Registered Nurse (RN)

Nova Home Health Care
Fairfax, VA
May 19, 2019
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Come work at NOVA Home HealthCare, the Top Rated Local Home Healthcare company in Northern Virginia. We are seeking to hire a Registered Nurse to join our team. If you're a hard-working professional, Nova Home Healthcare is an excellent company for you. Apply now!Responsibilities Provide all patient care in a manner that reflects respect for patient rights, dignity, values, culture preferences, and expressed needs Assess patient's physical, psychological, and social needs Assess pain and implement appropriate pain management techniques Develop, implement, and revise care plans that reflect patient's diagnosis and outlined standards of care Involve patients and/or significant others in decisions regarding care Document patient history, symptoms, assessments, tests, and care according to guidelines Review patient history, diagnostics, and lab data, and report any abnormalities Educate patient and family on managing injuries and illnesses to ensure a safe and successful discharge Administer medicine and treatment to patients Frequent communications with therapists and primary care providers to ensure the best possible care for our patients along the continuum to improved health Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred Resident of Virginia Must possess a current, valid RN license in Virginia Certification in CPR Excellent communication skills Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of professionalism during stressful times Strong critical thinking skills Dedicated to provide the best patient care possible Must have general working knowledge of computers and department specific software 2 years of experience in a home healthcare related field preferred Proficiency in OASIS documentation Familiarity with Medicare requirements and standards for home health patients Skill set to include: wound care including lymphedema and mist therapy, trach/vent care, medication management to include SQ and IM infections, lab draws, central line care and antibiotic therapy, ostomy management, surgical incision and drain care

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