RN Field Nurse

US-OK-Henryetta
Job ID
2017-1439
HealthBack Henryetta
Category
Nursing
Type
Regular Part-Time

Overview

Summary:  Provides general nursing care to patients in the home setting by performing the following duties.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation, understanding, and allay apprehension.
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with physician orders and approved nursing techniques.
  • Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of patient.
  • Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor and/or physician of patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
  • Confers with health team members, individually and in conference to exchange, discuss and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying and coordinating treatment programs.
  • Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and assess condition of patient.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities.
  • Responds to life saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocol.
  • Documents nursing history and physical assessment for assigned patients.
  • Bathes, dresses, and assists patients with ambulation and range of motion.
  • Performs supervisory visits on field staff as required.
  • Initiates a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by physician and/or company policy including patient and family instruction.
  • Frequent daily travel including overnight travel required. May be required to participate in On Call rotation.

RN license required

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