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RN Home Health
Ref No.: 17-07488
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Start Date: 12/27/2017
The purpose of positions in this classification is to provide skilled nursing care to home care patients in accordance with the established plan of care. Job Responsibilities: This listing is not to be construed as all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. • Travels to patient homes and provides skilled nursing care within the established plan of care. Provides direct patient care including performance of tasks such as taking vitals, performing wound care, IV care, ostomy care, blood draws, injections, and the physical assessment of the overall patient’s medical condition. Reviews, sets-up, and administers medications as necessary per the established plan of care. Continually evaluates the patient’s condition and the effectiveness of treatments, plan of care, medications, and therapies. • Conducts patient admissions and discharges as assigned. • Works in collaboration with RN Case Manager and other patient care team members to assure coordination of care is provided to attain desired outcomes. • Documents visit notes, treatments, and care. Records and reports symptoms and changes in patient’s condition. Verifies that physician orders are complete, accurate and cover the care and visits provided. Ensures orders are obtained prior to service delivery. Documents any verbal orders and follows up to secure written orders. Ensures required visits are completed in a timely manner. Documents patient refusal of visits or care. Initiates and documents timely discharges. • Provides information, instruction and education to the patient, patient family members and caregivers in proper care. Verifies that instructions are being followed and carried-out. • Assists in assigning and monitoring the work of Home Health Aides and Licensed Practical Nurses.

Normal

Must Be Currently Active

2

Specialty Type:
Nursing

Sub Specialties:
Home Health RN

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