Atlantic Health System is seeking a full-time Registered Nurse for Atlantic Home Care to work from 8 AM to 4 PM in the Morris / Somerset County area, including weekends and on-call as required by department. In this position you will work with adult and geriatric patients of all backgrounds who require daily care in their homes. You are compassionate, thoughtful, and comfortable working with elderly and terminally ill patients. You will be responsible for managing a heavy caseload; time management skills are essential. However, it is important to provide each patient with the time and attention necessary to meet his or her needs.
We are looking to hire a Home care Nurse effective immediately. We work with adult and geriatric patients of all backgrounds who require daily care in thier homes. Most of our patients are elderly and / or terminally ill, so we hire the most compassionate and thoughtful talent in the field. You will be responsible for managing a heavy caseload so time management skills are essential. However, it is important to provide each patient with the time and attention necessary to meet his or her needs. If you enjoy working one - on - one with patients outside of a clinical setting, subit your resume.
Perform evaluation tasks, including vital signs and medication review.
Administer medication as prescribed by the patient's physician
Dress or undress open wounds and assess progress of healing
Educate patients and families on proper home health care strategies and procedures
Coordinate with Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Physicians and anyone else involved in the patient's care plan
Provide palliative care as needed to keep patients comfortable.
Make recommendations for devices or tools that might improve the patient's quality of life.
Listen to the patient and respond to concerns or requests.
Ability to travel to multiple patients per day
Compassionate and friendly demeanor
Excellent communication and time management skills
Graduate of an accredited Nursing program required
State registered nurse license required
2+ years experience in home care or palliative care or med / surg required
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune's 'Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For' list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.
Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.