Deliver quality health care to patients in their homes and in the community. Perform initial assessment of patient's needs and initiate care planning process as a multi-disciplinary approach. Admits patients to the Agency based on Medicare and Agency policy. May include revisits if needed.
· Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. · BSN preferred. · Minimum 1 year med/surg experience preferred. · Minimum 1 year home care experience preferred. · Current NJ nursing license. · Ability to work flexible hours. · Current IV, and venipuncture experience preferred. · Valid driver's license and current CPR certification required.
· Able to travel to patient's home within service area. · Able to demonstrate professional procedures in the home care setting. · Able to use office equipment: i.e. beeper, car phone. · Must be able to read and understand instructions written by physician. · Must be able to take direction via telephone in patient's home. Must be able to make meaningful observations and report changes in patient condition to physician.