 1year
- Home Health: 1year
Required license or certification: