RN Home Health Care

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. 

Description
Duties include:
  • Serving as a patient advocate in all situations
  • Patient assessments, including physical, emotional, psychosocial, environmental and educational components
  • Providing skilled nursing care to 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 care nursing is both challenging and rewarding! This job requires a person who can work independently, while never forgetting that home health care is a team effort. Other requirements include:
  • Nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing (BSN, Diploma or Associate Degree)
  • Current Tennessee 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 Tennessee driver’s license and automobile liability insurance
  • CPR Certification

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