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Registered Nurse (RN) Home Care

Location : Sacramento, CA
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : Sacramento
Required Years of Experience : 1
Required Education : Associates
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services

Job Description :

Registered Nurse - Home Care (RN)

The Registered Nurse (RN) Home Care provides skilled nursing care at an PACE facility and/or a patients home.

•Triages participant and staff phone calls to s to determine priority of care and routes accordingly.
•Schedules outside appointments for participants when necessary.
•Assists in the examination, testing and treatment of participants.
•Completes certification/recertification orders and discharge summaries
•Implements orders written by primary care physician(s).
•Instructs participants and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.
•Schedules specialist and other appointments for participants and assists in hospital admissions.
•Performs general nursing care on participants including administering prescribed medications and treatments.
•Documents all necessary information and maintains participant medical record(s) and fulfills agency charting and reporting requirements.
•Administers medications, provides training in self-administration of all non-scheduled medications and monitors medication compliance.
•Provides health counseling to participants and their families on an individual or group basis.
•Assists in the examination, assessment, evaluation testing and treatment of participants.
•Observes, records, and reports participant’s condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians
•Perform nursing care to clients in their place of residence.

Required Qualifications :
•Associate’s degree in nursing

Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation
•Current State issued Registered Nurses License required.
•Current CPR certification or the ability to obtain CPR certification is required.
•Require personal transportation, current state issued driver’s license, good driving record and auto insurance as required by law.

Experience and Qualifications
•A minimum of one (1) year working with the frail or elderly is required
•Bi-lingual-Spanish, Russian, Punjabi or Hmong Preferred (not required)
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