Alacare Home Health and Hospice for Registered Nurse – Visiting Staff in AL

Registered Nurse Job Description

Showcase all of your nursing skills! This position offers you the opportunity to use state-of-the-art technology while delivering compassionate, personalized nursing care.

Duties include:

  • Patient assessments, including physical, emotional, psychosocial, environmental and educational components
  • Providing skilled nursing care to home health and hospice patients in their homes
  • Identifying patient needs and making timely referrals to other disciplines in collaboration with the physician and care manager
  • Supervising LPNs and home care aides
  • Providing comprehensive teaching to patients and their caregivers
  • Timely and appropriate documentation of patient’s status

Registered Nurse Requirements

Home health and hospice nursing are both challenging and rewarding! This job requires a person who can work independently, while never forgetting that home care is a team effort.

Other requirements include:

  • Nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing (Diploma or Associate Degree)
  • Current Alabama registered nurse license
  • Comfort in communicating with elderly people who have multiple nursing care needs
  • Willingness to work in home environments of patients who may have values or standards different from your own
  • Facilitation of positive nurse-physician relationships
  • Ability to make evaluations and decisions based on measurable or verifiable criteria
  • Ability to turn, lift, carry and otherwise transport the patient
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Respecting the patient’s privacy and maintaining the confidentiality
  • Current Alabama driver’s license and automobile liability insurance
  • CPR Certification

About Alacare Home Health & Hospice

Founded in 1970, Alacare Home Health & Hospice is Alabama’s oldest and largest family-owned, Medicare-certified home health agency. Headquartered in Birmingham, AL; Alacare is dedicated to providing patients throughout Alabama the highest level of skilled nursing, rehabilitative, palliative, and hospice care available in the most cost-effective environment—the patient’s own home.

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