Registered Nurse, RN - Home Care
Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Posted on: August 19, 2019
How You'll Make a Difference:
Responsible for all activities related to assigned visits and
communicating changes to the primary Registered Nurse. Oversees the
primary needs of the patient, including assessment of patient and
plan of care, and implementation of prescribed interventions.
- Performs all scheduled visits and collaborates with members of
the interdisciplinary team as necessary.
- Conducts thorough physical, psychosocial and environmental
assessments of assigned patients and updates plan of care where
appropriate and as a result of visit finding. Follows a care plan,
which identifies problems (nursing diagnosis) and evaluates
outcomes within a certain time frame.
- Communicates with physicians to confirm and update patient's
plan of treatment that may be necessary as a result of assigned
visits. Communicates those changes to the primary registered
- Provides on-going assessment of patient response to treatments,
medications and teaching and applies interventions as appropriate.
Updates and revises care plan as indicated.
- Schedules patients and case conferences with primary registered
- Assists with the discharge planning process according to agency
standards and utilizes interagency/system and community resources
to assure continuity of care after discharge.
- Accurately documents and updates patient records according to
agency, state and federal guidelines.
- Communicates problems to physicians and primary Registered
Nurse, and clearly states plans, actions and goals so that changes
are reflected as they occur.
- Follows published policies and procedures and regularly
monitors changes or additions to them.
- Performs various patient positioning and transporting duties,
which require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing proper
What it Will Take:
Licenses & Certifications
Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team
member practices, and
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification
issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained
within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not
Driver license issued by the state of Wisconsin; Must possess and
provide proof of a valid Driver License and a registered,
functional car with adequate insurance coverage.
Associate's Degree in Nursing.
Required Functional Experience
Typically requires 2 years of experience in nursing.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Proficiency in clinical skills with the ability to work under
direction and make sound judgments. Excellent communication
(written and verbal) and interpersonal skills. Ability to develop
rapport and maintain positive, professional relationships with a
variety of patients, staff and physicians. Demonstrated ability to
effectively make critical, independent decisions. Good
organization, prioritization and problem solving skills. Ability to
multi-task with frequent interruptions.
- Monday - Friday; 0800-1700
- One weekend per month rotation
- Home Care position supporting the Sheboygan County area
Home Care position supporting the Sheboygan County area
931 Discovery Rd
Green Bay, WI
At Aurora Health Care:
We pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our
patients-we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you
work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team
that's as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you'll find
limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement,
competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more
than that, you have the opportunity to change lives-including your
Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora. We celebrate our
differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels
included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve,
when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work
every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for
everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work
environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment
drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our
locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.
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