HOME HEALTH RN – Full Time
The Registered Nurse assigned to Home Care will demonstrate the knowledge and the skills necessary to provide quality care, based upon the nursing process and assessed physical, psychosocial, educational and safety needs as appropriate to the age of the patient. The Home Care nurse cares for newborn, young adult, adult and geriatric patients.
Works under the direction of the Home Health Supervisor. Provides skilled nursing care in the home environment including initial assessment of patients of all ages during their life span, including implementation and revisions of the nursing care plan. Direct provision of technical care. Instructs patients and their caregivers in various pertinent aspects of the patient's care. Responsible for assigned patients, must have the ability to problem solve in the home through critical thinking processes. Supervises and assigns appropriate duties to the Home Health LPN and Aide. Assumes a Case Manager role while functioning as a clinical team member for assigned patients. Performs other duties as assigned. Nursing Degree (AD, Diploma, BSN) from an accredited School of Nursing. Licensed to practice professional nursing in the State of Ohio. One to Two years of nursing experience.
The above statement reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. Please apply on-line at www.unionhospital.org.