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Field Nurse (RN)

Shamrock Home Care Fairfield, CT
  • Expired: October 10, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide skilled nursing treatments as ordered by the client™s doctor
  • Complete evaluation tasks, including vital signs and medication reviews
  • Coordinate with physicians, therapists and other individuals in the clients care plan
  • Assess and chart observations of the clients condition at each visit
  • Maintain complete and accurate documentation of nursing care
  • Work collaboratively with all members of the health care team
  • Provide education to clients and families on proper home health care procedures and strategies
  • Record patients' medical information and vital signs.
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  • Administer local, inhalation, intravenous, or other anesthetic
  • Prepare patients for and assist with examinations or treatments
  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition
  • Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity
  • Engage in research activities and participation in formal educational training activities related to nursing.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

  • Associates degree required; Graduate of an accredited state approved, Bachelors Degree from school of nursing preferred
  • Current and valid Connecticut Registered Nurse License
  • 2 years of nursing experience, at least 1 year in home health care (preferred)
  • Current CPR certification (required)
  • Drivers License
  • Car Insurance
  • Car Registration
  • Strong interpersonal skills that build personal rapport and establish trust with the client
  • Computer literate
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Ability to meet physical demands of the job (ex: lifting 50 pounds for transfers)
  • Home health care experience
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
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    Shamrock Home Care

    Address

    Fairfield, CT
    USA