Top Home Care Nurse Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Home Care Nurse. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Home Care Nurse resumes they appeared on. For example, 21.0% of Home Care Nurse resumes contained Patient Care as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Home Care Nurse actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Home Care Nurse resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Deliver primary care (including medications and treatment administration) and evaluate nursing staff and patient care according to predetermined standards.
  • Completed documentation related to patient care and agency operations in timely, accurate and legible manner in compliance with agency policy.
  • Implemented, managed and evaluated plan of care, provided discharge planning/teaching and coordinated patient care services/referrals when required.
  • Interact directly with attending physicians in patient care management and independent decision making process for best outcomes.
  • Performed direct patient care including patient and family education regarding conditions, medication, and disease process.
  • Performed patient assessments, provided total patient care, conducted family education, and administered medication.
  • Facilitate patient care with insurance companies, physicians and other medical organizations, Case management.
  • Organized and participated in direct patient care, performed treatment and administered medications as ordered.
  • Collaborated with the Interdisciplinary Team to optimize patient care and maintain medical records.
  • Coordinated patient care in accordance with Medicare and Commercial Insurance Guidelines.
  • Demonstrated fast learning capacity, flexibility and versatile patient care skill-set.
  • Collaborate with primary nurse and hospice medical director regarding patient care
  • Communicated and collaborated with the interdisciplinary team on patient care.
  • Coordinated patient care with fellow clinicians and infusion pharmacy.
  • Collaborated with Obstetrician on patient care and problem resolution.
  • Collaborated with Psychiatrist on individual patient care/behavioral plans.
  • Communicate with physician regarding patient care.
  • Provided exceptional documentation of patient care.
  • Collaborated in providing patient care.
  • Served as case manager: Use of nursing process in the development, application, and revision of patient care plans.

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2. Companionship

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Here's how Companionship is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Provide care to disabled, medication monitoring, nutritious meals, transportation to physician appointments, companionship
  • Provided mental stimulation and personal companionship through conversations and activities of daily life.
  • Fostered companionship and cognitive awareness through conversation and activities.
  • Provide transportation and companionship for ID/DD diagnosed individuals.
  • Provided companionship for seniors living independently.
  • Provided physical therapy and companionship.
  • Provide transportation to appointments and outings, Medication reminders, Provide companionship by conversing, listening, or reading with client.
  • Provided services of daily living activities such as housekeeping, meal prep, transportation, medication reminders, and companionship.
  • Care for geriatric female in her home, bathing meal prep Med reminder keep the home safe and clean companionship transportation
  • Provided genuine companionship with clients: engaged with them on a day-to-day basis and participated with them in resident activities.
  • Provided daily in-home care and companionship to an elderly man with a variety of medical requirements.
  • Provided companionship in the midst of all these duties, as well as in daily life.
  • Accompany client to doctor's appointments, and on other outings - providing assistance and companionship.
  • Home health and hospice, in home care of elderly patients, companionship, hospice care,
  • Assisted with basic self-care needs and offered companionship to an elderly woman in her home
  • Help with hygiene program, companionship, housework, make sure he eats proper meals
  • Provided help with activities of daily living, general companionship and light household duties.
  • Accompany clients to doctors' offices, providing, assistance, and companionship.
  • Accompany clients on trips outside the home, providing assistance and companionship.
  • Provided support, care, attention, and companionship to residents.

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3. Personal Care

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Here's how Personal Care is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Provide assistance with personal care, ambulation and transferring also provided assistance with meal preparation and light housekeeping and medication reminders.
  • Provide residents with exceptional personal care services including grooming, medication and toileting support.
  • Performed daily personal care and assisted in activities of daily living
  • Home visits to reassess participant's ongoing needs and to supervise the aide while he or she provides personal care.
  • Assess participants in the PACE and Partnership programs for personal care needs as well as physician ordered skilled care needs.
  • Assisted patients in their homes with activities of daily living, physical therapy exercises, personal care, and housecleaning.
  • Home Care - Prepared meals, food shopped, light housekeeping, laundry, gave medicine, and personal care
  • Assisted residents with personal care, specialized in incontinence care and skills of daily charting exercises.
  • Performed housekeeping and prepared meals in addition to personal care such as bathing and dressing.
  • Aided them in getting in and out of bed and helped them with personal care.
  • Provide extensive personal care such as medicine management, wound care, physical therapy.
  • Assist with meal preparation, household cleaning, personal care, and other tasks.
  • Performed medical check-ups, assessed health conditions, and assisted with personal care needs.
  • Monitored medicine, adjustment after major surgery, household chores, personal care/ hygiene.
  • Assisted with personal care such as bathing, dressing, feeding and grooming.
  • Assist patients in Daily is essential activities like showers personal care grooming feeding rotation
  • Assist with personal care as indicated in the Plan of care.
  • Supervised support staff such as Home Health and Personal Care Aids.
  • Assisted with personal care needs in a home setting for individuals.
  • Provided personal care on Medicare/Skilled units, Special Care Dementia Unit.

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4. Meal Prep

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Here's how Meal Prep is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Responsibilities-Helped bedridden elderly woman with everyday needs -Managed her medication - Meal prep
  • Maintained basic house-keeping responsibilities and meal preparations.
  • Complete light household chores and assisted in meal preparation and in the aid and distribution of meals or snacks.
  • Demonstrated ability of performing errands, meal preparation, transportation, laundry, and light housekeeping.
  • Assisted clients with daily household chores, meal preparations, grocery shopping and recreational activities.
  • Assisted patient in private home with feeding, personal grooming and meal preparation.
  • Direct care, dipper change, meal preparation, administrating medication.
  • Assist with daily tasks such as personal grooming and meal preparation.
  • Light housekeeping, meal preparation, laundry.
  • Assist the elderly, disabled, mentally ill, and/or terminally ill. Daily tasks such as personal grooming and meal preparation.
  • Provide child care for families Home Health meal prep, laundry, customer service, personal needs, housekeeping, house duties
  • Assisted clients with ADLs and completed home management tasks such as laundry, meal prep, and cleaning.
  • light housecleaning, meal preparing, help shower and assist client when needing assistance
  • light housekeeping, laundry, meal preparation, transportation and medication reminders.
  • Assist patients daily with meal prep,sitting, vital signs and errands
  • Assisted Elders with daily living Included Bed Baths, Medicine Reminders, house cleaning Transportation and Meal preparation
  • Give medication - Meal prep - housekeeping -Assist with daily tasks
  • Care Giver Overall light housekeeping Meal preparation Escort for shopping and appointments Walking/Standing assistance Medicine reminders Respite care

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5. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Completed in-depth patient assessments and recorded vital signs and other personal information in cohesive files.
  • Maintain safety by monitoring vital signs, cardiopulmonary, neurological & nutritional status.
  • Implemented comprehensive physical and vital signs assessment and documentation to improve patient safety.
  • Performed assessments relating to medication delivery, vital signs, and lab interpretation.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication under the direction of registered nurses and physiotherapists.
  • Monitored patient's vital signs and maintained treatment documentation.
  • Monitor vital signs and oxygen saturation continuously.
  • Monitored intake/output and vital signs.
  • Performed vital signs, IV therapy, medical administration, telemetry monitoring, wound care, patient care, procedures.
  • Assist with bathing, skin care, incontinent care, transfer assistance, vital signs, as well as feeding.
  • Assist patients with their daily needs such as bathing, feeding, bed transfers, assist walking, taking vital signs
  • Maintain patient stability by checking vital signs and weight, testing urine, and recording intake and output information.
  • Observed patients conditions, measuring and recording food and liquid intake, output, and vital signs.
  • Assisted the floor staff with the recording and taking of vital signs as well as monitoring patients.
  • Performed independent health assessments of clients by monitoring Vital signs, I/O, level of consciousness.
  • Monitored the patient for signs of shock and abnormalities in vital signs post sedation and anesthesia.
  • Maintained record of vital signs such as temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure.
  • Monitor patients (vital signs, temperature, respiration) and report on their condition.
  • Observe patient s condition daily, record food and liquid intake, check vital signs.
  • Document assessments, vital signs and care given as per agency policy and procedures.

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6. Hospice

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Here's how Hospice is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Participate in hospice in-service and continuing education programs Assist in in-service training for computer documentation.
  • Administer treatment and medications as ordered by the primary physician or hospice medical director.
  • Implemented and provided Hospice care to terminally ill participants.
  • Provided comfort and hospice care to terminally ill residents as well as collaborates with and offers support to family members.
  • Collaborated with the Hospice team to develop a plan of care with goals defined by the patient and family.
  • Assess, identify, obtain and coordinate discharge needs for equipment, Hospice, home care or community assist.
  • Deliver compassionate, palliative, supportive, safe and quality skilled hospice nursing services to patients and their families.
  • Provide direct nursing care to Hospice patients and their families under the directions of the Hospice Care Manager.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with physicians, staff, hospice and family members, regarding patient care.
  • Utilize and integrate nursing research and literature in daily practice with respect to Hospice Evidence Based Practice.
  • Even went into hospital and rehab and hospice facilities to care for him, keep him company.
  • Work closely with nurses, doctors and hospice to determine courses of action for each client.
  • Served as a preceptor in orienting, educating, and training nurses new to hospice nursing.
  • Work with hospice patients ensuring that they receive the excellent medical and emotional care they need.
  • Rendered hospice care facilitating the dying process with respect, dignity, and minimal pain.
  • Deliver holistic supportive nursing care to clients and their families during home and hospice experience.
  • Care of the patient at home requiring infusion therapy, wound care or hospice care.
  • Provided support to families and help make transitions to long term care or hospice.
  • Cross trained in the 8 bed Hospice Residence where 24 hour care is provided.
  • Home Care Nursing provided to patients in both the home health and hospice programs.

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7. IV

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Here's how IV is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Utilized therapeutic communication strategies to partner with the patient/resident/caregiver so that the patient's barriers/lack of resources/collaborative goals could be realized.
  • Provide Health, teaching and education for adults/children; comprehensive assessments; Developed car plans; collaborated with interdisciplinary team.
  • Promoted continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to other caregivers the status of the patient.
  • Performed home inspections to ensure patients and caregivers were compliant with performing treatments safely and effectively.
  • Provide exceptional case management services; recognize patient needs through effective therapeutic communication techniques.
  • Scheduled referral appointments to specialists to ensure timely receipt of qualitative and comprehensive care.
  • Supported business development activities and established strong relationships with new and existing referral sources.
  • Provided informative teaching to mother and son for effective insulin administration and glucose monitoring.
  • Develop positive rapport with physicians; utilize relationship management strategies to maximize workplace value.
  • Identified and treated symptoms associated with actively dying patient and palliative patients.
  • Monitored patient's reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals.
  • Ensured safety of children including consistent security checks with parent/relative/friend child exchange.
  • Administered oxygen and monitored for seizure activity and life threatening conditions.
  • Receive consistently positive feedback from patients regarding communication and care style.
  • Appreciated for effective patient relations, consistent deliverance of empathetic care.
  • Provided skilled nursing services to developmentally and cognitively delayed adult clients.
  • Worked multiple cases consecutively, balancing each patient s personal needs accordingly
  • Provided education regarding medications as well as stress relieving activities.
  • Obtained orders, verified insurance, and received necessary authorizations.
  • Complete care of veterans within the Community Living Center/Assisted Living Facility

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8. Health Care

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Here's how Health Care is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Supervised emergency mental health care for involuntary and voluntary patients.
  • Performed monthly inventory and assisted parent with ordering health care supplies
  • Worked closely with family members, other health care providers, doctors and performed a multidisciplinary approach to total well care.
  • Facilitated daily in home health care for a variety of patients ranging in age from 1 year to 85 years old.
  • Educate the patient on the operation of home devices and how to assume primary responsibility for their own health care maintenance.
  • Provide skilled nursing service to patients including oversight for all home health care needs and coordination of care with other providers.
  • Track pneumonia and flu vaccines Educate residents/families/staff on health care needs, skin conditions, nutrition, and dressing changes.
  • Attend daily IDT meetings and provide status updates on a per participant basis to doctors and other health care providers.
  • Perform general health care to pediatric patients which includes wound care, bowel regimen, administer insulin and straight catheter.
  • Obtain, compile and maintain patient information from health care providers for billing requirements in a manner consistent with HIPPA.
  • Assess the health care needs of clients, provides nursing care and emotional support for client and or significant other.
  • Educate patients/families on health care needs, conditions, management of medications, disease process and diet in home.
  • Coordinated provisions of all ancillary services as well as health care services not included within the HomeFirst benefit package.
  • Assign duties, oversee health care services and investigate complaints regarding treatment o the resident and take corrective actions.
  • Provide members with educational materials and carry out strategies to increase health care adherence and reduce barriers to care.
  • Provide skilled nursing care for pediatric and adult clients with a variety of health care issues in their homes.
  • Case managed and then nurse managed team of nurses providing home health care from IVs and other medical conditions
  • Used my bilingual communication skills in assisting clients during doctors appointments and other health care issues.
  • Make appropriate referrals to health care, social service, and mental health providers as needed.
  • Acted as patient advocate negotiating between the health care system, community resources and insurance providers.

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9. ADL

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Here's how ADL is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Assist residents with daily ADL's (bathing, transporting, feeding, dressing) Assist nursing staff with treatment care.
  • Assisted clients with medications, ADL's, Special Range of Motion, Cooking and Feeding, and Hospice care.
  • Provided activities of functional ADL's assistance of daily bathing, grooming, feeding, and basic hygiene.
  • Prepare complex reports for managed care organization, ensuring full compliance with agency requirements and tight deadlines.
  • Assist with ADL's, light housekeeping, document any changes, reports to nurse.
  • Performed one on one client care in a home setting including ADL's and IADL's
  • Assist residents with ADL's grooming, bathing, exercises, hygiene and meals.
  • Assess wound, dressing changes, ADL care and any other client request.
  • Bathed, fed, exercised, and helped patient with all ADL's.
  • Perform complete care or assist with ADL's according to rehabilitation needs.
  • General help with ADL's including care of estate for individual client.
  • Performed ADL care and wound treatment for left hip dressing changes.
  • Assist patients with all ADL's as indicated by care plan.
  • Assist residents to complete ADL's or complete for them.
  • Performed assessment of client and assisted with ADL's.
  • Assisted in all ADL's and provide socialization
  • Provided direct ADL care for two patients.
  • Provided ROM exercise and complete ADL's.
  • Assist ADL/ROM, exercise as prescribed.
  • Assist with ADL's/Grooming, Administer medication.

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10. RN

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Here's how RN is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Ascertained client eligibility for; financial assistance, state disability, private, government and community agencies furnishing assistance to patient.
  • Directed all audits by internal quality assurance staff, supervised external audits by independent agencies and state regulators.
  • Build strong interpersonal relations through deliberate positive interpersonal interactions; address patient concerns and complaints with utmost professionalism.
  • Collaborated with Clinical Managers to initiate evidence-based, patient driven quality improvement Staff RN.
  • Develop teaching plan for patient/family/caregivers; provide instruction using basic principles of learning.
  • Home visits include education and verification of safety concepts learned in classroom setting.
  • Conducted internal business audits and implemented process improvements to assure JCAHO compliance.
  • Provide skilled assessments and education to post postpartum women and newborn/preterm infants.
  • Served as educational resource instructor to both internal and external customers.
  • Take appropriate action to resolve identified caregiver or patient concerns/complaints.
  • Communicated with parents regularly concerning child's health and development.
  • Provided intravenous home infusion for patients across southern Arkansas.
  • Maintained high level of professionalism to alleviate patient concerns.
  • Review RN notes and obtain necessary clarifications where necessary.
  • Recommended appropriate future care alternatives for patients.
  • Maintain compliance with agency and government regulations.
  • Worked independently under supervision of RN.
  • Provided follow up supportive services to rehab patients; contacting discharged patients to ensure safety and support upon their return home.
  • Co-chaired annual student orientation and government purchase card meetings, and resolved pay conflicts between employees and the defense travel system.
  • Performed administrative duties including answer phone, return calls, faxed, mailed and generated correspondence on behalf of the patient.

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11. Alzheimer

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Here's how Alzheimer is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Obtained authorizations for special needs procedures, addressing various conditions such as Hypertension, Diabetes, Dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Have hands on experience with Alzheimer, diabetic, incontinence, hospice, wound and bed bound care.
  • Provide night shift and day shift care for patients with Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease.
  • Home Care: Care giver for my mother with Alzheimer's at home until she passed away.
  • Provide skilled nursing care to my aging mother with Alzheimer's Disease in her home.
  • Worked with patients with dementia, Alzheimer's, schizophrenic, bipolar on occasion.
  • Provided care for patient suffering from Alzheimer's disease, diabetes.
  • Assess, treat, and monitor Alzheimer's patient in her home
  • Provided care for a family member with Early Onset Alzheimer's
  • Work with Alzheimer, Dementia, and long term residents.
  • Care of elderly person with Alzheimer's in home.
  • Experienced in working with Dementia & Alzheimer patients
  • Provide care for client with Alzheimer's.
  • care, book keeping, documentation keeping, appointment setting, wound care, Alzheimer and dementia care.
  • Worked mostly with stroke and Alzheimer's patients while becoming licensed and certified as a Prosthetist.
  • Worked in a variety of settings each day including sub-acute, long-term, and Alzheimer's-care units.
  • Educated families to care for loved ones with Dementia and Alzheimers in the home.
  • Assisted with Alzheimer's patient in home.Administered medications or treatments.
  • Care for an Alzheimer patient at his home AT YOUR HOME FAMILY CARE - SAN DIEGO, CA
  • Assist with ADLsMeal planningAssist with Doctor appointments Monitor wandering of patient with Alzheimer's Disease

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12. Physical Therapy

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Here's how Physical Therapy is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Compiled and electronically processed Admissions, Occupational/ Physical Therapy data, Medicare authorizations, medical documentation and patient charts.
  • Evaluated patients for physical therapy, occupational therapy and social work services.
  • Assisted patients with exercises as determined by physical therapy.
  • Provide assistance with physical therapy.
  • Full assessments, wound care, comprehensive partnership with IV, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech therapy Specialists.
  • Coordinated follow-up doctor visits, physical therapy appointments, lab tests, and x-rays and also reported results to employer.
  • Value added interventions include averting ED visits, medication reconciliation/discrepancies, referrals to home health aide services, physical therapy.
  • Case managing home health patients and coordinating care to include other disciplines such as Physical therapy and Occupational therapy.
  • Collaborated with doctors, physical therapy, occupational therapy and families to maximize quality of life for the patients.
  • Assisted client with activities of daily living; administered medication; and assisted with client's physical therapy.
  • Carried out all physicians' orders regarding physical therapy, prescription medication, and wound treatment.
  • Helped out with physical therapy when patient was bed ridden as well as in wheel chair.
  • Administered medications, provided wound and Foley care, and mild physical therapy daily.
  • Assist with daily routine, bathing dressing, communication, cleaning, physical therapy.
  • Assess and admit patients to Occupational and Physical Therapy for Home Services
  • Assist patients with all aspects of physical therapy.
  • Care of super pubic catheter site, wound care, physical therapy for a quadriplegic, preparing medication and dispensing medications.
  • Perform daily ROM exercises 2 days a week Works closely with the occupational and physical therapy staff daily.
  • Provided bathing, toileting, meals, wound care and physical therapy for home bound elderly woman.
  • Manage care and medications, and administer physical therapy for a post-surgical patient with Parkinsons and Dementia.

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13. Dementia

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Here's how Dementia is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Introduced and developed a music program for dementia patients
  • Provide independent care for elderly woman with Dementia
  • Provided in home care and skilled nursing for persons with HIV/AIDS, dementia and head injuries living at home.
  • Experience with rehab patients, long term care residents, mental health patients, and dementia unit patients.
  • Certified bus driver, transporting Clients to events, doctor appointments with wheelchair accessibility, Certified Dementia training
  • Stayed overnight and had to work weekends and holidays Comfortable working with patient with dementia.
  • Care for patients who are combative secondary to delirium, dementia, or psychiatric disorders.
  • Provided home care for elderly grandmother with early stage dementia and hip injury.
  • Focus of mental health home care included depression/anxiety and dementia clients.
  • Home Care: Care giver for an adult with dementia.
  • Managed care of dementia patient in his home.
  • Take care of elderly dementia patient.
  • Provide nail care services to an individual that suffers from neuropathy, dementia, and several other ailments.
  • Encountered client conditions such as dementia, neuropathy, stroke, cancer and PTSD.
  • Cared for my Father who had dementia/parkinson's disease until he died.
  • Worked with Paraplegia, dementia, elderly, disabled,and autistic.
  • Worked with dementia, paraplegia, elderly, disabled,and autistic.Checked mail, shopped for groceries and handled bill payments.

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14. Charge Nurse

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Here's how Charge Nurse is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Performed charge nurse responsibilities on rotating basis.
  • Registered Nurse In-patient - Psychiatric Unit Charge Nurse (night shift) - Staff Nurse (day shift)
  • Charge nurse * Admission and discharge paperwork * Rounded with facility doctors * Administration of medication and treatments
  • Charge Nurse Duties: Assuming responsibility as the supervisor for the unit during the entire shift.
  • Delegate assignments and supervise efforts of nursing staff as charge nurse (7- month role).
  • Work as weekend charge nurse responsible for weekend management of patients, visits, new admissions.
  • Worked as a staff-nurse and proved to be an exceptional as a charge nurse.
  • Assess documents and notifies charge nurse of resident reaction to medications and treatments.
  • Perform duties of Charge Nurse as needed and maintain optimal clinic flow.
  • Charge nurse providing leadership and coordination of the unit's daily activities.
  • Performed duties as charge nurse on a 20 bed unit.
  • Functioned as relief Charge Nurse in long-term care facilities.
  • Manage and coordinate patient care as charge nurse.
  • Charge nurse on telemetry and intermediate care unit.
  • Served in charge nurse role for the unit.
  • Received management recognition for serving as charge nurse.
  • Charge nurse for a 90 bed facility.
  • Charge nurse and preceptor when indicated.
  • Served as preceptor and Charge nurse.
  • Performed duties as charge nurse.

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15. Medical Appointments

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Here's how Medical Appointments is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Transported patients to medical appointments and other transportation as needed
  • Arranged resident medical appointments and transportation.
  • Organized medical appointments and provided transportation.
  • Attend psychiatric and medical appointments as needed and attend meetings with social workers, physicians, guardians, and county workers.
  • Accompanied family member to medical appointments, family events and everyday activities including self care and house chores.
  • Assist clients with scheduling of medical appointments, ordering medical supplies, and medications.
  • Cared for children with complex health conditions in their home/at school/and during medical appointments
  • Administered medications 3x daily and transported to and from all medical appointments.
  • Transported clients, by car, for medical appointments or grocery shopping.
  • Schedule medical appointments and help the patients during their personal grooming.
  • Accompany individuals to and from outings, and to medical appointments.
  • Set up schedules, activities, reminders, and medical appointments.
  • Escort patient to medical appointments and outings.
  • Assisted to and from medical appointments.
  • Accompany patients to various medical appointments and durning medical procedures.

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16. Daily Living Activities

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Here's how Daily Living Activities is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Assisted in daily living activities that provided self-wellness and encouragement.
  • Supported and maintained independent daily living activities.
  • Coordinated and determined daily living activities.
  • Assisted patient with all the daily living activities, including but not limited to vital signs and medications.
  • Provide assistance with daily living activities such as bathing, grooming, transfers and ambulation.
  • Provide total care by assisting in common daily living activities.
  • Assisted residents with daily living activities Prepared residents for meals Aided residents in getting out of bed

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17. CNA

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Here's how CNA is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Supervised CNA and delegated assignments.
  • Supervised Certified Nurses Assistants (CNA) and documented progress.
  • Acquired CNA and assisted patients with ADL.
  • Performed all duties as a CNA.
  • Oversee staff of two CNA's.
  • Obtain and transcribe lab orders.Assign daily duties for CNA's and supervise.
  • Assisted Director of Nursing with education for Nurses and Cna's.
  • Perform 90 dayassessments on clients and complete caregiver/CNA evaluations.
  • Supervised and directed cna as needed.
  • Updated with teaching CNAs on patient daily plan of care, and various new and updated medical needs.
  • Supervised and assisted CNAs in completing ADLs of residents.
  • Supervised staff including CNAs and CMAs.
  • passed meds, supervised CNAs, various phone calls, lots of charting, contact with family members
  • Field cna eval , home visits

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18. Medication Reminders

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Here's how Medication Reminders is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Reinforced skills of daily living such as cooking, home maintenance, managing finances, and daily medication reminders.
  • Assist with bathing and grooming, basic food preparation, medication reminders, light housekeeping, and toileting.
  • Support members in all aspects of their daily life including medication reminders and hospice care.
  • Provide medication reminders to assure that medications are taken as directed by the doctor.
  • Assist client medication reminders or refilling the consumer s prescription at the local pharmacy.
  • Provide medication reminders, meal reminders Maintain as a constant to provide help with the challenges of changes in life
  • Assist with light walking and exercise -Plan/Prepare meals and Provide medication reminders -Escort to appointments

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19. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Provided client with emotional support living independently, or adapting to disability or illness.
  • Encouraged client activities, social interaction and provided emotional support to parents.
  • Provided family emotional support and attended funerals.
  • Provide emotional support to family members.
  • Report any change in condition to my superior and provide emotional support to patient and family during times of crisis.
  • Provided explanation of the dying process and emotional support to patient's families and allowed for their rest.
  • Monitor status of patients as well as emotional support and teaching to family members.
  • Provided palliative care to Hospice patients with emotional support to patient and caregivers.
  • Provide emotional support to patients and counsel family members coping with extended illness.
  • Provide emotional support and encouragement to the patient and act as her advocate.
  • Provided emotional support to hospice patients and families during a difficult time.
  • Provide pain and symptom management, in addition to emotional support.
  • Provided social and emotional support towards the client and his family.
  • Provide emotional support to patient in the comfort of their home.
  • Advocated for and provided emotional support to the families.
  • Received emotional support to client and family.
  • Supported families of dying patients.Provided emotional support to patients and families.
  • Provided emotional support to client and their family Communicated with families, clients, and hospice provider about clients care.
  • Provide nursing care at bedside, Vital sign, wound care, medication Provide emotional support to families.
  • Worked for 7 home care agencies, Providing emotional supporting fior families caring for Hospice Patients.

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20. G-Tube

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Here's how G-Tube is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Performed client assessments including neurological, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, Broviac-TPN, line/G-tube sites.
  • Worked closely with Primary doctors and Specialists to provide complex care to patients on ventilators, tracheotomy, and G-Tube support.
  • Assisted with bathing and dressing, changed g-tube dressing, feed through g-tube, administer medication, transfer from bed to chair
  • Provide in home care to developmentally disabled and medically fragile children all with g-tubes, most with tracheotomies, some on ventilators
  • Administered medications, daily feedings, monitored the G-tube site, and assisted with daily ADL's and exercises.
  • Provide patient and family education Perform frequent transfer, lifting, grooming, and G-Tube feeding for patient.
  • Care for the individual with a supra-pubic catheter, strait catheter care, and g-tube care.
  • Checked placement of g-tube by auscultation and administered feeding via g-tube per physician's order.
  • Administered prescribed medications via g-tube, provided wound care, tracheal care and suctioning.
  • Administer prescribed medications by g-tube, noting times and amounts in patients' charts.
  • Administered medications via IV, G-Tube, injections and orally as ordered by physician.
  • Administer nutrition via feeding tube (G-tube* J-tube*NG-tube) using gravity or pump.
  • Administered medications, feedings via PEG-tube, provided wound care if appropriate.
  • Monitored nutrition (GJ and G-tubes) specific to client's needs.
  • Work with patients G-tube Feeding and Suction track per order.
  • Administer medications via G-tube and bolus feedings via G-tube.
  • Maintained g-tube, provided site care and feedings.
  • Help with feedings through G-Tube.
  • Decanted drink for peg-tube feeding.
  • Provide care for patients who have tracheostomy, G-tube, who are ventilator dependent and are bed bound.

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21. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Communicated and collaborated with interdisciplinary team to coordinate effective treatment plans and outcomes for each patient.
  • Follow rehabilitation and treatment plans to accelerate patient recovery.
  • Evaluate patient needs, create individualized treatment plans, and continuously monitor progress to ensure a high standard of nursing practice.
  • Executed evidence-based practices (EBP) to establish treatment plans that were tailored to the patient's physical and psychological needs.
  • Ensured that Medicare and private insurance requirements were in place, and completed accurate Medicare documentation according to treatment plans.
  • Analyze patient data including status of access, lab work, and treatment plans and report changes to physician.
  • Supported patients and their families by implementing treatment plans and educating on a variety of care management techniques.
  • Assessed and diagnosed patients, including formulating and implementing treatment plans for simple and complex health concerns.
  • Develop and assess care plan for patients in collaboration with the physician and their treatment plans.
  • Developed treatment plans with patients and primary care providers while administering skilled nursing care.
  • Developed & implemented wound care treatment plans under the direction of patients's physician.
  • Collaborate with other nurses to assist in treatment plans and facilitate continuity of care.
  • Assisted in identification of gaps or barriers in treatment plans.
  • Assisted in planning and individual treatment plans of clients.
  • Monitor resident responses to treatment plans.
  • Develop and Carry out Customized Treatment Plans utilizing Hospice Nursing Philosophy * Coordinating with patients physicians and other allied health providers
  • Develop treatment plans for the patients and help the patients family members understand the patients condition and help provide care.
  • Follow through of treatment plans and development of best strategies to obtain goals within the home of the client.
  • Home Infusion Therapy RN Conduct admission assessments, develop and modify treatment plans with primary care physicians.

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22. Blood Pressure

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Complete check of the health of the patient through observation of blood pressure, body temperature, patient history and symptoms.
  • Provide basic patient care, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures, dressing wounds, and treating bedsores.
  • Executed wellness clinics providing blood pressure, cholesterol, and body fat screening for employees of fortune 500 companies.
  • Administered vaccinations to patients and volunteers in disaster areas and provided blood pressure and blood glucose screenings.
  • Frequent blood pressure checks, skin-care, catheter-care, and assisting with meals & medications.
  • Take blood pressure and blood sugar for those who needs it taken.
  • Checked patient's pulse, temperature, blood pressure and respiration.
  • Obtain weight, height, blood pressure, medication list.
  • Blood pressure checks with communication with doctor as needed.
  • Blood pressure A1C finger stick transportation Administering medication as directed
  • Check blood pressure Check temperature Give medication Supervise overnight
  • Administered medication as prescribed Performed blood pressure and glucose tests Assisted patients with activities of daily living Peg tube feeding Wound care

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23. Picc

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Here's how Picc is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Performed drug administration via oral, rectal, SQ, IM and PICC line, etc.
  • Insert peripheral IV sites, port catheters, and maintain central lines, including PICC lines.
  • Cared for PORTS, Hickman catheters, PICC lines, peripheral IVs and Central Venous Catheters.
  • Started IVs, performed PICC maintenance and blood draws, monitored PT/INR and wound care.
  • Practice includes patient education, PICC/CVC line care, blood draws, and infusion monitoring.
  • Created and managed a team of 3 to place PICC catheters for Home Care patients.
  • Initiated peripheral IV lines; maintained PICC lines, Port-a-Caths, and Hickman Catheters.
  • Maintained and performed insertion of PICC, Peripheral lines along with maintenance of Ports.
  • Performed wound care, PICC line maintenance, IV home infusions and catheter insertions.
  • Performed routine IV insertions, safely accessed PICC for infusion of IV medications.
  • Access Chemo-ports, PICC lines, Central Lines, and Peripheral IV lines.
  • Care for PICC lines, Hickman, implanted ports and peripheral lines.
  • Obtained certification to place PICC catheters and PICC tip x-ray verification.
  • Performed PICC line dressing changes and wound dressing changes.
  • Performed PICC lab draws according to physicians orders.
  • Performed weekly PICC assessment and dressing change.
  • Inserted PICC lines and maintained central lines.
  • Repair PICC line, if necessary.
  • Certified for PICC/Mid-line insertion and removal.
  • Inserted and cared for PICC lines.

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24. Physical Assessment

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Here's how Physical Assessment is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Complete physical assessments with identification of abnormal clinical findings with communication with physicians and RN team leaders.
  • Performed weekly physical assessments on all residents and case management as necessary.
  • Performed history and physical assessments with education regarding self-care for primary diagnoses.
  • Administered intravenous therapy, conducted physical assessments and maintained client charts.
  • Complete physical assessment and evaluation of severely disabled children.
  • Performed basic physical assessments and evaluated data.
  • Performed basic physical assessments of elders.
  • Performed complete physical assessment of patients.
  • Completed and documented physical assessments.
  • Provided postpartum nursing care to diverse patient population in the home setting, comprised of physical assessment of mother and newborn.
  • Performed physical assessments on post op hospital clients in home w/ focus on medical/ surgical diagnosis-w/ emphasis on education.
  • Provide head to toe and ongoing physical assessment; notifying family, physician and supervisor of any condition changes.
  • Acted as Field Nurse: providing weekly physical assessment, medication set up, and teaching for patients
  • Monitor physical and mental status of patients including vital signs, physical assessments, and skin assessments.
  • Collect data for patient admissions and perform physical assessments; case load averaging from 25-35 patients.
  • Performed ongoing physical assessments and reported any changes in patients' condition to physicians and families.
  • Complete head to toe physical assessments and notify MD of changes in patients' clinical status.
  • Performed physical assessments and health history, performed vital signs and head to toe examinations.
  • Demonstrate expertise in knowledge and application of physical assessment of the dialysis patient.
  • Provided nursing physical assessments and interventions to clients in home and school settings.

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25. Disease Process

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Here's how Disease Process is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Provide educational reinforcements for patients concerning their specific disease processes and the lingering side effects from radiation treatments.
  • Established and facilitated patient and family education regarding the care plan and disease process and interventions.
  • Provide in the home extensive patient and family education encompassing disease process/progression and healing expectations.
  • Educated patient and caregiver on disease process and developed easy to follow regimen.
  • Perform patient and family education about disease processes and maintenance.
  • Educate patients/family on disease process, medication compliance and administration.
  • Educated patient/family on disease process.
  • Performed multiple admission / discharges with patient / family, counseled and educated about disease and disease process at these times.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of nursing theory and disease processes in order to provide professional nursing care to patients as appropriate.
  • Initiate discharge planning; instruct patients and family members on care procedures and disease processes management.
  • Teach patient and care giver about disease process, and proper administration of prescribed medications.
  • Provide up to date educational material for patients for their specific disease processes as indicated.
  • Educated patient and family on disease process, procedures and equipment used at home.
  • Provided encouragement and education related to patient's disease process and plan of care.
  • Instructed patients and families on the therapy they are receiving for the disease process.
  • Provide wound care, patient and family education on disease process and medications.
  • Establish individualized care plan with goals pertinent to specific to disease process.
  • Home visiting nurse primarily wound care and educational and disease process teaching.
  • Communicated knowledge of medications, disease process and treatments to clients.
  • Provided education on disease process, signs and symptoms of exacerbation.

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26. Diabetes

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Here's how Diabetes is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Assist patients with nutritional management of diabetes and other diagnosis as indicated.
  • Educate patients on diabetes awareness and hypertension.
  • Skilled visits: Provide focused care and education on various health topics including wound care, wellness, diabetes management.
  • Improved adherence to evidence-based practices for management of Diabetes, CAD, COPD, Asthma, and Heart Failure.
  • Assisted and educated patients in their homes post-surgery and post new feeding tubes, new catheters and diabetes management.
  • Provided disease management for patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart failure, coronary artery disease etc.
  • Face to Face meetings with Vendors, County Health Department and various other offices promoting Diabetes Education.
  • Advise patients on various diet plans related to diagnoses of hypertension and adult-onset diabetes.
  • Coordinated appropriate plan of diabetes education and care for both pediatric and adult patients.
  • Couple suffered from Parkinson Disease, dementia, diabetes and stroke.
  • Managed and provided medication treatment to include diabetes and IV management.
  • Provide skilled care, wound care, diabetes care, drains, IV's, wound vac and blood draws.
  • Home visits, seeing 5 patients per week, managing, diabetes, COPD, HTN, etc.
  • Monitored diabetes, administeredinsulin injections and implemented Plan of Care.
  • Served as diabetes education resource for other home care staff and provided inservices as needed.
  • Offer specific teaching and management of CHF, COPD, CAD, & Diabetes care.
  • care, and diabetes mellitus monitoring, seeing five patients per day.
  • Provided high-risk in home obstetrical care for pre-term labor, Hyperemesis Gravidarum, Gestational Hypertension and Gestational Diabetes.

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27. Medication Management

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Here's how Medication Management is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Provided comprehensive diabetes education to patients including the importance of blood sugar monitoring, carbohydrate counting and medication management.
  • Participate in medication management and wound care management to promote optimal safety and effectiveness for residents.
  • Communicate and collaborate with physicians to ensure proper medication management and treatment goals.
  • Provided education regarding medical condition, treatments and medication management.
  • Educated members on disease process and medication management.
  • Manage Dr. appointments and medication management.
  • Job duties involved the assessment of clients with mental illness in the community, medication management and crisis prevention and intervention.
  • Deliver skilled nursing services within a patient's home that includes wound care, psychological assessments, and medication management.
  • Assist with dual diagnosed patients and medication management via triage from central office hub via phone/email and face-to-face clinic visit.
  • Managed caseload of pediatric clients providing education, treatments, G-tube feeding, medication management and respite care.
  • Assessed health status, educated patients and families on disease management, medication management and wound care.
  • Experience with private duty care including hospice care, home infusions, and medication management.
  • Educate diabetic inmates regarding diet, exercise, and medication management upon release.
  • Provided disease process, diabetic teaching, medication management, injection teaching.
  • Perform wound care, medication management, and procedures as needed.
  • Educate clients on disease processes and IV medication management.
  • Home Care Nurse * Medication management, wound care, assessment of care needs, supervision of home health aides.
  • Care of pediatric patients consisting of gastrostomy tube feedings and care, ventilator care and medication management.
  • Educated patient and family members on disease process, medication management, home safety etc.
  • Provided weekly medication management, healthcare monitoring, and wound care.

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28. Drawing Blood

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Here's how Drawing Blood is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Perform Insurance physicals, which include physical exam, drawing blood, collecting urine specimen, and obtaining EKG.
  • Worked in office M-F, did home visits on weekends which included drawing blood.
  • Perform nursing duties, such as administering medications, measuring vital signs, collecting specimens, or drawing blood samples.
  • Provided skilled visits requiring nursing assessments, dressing changes, drawing blood work, and teaching when needed.
  • PEG, J-tubes, Foley catheter care and maintenance, drawing blood samples, changing dressings and wound care.
  • Worked with bilibeds and drawing blood and taking it to labs.

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29. Medication Administration

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Here's how Medication Administration is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Delivered safe medication administration, wound management, and supervision of Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nurse Assistant.
  • Educated husband and immediate family on medication administration; particularly importance of timely dispensation of pain medication.
  • Graduate NursePerform medication administration, ADL's, restoring cognitive and physical function, promoting independence.
  • Documented all nursing care assessments, medication administrations, behavior assessments and treatments electronically.
  • Oversee medication administration and performed wound assessment and treatment according to doctor orders.
  • Provide nursing care including medication administration, treatment and other nursing interventions.
  • Monitor blood glucose levels during shift and ensure safe medication administration.
  • Educate family members about medication administration, procedures and nursing interventions.
  • Administer medications according to the Six Rights of Medication Administration
  • House keeping light meal prep bathing medication administration transporting
  • Follow medication administration and storage procedures and regulations.
  • Complete in-home visits, treatments and medication administration.
  • Assist with medication administration and respiratory treatments.
  • Educate family on proper medication administration.
  • Performed medication administration via G-tube.
  • Prepare bi-monthly medication administration records.
  • Trained staff on medication administration.
  • Provide total care at home and in facilities for Hospice patients including medication administration, assessments, feedings and wound care.
  • Performed G-Tube care, bolus feedings, pump feedings, medication administration, venting and monitoring of the G-Tube site.
  • Care for patients from newborn to geriatric with an array of diseases and illnesses that require intravenous medication administration.

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30. LPN

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Here's how LPN is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Train new LPNs working in the field on how to assess patients and educate caregivers/family about Hospice philosophy/care and symptoms management.
  • Worked as an LPN in both a wellness clinic and home care setting with adults and pediatric patients.
  • Supervised all RN's and LPN's on the case while maintaining staffing schedule and other issues.
  • Case management of primary assigned patients, multiple daily visits and overseeing LPN visits.
  • Provided direction and supervision to CNA's and LPN's, delegated duties effectively.
  • Registered Nurse review and sign doctor's order taken by LPN.
  • Home care LPN to children with developmental and physical disabilities.
  • Evaluate LPNs and paraprofessionals providing care.
  • Train respite workers and LPNs.
  • Started as a CNA while going to LPN Program.
  • Position: LPN Pediatric Home Care Nurse / Visiting Nurse Provide skilled nursing care to pediatric patients in a home setting.
  • Performed LPN/Choreworker Supervisory visits, Competency Training/Testing, RN Assessments, weekly / monthly home care visits.
  • Supervised all LNA & LPNs teaching, managing, assessing patient satisfaction, and conflict resolution.
  • Home Care Nurse/ Case Manager of 40 - 50+ patients Super vision of LPN's and Aides
  • Supervised Home Care Aids as well as LPN's Responsible for implementing new orders.
  • Supervised LPN's, Nurses aides, ancillary staff related to patientcare.
  • Provided supervision to LPNs & HCAs according to regulations.
  • Home Care Hospice- LPN (per diem)
  • Supervised 4 LPN's and 4 CNA's
  • Care of indwelling catheter, changing as ordered, teaching indwelling catheter care First LPN on Wound Mgt.

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31. Elderly Clients

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Here's how Elderly Clients is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Assess elderly clients' needs and discuss with them ways to meet those needs.
  • Provide case management services for elderly clients.
  • Help elderly clients with their needs.
  • Case Manager Conducted initial and ongoing assessment of elderly clients living at home.

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32. Pain Management

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Here's how Pain Management is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Managed medications and trained patient/family on pain management techniques & medications.
  • Involved in pain management and provide positive emotional reinforcement
  • Pain Management specialist for family Practice
  • Utilize nursing process to provide skilled nursing including home infusion, wound care, dressing change, pain management and education.
  • Served as crisis care nurse for patents and families, including pain management, hospice, and cumulative care needs.
  • Provided end of life comfort care for terminally ill patients including but not limited to administration of pain management.
  • Educate patients and their families on disease process, medical procedures, medications, and pain management techniques.
  • Pain management and comfort for the patient is of utmost importance at this stage of the dying process.
  • Coordinated treatment with the physician and therapists; assisted with ADL, ambulation and pain management.
  • Track the administration of various medications for each patient and monitored other pain management treatment strategies.
  • Advised on disease process, end-of-life care including medications, wound dressing and pain management technique
  • Educated family and client on disease process, end of life process, pain management.
  • Set up and trouble shoot PCA pumps for patient on home pain management.
  • Provided pain management at home that included IV pumps and epidural infusions.
  • Administer Chemotherapy agents, Antibiotics, Hydration, Steroids, Pain Management.
  • Reviewed and dispensed IV and pain management therapy to home care patients.
  • Provided effective pain management and dignified end of life care.
  • Developed patient care plans for pain management and medication dosage.
  • Administered IV therapy, wound care and pain management.
  • Implement palliative care and pain management programs.

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33. Pediatrics

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Here's how Pediatrics is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Worked with chronically ill pediatrics with multiple physical challenges including ventilator dependency, supplemental feeding therapy and socialization skills.
  • Experience in the home care needs of pediatrics and adults.
  • Provide one on one care to critical adults and pediatrics.
  • Experienced in Pediatrics and adult care.
  • Provided the maximum in professional, personalized and multi-dimensional nursing care to clients ranging from pediatrics to gerontology.
  • Care for chronically ill pediatrics in home and school setting Participate in care planning and evaluation of patient progress

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34. Daily Care

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Here's how Daily Care is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Maintained care of my elderly grandmother by providing medicine, doctor appointment transportation, aids in daily care, etc.
  • Manage the daily care of residents experiencing end-of-life medical issues- Communicate with physicians, pharmacists, social workers, etc.
  • Assist patients with daily care activities* Assist patients with Sponge baths, Dressing, Eating* Chart patients progress in charts
  • Assisted Nurse and Staff with all aspects of daily care, including bathing, feeding, and dressing.
  • Assisted the home nurse and hospice staff with daily care, including bathing, feeding and dressing.
  • Assisted patients with daily care including bathing, dressing, feeding, transporting.
  • Assist children with daily care such as grooming, bathing and toileting.
  • Assisted with daily care, bathing, feeding, and dressing.
  • Assist Hospice Physician and Registered Nurse with daily care and treatment.
  • Provide daily care of Student during School hours.
  • Performed daily care according to the care plan
  • Help with all daily care.
  • Provided daily care for a quadraplegic client with deep bed sores using prescribed treatment as per protocol.
  • Assist in controlling infection and disease control procedures and daily care of patient to include ADLs.
  • Assist client in daily cares, grooming, bathing, dressing,ambulation etc.
  • Provided daily care with assessing and monitoring patients.
  • Managed tracheostomy care, nebulizer therapies and general daily care; administered medications
  • Provided daily care to patients with tracheostomys, colostomys, and other variousmedical and mental challenges.
  • House cleaning,vitals showers,meds,bathing,full assist with persons daily care,hospice work an restorative nursing

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35. Tube Feedings

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Here's how Tube Feedings is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Directed day-to-day attention to all medical needs of pediatric patients, including vent dependencies, G-tube feedings, and medications.
  • Provided total care for an infant at home with tracheotomy, T-bird ventilator and Gastronomy tube feedings.
  • Monitored vital signs, administered medications and G-tube feedings, performed wound care and G-tube care.
  • Administered medicines per orders, charting, tube feedings, assist with daily personal care.
  • Administer medications and tube feedings via bolus and/or feeding pumps.
  • Administered medications and G-tube feedings as per physician's orders.
  • Maintained GJ tube, prepared and administered J tube feedings.
  • Administer tube feedings via G-tube and Mickey button per M.D.
  • Provide tube feedings and care for G-tube.
  • Administered scheduled medications, and tube feedings.
  • Administered tube feedings as prescribed.
  • Experience with GJ tubes and J tube feedings.
  • Functioned as a direct care nurse to vent-assisted unit, administering meds and TPN/ tube feedings to residents of the facility.
  • Performed total ADL care, supra pubic catheter care, G-tube feedings, PROM, and percussion during each shift.
  • Administer medications, tube feedings, perform deep throat suctioning, Trach, peg, and catheter care.
  • Rendered care for wounds, ostomy changes, G-tube feedings and administered a wide variety of medications.
  • Provided tracheostomy care, tube feedings, wound/skin care and assistance with all daily skilled care needs.
  • Manage medications, tracheotomy care, pulmonary vests, nebulizer therapies and G-tube feedings.
  • Performed acute care such as tube feedings, Foley insertions/monitoring, dressing changes.
  • Preformed tube feedings and suction trach as needed.

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36. Bed Linens

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Here's how Bed Linens is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Discard household trash, changed bed linens in the client's room, and completed laundry and run errands for clients.
  • Provided a variety of duties as requested by clients such as changing bed linens, washing and ironing laundry.
  • Care for patient by changing bed linens, washing and ironing laundry.
  • Change bed linens or make beds according to standards.
  • Wash everything ...stocked her diapers, wipes , bed linens etc.
  • Changed bed linens, washed and ironed clients' laundry, and cleaned clients quarters.

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37. Infection Control

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Here's how Infection Control is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Administered direct resident care; provided wound care treatment, monitored quality assurance standards related to maintaining infection control.
  • Implemented Infection Control procedures which complimented existing routines, streamlines work, ensured individualized treatment plan objectives.
  • Educated patients on infection control and safely administering IV therapies.
  • Educated patients on home safety, proper medication administration, infection control, fall prevention, and individualized disease process.
  • Assist with personal care, ADL, O2 management, medication assistance, and infection control.
  • Completed monthly infection control audits on the facility itself and the staff members providing care.
  • Served on several committees including infection control, Hospital education, patient hand-off committee.
  • Served on Infection Control Committee, Fall Prevention Committee, and Wellness Committee.
  • Complete Incident and / or infection control reports on clients per Company Policies.
  • Administer medication and monitor side effects; adhere to infection control processes.
  • Keep records for infection control, and tracking the treatment.
  • Conduct in- services for staff, maintain Infection control system.
  • Follow procedures for disease / infection control, emergency policies
  • Adhered to the agency infection controlled and safety policies.
  • Follow infection control measurement and quality of care.
  • Adhere to infection control protocols.
  • Complete MDS 3.0 assessments and enter into system including CAAS, Risk Assessments and Care Plans, QA, Infection Control.
  • Monitored pharmaceutical and treatment supplies for clients Member of Ethics and Infection Control Committees
  • Monitor for any adverse reactions to medications/therapies.Pain management.Wound care and infection control.
  • Maintain and order medications for clinic Point of care testing trainer Completed NC Infection Control Course (SPICE)

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38. Health Aides

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Here's how Health Aides is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Evaluate staffing requirements including Home Health Aides supervisory assignments.
  • Home Care Supervisor responsible for supervising home health aides, case opens and some skilled nursing for Waiver and Passport cases.
  • Work independently in the field and successfully manage a patient load of 20-25, while supervising home health aides and LPNs.
  • Manage client cases and communicate in timely fashion with physicians, pharmacists, therapists, social workers and home health aides.
  • Field Visits and supervise Home Health Aides and Licensed Practical Nurses Demonstrate well-organized nursing care on in home visits
  • Educate and instruct newly hired Home Health Aides in fire safety and care of the Alzheimer's patient.
  • Supervised and provided support and teaching to Home Health Aides and Elder Service Plan participants and their families.
  • Manage and delegate assigned tasks to Home Health Aides as related to care of clients in home environment.
  • Provided skilled care and education to patients coordinated care with physicians, home health aides and physical therapists.
  • Provided direct patient care, supervised LPN's and Home Health Aides, attended to actively dying patients.
  • Educated patients, families and home health aides (HHA) on disease process and their prevention.
  • Collaborated with members of the medical team such as physicians, physical therapists and home health aides.
  • Supervised home health aides in the delivery of patient services and record keeping (OASES).
  • Implement treatment plans and supervise/orient LPN's and Home Health Aides while continually monitoring patient progress.
  • Coordinated the delivery of patient care with other therapists and supervised efforts of Home Health Aides.
  • Case load of 30 clients, supervise and schedule visits of four home health aides.
  • Direct supervision of home health aides and ability to provide appropriate, quality care.
  • Record written evaluations on home health aides pertaining to skill level and competency.
  • Supervised home health aides to assure adherence and compliance to prescribed treatment plan.
  • Case manager, supervise home health aides, complete daily visits as assigned.

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39. TPN

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Here's how TPN is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Administered IV infusion of antibiotics, chemotherapy, and TPN; performed PICC and CVA line care and dressing changes.
  • Provided high tech home care services including ventilator care, central lines, TPN infusions.
  • Administer and monitor antibiotics, TPN, analgesia, IVIG and adjunct infusion therapies.
  • Managed antibiotic, blood transfusion, chemotherapy, and TPN infusions.
  • Administered hydration, IVIG, chemotherapy, antibiotics and TPN.
  • Monitored Central line IV site and TPN infusions.
  • Completed TPN rounding with clinical pharmacist.
  • Utilized and programmed CADD pump, CADD TPN pump, Abbott AIM Plus, and Plum pump.
  • Home infusion of Chemotherapy, TPN, IV Fluids, Factor, IVIG.
  • Home Infusion Therapy including: Chemo Therapy TPN Immunoglobulin All other intravenous therapy
  • Selected Contributions: Administered antibiotics and TPN via PICC or Central lines, flushed per doctor's orders.
  • G Tube, Tpn and seizures precautions as well as standard.
  • Make home visits to chemo, abx, cardiac, TPN and enteral patients assisting with IV !
  • Cared for complex patients (Multiple-therapy patients IVIG, TPN, Inotrope, heparin.
  • Provided IV therapy for home patients including antibiotic, TPN, IVIG, Remicade and Flolan.

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40. In-Home

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Here's how In-Home is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Employed as a Licensed Nurse in an in-home care setting caring for individuals with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus.
  • Provided in-home follow up visits with patients undergoing extensive surgical procedures.
  • Provide in-home nursing support to developmentally delayed/disabled pediatric and geriatric patients.
  • Optimized home sanitation by utilizing in-home and workplace skill-set.
  • Recommended equipment and in-home modifications.
  • Provided regular in-home evaluation, direction and application of skilled Nursing Services to complement the patient's overall Plan of Care.
  • Provided in-home nursing and teaching to patients and families in conjunction with the other members of the health care team.
  • Case management of high risk patients with diabetes, hypertension, and congestive heart failure using in-home monitoring technology.
  • Conducted in-home assessments to determine needs, coordinate services to meet those needs, and advocate as needed.
  • Observe patient needs, recommend and administer drug therapies; total care in-home or community facilities.
  • Educate and instruct patients, patients' family or other staff in in-home patient care delivery.
  • Performed patient assessments, in-home teaching and care management to the client's family.
  • Delivered in-home care Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
  • Managed total in-home care for newborn and pediatric patients with a wide range of conditions
  • Provide in-home care, assessments and nursing for up to sixteen patients weekly.
  • Job Responsibility: In-home health care for a private terminal resident receiving dialysis.
  • Educated patients and family members on how to facilitate and provide in-home care.
  • Administered in-home care to a 5 yr old male with multiple congenital anomalies.
  • Make changes if necessary in in-home nursing care as per physician's orders.
  • Assisted senior patients in-home with healing and hands on recovery after surgery.

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41. Social Workers

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Here's how Social Workers is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Corresponded with hospital/rehabilitation social workers.
  • Communicated and work with physicians, social workers, and case managers to create and implement appropriate discharge planning for patients.
  • Collaborate with social workers at nursing facilities to promote service plans and to determine need for eligibility for special programs.
  • Developed and maintained positive relationships with physicians, social workers, case managers and discharge planners within medical center.
  • Maintained medical records for doctors, medical insurance companies, social workers, and for JAHCO compliance.
  • Experienced in client - caregiver teaching and referrals to nurse specialists, therapists and social workers.
  • Work extensively with a medical team that includes pharmacists, social workers, and physicians.
  • Provided mental health guidance for survivors and arranged for social workers for more serious cases.
  • Provide information to physicians, social workers, case managers about the organization.
  • Worked with Social Workers/support staff to obtain needed services for veterans.
  • Experience working with ADRC, social workers and IRIS consultants.
  • Care Plans - New Patients, Reviews, Long and Short Term in Collaboration with Physicians, Dieticians and Social Workers.
  • Communicated with medical practitioners (doctors, pharmacy, social workers) General housekeeping, shopping Supervision of activities (i.e.

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42. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Facilitate a creative and safe environment with diversified/stimulating activities.
  • Provided overall supervision of patient to create a safe environment; administered gastric tube feeding for patient and additional care.
  • Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment for client to learn about the body
  • Maintain safe environment and perform activities of daily living.
  • Established a safe environment for the patient.
  • Cook meals Maintain a safe environment
  • Promote psychosocial wellness of patient and ensure safe environment for patient and their families.
  • Maintained safe environment for elderly Assisting with hygine, and getting dresssed Providing Healthy Meals Household chores

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43. Medical Records

low Demand
Here's how Medical Records is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Provide outstanding clerical support including scheduling, maintaining medical records and medical in-services.
  • Provided patient education, reviewed medical records for compliance and supervised dialysis technicians.
  • Participate in utilization review of medical records as assigned.
  • Reviewed all patients medical records for completeness and accuracy.
  • Update patient medical records accurately and fully.
  • Evaluate and initiate care when appropriate via physical examination, stated medical history, and medical records.
  • Worked with medical records, chart audits, and assessments to ensure they met standards.
  • Document all steps conditions process and procedures and test result, and medical records.
  • Maintain medical records in accordance with the HIPA and PHI regulations.
  • Maintained nursing care plans and medical records for the care provided.
  • Maintained and Updated medical records and treatment logs.
  • Abstract medical records using JACHO and CMS standards.
  • Monitor blood pressures, temperature, pulse, and respirations and document the findings in the medical records.
  • Utililzed Electronic Medical Records (EMR).
  • Provided transportation for clients Maintained medical records Provided clients with emotional support
  • Report changes in status to physician .Document all interventions in medical records.

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44. HHA

low Demand
Here's how HHA is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Coordinate and initiate involvement of organization's HHA's, Therapists, LSW, Dietitian, Chaplain and others if needed.2.
  • Coordinated and supervised the care given by LPN, HHA, PT, CCC and RN's as weekend supervisor.
  • Schedule appointments for clients, charting for my patients, supervise HHA care, and coordinate all caregivers for plans.
  • Managed Long-Term Care Program (MLTC)OASIS completion, clinical monitoring and disease management, HHA supervision
  • Provided Oasis assessments, HHA supervisions, managing a case load of approximately 35 patients weekly.
  • Initiate request for Home Care, visiting nurse, HHA, rehabilitative services and lab work.
  • Open cases, Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates patients care needs, HHA visits.
  • Created care plans for HHA to follow according to patient's needs and diagnosis.
  • Completed HHA supervisory and LPN Supervisory visits as per protocol.
  • Create a plan of care to be implemented by CHHA.
  • Determined need for HHA or PCA services in the home.
  • Complete supervisory visits of HHA/CNA in the client home.
  • Home Care Nurse Educator and CHHA Supervisor.
  • Managed 15-20 field staff (RN's; LVN's, OT's, MSW's and HHA's).
  • Participated in development and presentation of in-service training and orientation for HHAs.
  • performed supervisory visits to HHA at patients homes, collaborated care with doctor and other parties involved in caring for patient.
  • Case manages all patients to include HHA, PT, OT, MSW and onsite HHA supervisory visits.
  • Collaborate with and supervise interdisciplinary services, including PT, , OT, ST, and HHA services.
  • Performed pre-pours, HHA teaching, vital signs, supervisory visits and home assessments.
  • Supervised LPNs and HHAs as required.

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45. Medical Care

low Demand
Here's how Medical Care is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Collaborate with health care providers reviewing actual and proposed medical care and services against established CMS coverage guidelines review criteria.
  • Educate patient and family in addition to assisting in coordination of comprehensive palliative medical care
  • Provided precise medical care in an ambulatory setting rotating throughout facility.
  • Provided emergency and general medical care.
  • Managed individualized in-home, non-medical care services for seniors in Adult Family Homes, Hospice, and Retirement Communities.
  • Provided medical care and assistance for a patient with multiple sclerosis, and also a patient with cerebral palsy.
  • Oversee all aspects of medical care and needs for a wide range of individuals in a home setting.
  • Provided hands on medical care for 1-2 children per shift in a home setting while completing daily assessments.
  • Performed medical care audits and medical care evaluations studies at more than fifty CHMO Medical Care Centers.
  • Record & document residents behavior, input & output, changes in residents conditions for medical care
  • Interfaced with patients, families, doctors and other providers of medical care and community services.
  • Provided general medical care, assessments, evaluation, and treatment within nursing scope of practice.
  • Assessed residents, executed care and coordinated medical care with family.
  • Completed Medicare 485 reporting requirements to ensure funding of medical care.
  • House cleaning, meals preparation, transportation, medical care...
  • Traveled to Patient's homes and provided personal medical care.
  • Maintain medical care at the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf.
  • Maintained documentation of patient's history and ongoing medical care.
  • Monitored his medication according to his medical care plan.
  • Provided skilled assessments and medical care to home bound patients

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46. Elderly Patients

low Demand
Here's how Elderly Patients is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Provided nursing care to elderly patients in their homes to include assessment, treatment and education on multiple complex health conditions.
  • Help elderly patients in their home, providing care and assisting them with activities of daily living and housekeeping service.
  • Provided nursing care as visiting RN within the home setting to ventilator dependent, chronically ill and elderly patients.
  • Develop and implement care plan through direct care for elderly patients, and supervision of the activities.
  • Worked with about 2 to 3 different elderly patients for about 2 to 3 years.
  • Educated elderly patients about health, wellness, as well as other areas as needed.
  • Complemented all daily living tasks to enhance the quality of life of elderly patients.
  • Provide elderly patients with palliative care as needed to keep the patients comfortable.
  • Provide nursing care to elderly patients in their home.
  • Performed nursing care in the home for elderly patients.
  • Provided in-home care to post-operative, elderly patients.
  • Experience working with Alzheimer's and elderly patients.
  • Home care nurse for two elderly patients with chronic disease co-morbidities and status post left hip surgery from fall.
  • Provided homecare for a caseload of over 90 elderly patients.
  • Med admit/pre-pour for psychiatric or elderly patients.

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47. Medical Equipment

low Demand
Here's how Medical Equipment is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Train other caretakers to safely provide care and use necessary medical equipment.
  • Performed sterile dressing changes, administered medication and maintained medical equipment.
  • Answer customer questions regarding medical equipment.
  • Sterilize medical equipment before use.
  • Deliver, set up, and demonstrate to patients and family members on how to use medical equipment properly and safe.
  • Performed routine cleaning and maintenance of various medical equipment including ventilator, oxygen and suctioning equipment, and feeding pump.
  • Support duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures such as sitting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus.
  • Managed accounts, managed all aspects of durable medical equipment including Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance billing.
  • Managed and maintained their vitals while taking appropriate action if changes occurred in vitals or with medical equipment.
  • Assess, document and report patients' condition to physician Monitor patients on medical equipment and document responses.
  • Assisted patients and caregivers to troubleshoot medical equipment over the phone and in their homes.
  • Mobilized and coordinated services of visiting nurses, therapists, durable medical equipment and suppliers.
  • Ordered medical supplies and durable medical equipment as needed to facilitate the transition to home.
  • Maintained the safety of the patient, his/her medical equipment and oxygen supply.
  • Maintain Durable Medical Equipment, inventory and order needed supplies from provider.
  • Authorize and set up home health care and coordinate durable medical equipment.
  • Document patient procedures to ensure all medical equipment are in compliance.
  • Monitor and maintain all medical equipment and supplies.
  • Identify and arrange for medical equipment and supplies.
  • Ordered supplies and medical equipment for patients.

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48. Physician Orders

low Demand
Here's how Physician Orders is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Document and implement physician orders and maintained patient record documentation in an organized and accurate fashion.
  • Coordinated nursing visits and implemented physician orders.
  • Home, Assisted and Nursing Home visits to terminal patients, adjusting medications for patient comfort per standing and physician orders.
  • Perform nursing care to patients in an ambulatory cardiac specialty care environment in accordance with physician orders and policy and procedures.
  • Administer medications(bolus) and feedings (per pump if necessary) via g-button as per physician orders.
  • Implemented physician orders & provided nursing interventions/instruction to patient and family regarding disease process, treatment, & prevention.
  • Assess, monitor and performed skilled nursing services per physician orders for patient in their home setting.
  • Input new physician orders into system, print and sign orders and authorized transmittal to physician.
  • Administer medication, treatments and wound care according to physician orders and scope of practice.
  • Provide the skills of register nurse in the clients' home under a physician orders.
  • Administer medications via gastric tube, fluid therapy or other appropriate treatments per physician orders.
  • Rendered nursing care and performed treatments including IV administration (per Physician orders).
  • Administer medications, take physician orders, patient assessments and maintain patient charts.
  • Documented all client care, services, and physician orders utilizing OASIS-C software.
  • Obtained correct, appropriate and timely Physician orders for nursing care.
  • Obtain physician orders* Liaison to shipping department* Provide on call coverage
  • Followed physician orders and used Oasis assessment tools as required.
  • Case manager for patients in coordination with physician orders.
  • Conduct treatments, administer medications as per Physician orders.
  • Provide trach and g-button cares daily and as needed as per physician orders.

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49. CPR

low Demand
Here's how CPR is used in Home Care Nurse jobs:
  • Remained current in first aid and CPR.
  • certified in the state of Rhode Island Current certifications in First Aid, CPR and BCLS.
  • Make appointments, keep records and inform PCP Experience in providing CPR to a patient.
  • Ensured staff maintained CPR certification by personally administering CPR instruction.
  • Assisted with CRRT, CPR, Rapid Response, Swan-Ganz catheters.
  • Maintained all confidential personnel files, licensing and CPR compliance records.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Home Care Nurse

Patient Care27.1%
Companionship9.4%
Personal Care8.9%
Meal Prep5.7%
Vital Signs5.5%
Hospice5.1%
IV5%
Health Care4.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Home Care Nurse

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Patient Care
Patient Care
21%
21%
2
2
Companionship
Companionship
7.2%
7.2%
3
3
Personal Care
Personal Care
6.9%
6.9%
4
4
Meal Prep
Meal Prep
4.4%
4.4%
5
5
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
4.3%
4.3%
6
6
Hospice
Hospice
3.9%
3.9%
7
7
IV
IV
3.9%
3.9%
8
8
Health Care
Health Care
3.5%
3.5%
9
9
ADL
ADL
2.9%
2.9%
10
10
RN
RN
2.4%
2.4%
11
11
Alzheimer
Alzheimer
2.1%
2.1%
12
12
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
Dementia
Dementia
1.9%
1.9%
14
14
Charge Nurse
Charge Nurse
1.9%
1.9%
15
15
Medical Appointments
Medical Appointments
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
Daily Living Activities
Daily Living Activities
1.6%
1.6%
17
17
CNA
CNA
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
Medication Reminders
Medication Reminders
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
G-Tube
G-Tube
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Picc
Picc
1%
1%
24
24
Physical Assessment
Physical Assessment
1%
1%
25
25
Disease Process
Disease Process
1%
1%
26
26
Diabetes
Diabetes
1%
1%
27
27
Medication Management
Medication Management
1%
1%
28
28
Drawing Blood
Drawing Blood
1%
1%
29
29
Medication Administration
Medication Administration
1%
1%
30
30
LPN
LPN
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
Elderly Clients
Elderly Clients
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Pain Management
Pain Management
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Pediatrics
Pediatrics
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Daily Care
Daily Care
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Tube Feedings
Tube Feedings
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Bed Linens
Bed Linens
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Infection Control
Infection Control
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Health Aides
Health Aides
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
TPN
TPN
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
In-Home
In-Home
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Social Workers
Social Workers
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Medical Records
Medical Records
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
HHA
HHA
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Medical Care
Medical Care
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
Elderly Patients
Elderly Patients
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Medical Equipment
Medical Equipment
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Physician Orders
Physician Orders
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
CPR
CPR
0.5%
0.5%

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