Posted on: March 19, 2023
If you are looking for a new experience, but don't want to lose your med / surg skills, consider joining our NEW Hospital at Home service in partnership with Baylor Scott & White.
Contessa Health provides hospital level care in the home for patients that would normally be treated in the hospital. Patient volume is lower so our nurses can truly focus on providing patient-centered care, educating caregivers, and not rushing to the next bedside. This is not a traditional home health role.
The difference is that this care is provided in the comfort of the patient's home!
Participates in virtual admission huddles and performs timely start of care visits for new admissions to the program.
Performs comprehensive patient assessments and provides patient care.
Performs medication reconciliation in the home at admission and discharge.
Participates in virtual rounding with treating physicians and recovery care coordinators.
Administers prescribed medications (typically intravenously), obtains blood samples, and provides therapeutic interventions.
Educates patient on how to manage their illness, prescribed medications, nursing interventions, and care plan.
Participates in the coordination of services with Clinical Manager, Recovery Care Coordinator, other disciplines, and community resources as needed.
Identifies and acts on changes in patient's condition.
Evaluates and revises care plans/assessments based on changes in patients and/or their environments.
Documents all assessments, interventions, and care coordination details.
Administers medications including IV medications as ordered.
Inserts foley catheters as ordered.
Utilizes and instructs patient/family on the use of patient monitoring tools used for biometric data capture, patient symptom reporting, and virtual visits.
Participates in regular, in-service, or special case orientations as needed.
Participates in on-call rotation.
Complies with policies, procedures and regulatory mandates including but not limited to abiding to the terms of the Amedisys Compliance Program.
Performs other duties as assigned.
ASN or BSN.
2 years of RN experience required, 3-5 years of RN inpatient experience (preferably in med/surg) is preferred
Current CPR certification.
Valid Driver's License.
Reliable transportation and agency required liability insurance.
Must be familiar with general use and functions of the computer.
Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.%64918387% %%mednurse%%
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