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Registered Nurse (RN)

Company: NHC HomeCare - Dickson
Location: Dickson
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

- Tired of working long shifts at the Hospital or Nursing Home? Are you interested in challenging your mind? This is a FT day shift position.Consider Home Health as it's the wave of the future. Come join our growing NHC Family!! Home health experience preferred, med surg experience required at minimum of 1 year.Definition:The Registered Nurse (RN) utilizes the nursing process in accordance with physician's orders to provide patient/family care and support/advocacy in the home setting. Line of Authority:Director of Nursing, Administrator/Director of Services; Regional Administrator; Assistant Vice President, HomeCareQualifications:Licensed Registered Nurse in the state where HomeCare agency is locatedMinimum one (1) year experience as a RN/professional nurseExperience in home care is desirablePerformance Requirements:Ability to read, write, learn, absorb, and apply professional training; follow physician's orders and keep records in prescribed mannerAbility to be reaching, bending, squatting and twisting numerous times dailyAbility to lift 70-80 pounds on occasional basisAbility to see and hear adequately in order to respond to auditory and visual requests from patientsAbility to speak in clear, concise voice in order to communicate adequatelyAbility to carry out fine motor skills with manual dexterityMental acuity high enough to adequately perform job requirementsMust have reliable personal transportation and be able to drive in inclement weather and variable road conditionsSpecific Responsibilities:Utilizes the nursing process to identify and achieve patient goals: assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluationAssesses the physical, psychosocial, and environmental factors that affect a patient's health to develop a comprehensive nursing care plan which will attain the patients desired health outcomes in a culturally comfortable wayCollaborates with the interdisciplinary team to assure personal care, medical care and rehabilitation provide for optimal patient health and well-beingTeaches patient/caregiver in various aspects of health care and disease management appropriate to needs/level of education and understanding and documents continuing needs and levels of patients/caregivers understandingProvides and documents skilled nursing care according to the plan of care/physicians orders, policies/procedures and standards of careProvides nursing services within the scope of practice authorized by the license issued by the state for a registered nurseEmploys strategies to promote health and a safe environment, including implementation of infection control and safety policiesEvaluates progress toward the attainment of outcomes/goals and modification of plan as neededParticipates in on-going care coordination and maintains positive relationships with referral sources, physicians/other clinicians, patients/families, and other partnersParticipates with other nurses in taking weekend, night and holiday calls on a rotating basisContinually strives to improve nursing care through participation in inservice activities, staff development activities and continuing learningTeaches, supports, and supervises Licensed Practical Nurses and Home Health AidesServes on committees as assignedPerforms other duties as assigned by the DON/Administrator/Director of Services

Keywords: NHC HomeCare - Dickson, Clarksville , Registered Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Dickson, Tennessee

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