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Local Contract Nurse RN - Home Health

  • Revival Home Health
  • Plano, TX
    • 5x6 hrs
    • Nights
Local Contract
4 days ago

$60/hr

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Local Contract Nurse RN - Home Health

  • Revival Home Health
  • Plano, TX
    • 1x13 hrs
    • Days
Local Contract

$60/hr

Local Contract Home Health Nurse FAQs

What does a home health nurse do?

The duties of home health nurses vary based on the patient’s needs. Home Health RNs provide basic patient care with various duties, including:

  • Administering IV medications

  • Taking and monitoring vital signs

  • Caring for wounds

  • Administering medication

  • Drawing blood for labs

  • Assisting with ADLs

Home health nurses also keep detailed patient records and may inspect patients’ home medical equipment, such as ventilators, infusion pumps, and dialysis machines, to ensure they’re working correctly.

Where do home health nurses work?

Home health nurses typically work in their patients’ homes, but they may care for patients who reside in an assisted living facility. Nurses typically work for home health agencies, which match them to patients, but they may also be employed by retirement communities, medical centers, insurance companies, government organizations, or travel nursing agencies. Home health nurses may work with a single patient full-time or visit multiple patients every day.

What skills make a good home health nurse?

Because home health nurses work with patients of all ages and perform a wide variety of tasks, they must have well-rounded nursing skills. They must also possess solid documentation and recordkeeping skills, especially if they’re responsible for multiple patients’ charts. Effective communication, problem-solving, and detail-oriented rank high among beneficial skills for a good home health nurse. Because they work in a more intimate environment, home health nurses should have strong interpersonal skills to build trust, rapport, and a healthy nurse-patient relationship and deliver compassionate care with a friendly, yet professional demeanor.

How to become a Home Health Travel Nurse?

Home Health RNs must earn an ADN or BSN from an accredited nursing program, pass the NCLEX-RN, complete state licensing requirements, and obtain Basic Life Support certification. Generally, nurses must have at least one year of home health experience to transition to travel home health nursing.

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Local Contract Nurse RN - Home Health

  • Revival Home Health
  • Plano, TX
    • 5x6 hrs
    • Nights
Local Contract
4 days ago

$60/hr

Local Contract Nurse RN - Home Health

  • Revival Home Health
  • Plano, TX
    • 1x13 hrs
    • Days
Local Contract

$60/hr