• RN-Home Health

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
    Req No
    2017-4070
    Category
    Production Coding
    Type
    Temporary Full-Time
  • Overview

    At Peak, we recognize the training and experience that goes into becoming an experienced Home Health Nurse. We know that deep down, helping patients emerge successfully from their inpatient stays isn't just a project for good nurses—it's a rewarding career. Our employees have a unique opportunity to work for some of the nation's top home health hospitals and agencies.

     

    • Full-Time Positions
    • Top Pay & Per-Diem
    • All Travel Expenses Paid (Flight, Lodging, Rental Car, Meals)
    • Paid Time Off
    • Full Benefits Package Including Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits & 401(k)
    • Travel Assignments from 13–26 Weeks

    Responsibilities

     

     

    An RN Home Health nurse must be able to multitask and handle numerous responsibilities throughout each day. They must also be effective communicators with patients, families, and doctors and assist patients with basic needs such as bathing and dressing, as well as more specialized care, such as wound care, medication management and IV therapy.  Our HH RNs may work with one patient on a long-term, full-time basis, or they may visit multiple patients each day.

     

    • Assess patients’ condition during every visit and chart your observations
    • Perform evaluation tasks, including vital signs and medication review
    • Administer medication as prescribed by the patient’s Physician
    • Dress or redress open wounds and assess progress of healing
    • Educate patients and their families on proper home health care strategies and procedures
    • Coordinate with Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Physicians and anyone else involved in the patient’s care plan
    • Provide palliative care as needed to keep the patient comfortable
    • Make recommendations for devices or tools that might improve the patient’s quality of life
    • Listen to the patient and respond to concerns or requests

    Qualifications

    Coverage area San Diego County (120 sq. miles), as needed. 26 week assignment (non-negotiable)

     

    Required:

    • A valid professional license within the state of practice, or compact state
    • BLS from the American Heart Association
    • Proof of right to work in the United States
    • Two years applicable registered nurse experience within the last five (5) years, as determined by the Employer, of which at least 1 year must be home health experience within a hospital-based or community based home health agency.
    • Valid driver’s license and auto insurance
    • OASIS Experience

     

    Preferred

    • Start up of IV’s
    • Wound vac experience
    • Program IV Pumps

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