Home Health Registered Nurse (RN) 9/8/2016

Confidential Company Alexander City, AL

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29680490
AJE Ref #
576120577
Location
Alexander City, AL
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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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 no other provider understands home health care like we do.

HOME HEALTH 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.
DUTIES INCLUDE:

* Patient assessments, including physical, emotional, psychosocial, environmental and educational components
* Providing skilled nursing care to home health and hospice patients in their homes
* Identifying patient needs and making timely referrals to other disciplines in collaboration with the physician and care manager
* Supervising LPNs and home care aides
* Providing comprehensive teaching to patients and their caregivers
* Timely and appropriate documentation of patient's status

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 Associate Degree)
* Current Alabama registered nurselicense
* 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 automobile liability insurance
* CPR Certification

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

* Associate

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