Virginia Licensed Registered Nurse to conduct visits to home bound clients. Types of visits include: Start of Care, Resumption of Care, Discharge and routine visits.
RN's provide patient education, treatment, and emotional support to help individuals recover from injuries and illnesses. The nurse requires a high level of skill to work in someone’s home.
It requires excellent rapport, understanding, and communication with the patients and their family members. A home health nurse does not work with a team as a part of his or her daily duties but rather as an individual working with the family as a team.
A home health nurse is also responsible for coordinating with doctors and other healthcare professionals in regards to their home health patients. They coordinate patient medications between the pharmacists and doctor to ensure that patients properly manage precise dosages.
A home health nurse must give the exact dosage at the specified time as the doctors and pharmacists prescribe. They must also assess the patient’s needs and keep proper documentation of patient care.