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Home Health Nurses, or Home Health Care Nurses, provide care to patients who are permanently disabled, or who are suffering from extended illnesses, at the patients' homes, as opposed to in a hospital. Skills shown on sample resumes of Home Health Nurses include taking calls for after-hour admits or PRN treatments, and measured and took pictures of wounds weekly to report to the ordering physician. In addition to licensure, employers seek candidates who can list the successful completion of a diploma program, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree on their resumes.

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Home Health Nurse Case Manager, Interim Home Health Care

Performed assessments, disease instruction and review, medication management, and skilled nursing care including Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (wound vacuum), intravenous therapy, and drainage systems.

  • Referred disciplines including all therapies and social work as appropriate to patient and families as well as provided coordination of care and management of disciplines.
  • Initiated insurance requests, organized, and completed follow up reports.
  • Extensive [company name] training and documentation.
  • Complied and organized statistical data as well as reviewed nursing documentation to correct errors in entry data.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Counseling And Human Services
2

Home Health Nurse

Proficient with the nursing process, complete assessment obtained daily

  • Developed activities that inspired cognitive and social stimulation
  • Offered emotional support to client and facilitated educational goals
  • Initiated American Sign Language to improve on communication skills daily
  • Proficient and knowledgeable of many modifiable communication devices for the speech impaired, Link Box, switches, and record-able buttons utilized daily.
  • Experienced with many styles of modified/customized assisted devices, i.e., standing devices, sitting apparatuses, wheelchair, Hoyer lift, and AFO's (leg braces). Reinforced physical therapy exercises daily with use of equipment like wedges and bolsters
  • Administered daily medications via Mic-key button, analyzed daily intake of nutrition/fluids to determine if bolus supplementation/hydration is needed
  • Monitored Mic-key button balloon fluid level weekly and replaced Gastrostomy Feeding Tube every three months
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AAS
Nursing Technology
BS
Nursing
3

Home Health Nurse

Performed complete health assessments for a diverse population.

  • Evaluated for any safety hazards within the environment.
  • Proficient in working with ventilator patients, hospice patients, tracheostomy care, suctioning, gastrostomy tube, catheters, wound care.
  • Maintained accurate and detailed patient records and charts.
  • Provided comfort while developing and encouraging independence.
  • Educated patients and families regarding importance of health promotion and disease prevention.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Public Health Association
BS
Nursing
4

Private Duty Home Health Nurse

Provided 12-hour shifts of continuous nursing/personal care to a pediatric patient.

  • Administered meds and nutrition via G-button.
  • Administered respiratory treatments via trach.
  • Performed trach care, suctioning and connected/disconnected to vent per schedule.
  • Performed daily assessments and documented all care and treatments.
  • Communicated with supervisor and/or physicians as needed.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
Nursing
5

Private Duty Home Health Nurse

Provided 12-hour shifts of continuous nursing/personal care to a pediatric patient.

  • Administered meds and nutrition via G-button.
  • Administered respiratory treatments via trach.
  • Performed trach care, suctioning and connected/disconnected to vent per schedule.
  • Performed daily assessments and documented all care and treatments.
  • Communicated with supervisor and/or physicians as needed.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
C
Practical Nursing
6

Home Health Nurse

Responsible for managing the care of a group of clients within the home health setting.

  • Traveled to client's home throughout the week to evaluate and ensure wellness.
  • Involved in providing education to client's based off of their individualized care plan.
  • Evaluated effectiveness of teaching from all clients after providing education.
  • Performed comprehensive assessments and compared findings to baseline data.
  • Electronically documented all findings in the system and sent reports to the case managers.
  • Ensured all medications were present and assisted in refilling medications.
  • Contacted doctor's with abnormal findings and carried out any new orders.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BA
Nursing
7

Home Health Nurse

Independently scheduled and made visits to patient's homes.

  • Confidently initiated IV therapy and drew blood specimens from patient within their home.
  • Improved the patients understanding on disease processes with patient teaching
  • Proficiently took, recorded, and reported vital signs using an EMR.
  • Competently assessed patient's condition, recording using an EMR, and reporting any changes to physician's office.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
Practical Nursing
AAS
Medical Assisting
BS
Healthcare Management
8

Home Health Nurse

Provided focused one-on-one care within the home environment

  • Performed health assessments of individuals by evaluating their physical, mental and environmental health status; provided nursing intervention based on assessment of need
  • Coordinated health care services provided by ancillary personnel such as home health aides, medical social work and indicated therapies.
  • Obtained labs, performed IV infusions, wound care and treatments as ordered.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
9

Staff RN, Home Health Nurse, Case Manager

Experienced admission nurse with strong understanding of Medicare guidelines.

  • Evaluated patients and developed appropriate care plans.
  • Applied care plans according to individual patients.
  • Assessed outcomes and managed care plan modifications as needed.
  • Administered medication as instructed.
  • Managed emergency procedures.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BA
Communications
Clinical Rotation Experience
10

Home Health Nurse

Performed basic assessment of the patient, vital signs, note changes.

  • Obtained and documented nursing history from the patient, (i.e. comprehensive of present conditions and prior problems.)
  • Phlebotomy done per physicians orders.
  • Initiated and implemented patient's care plan
  • Maintained acceptable standards of patient care.
  • Administered medications and intravenous solutions skillfully and correctly.
  • Accurately and promptly implements physicians' orders.
  • Maintained the standards of accurate and complete recording and reporting.
  • Supported and enforced infection-control policies and procedures.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Nursing

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