Careers

About the Job – We’re Looking for a Registered Nurse Who: 

  • Is willing to travel throughout Appleton, WI and the surrounding areas to provide the best patient care around, primarily to patients in assisted living facilities!
  • Loves working independently, but wants to have a team who is always there to support them when needed.
  • Is a great communicator, both written and orally.
  • Wants a great work-life balance that flexible scheduling as a home health nurse provides.
  • Wants a position that is salary based – no worries about low census or pay per unit!

Registered Nurse - Appleton

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Full-Time
Appleton, WI

Certification Requirements

  • Registered nurse with current licensure in Wisconsin.
  • Graduate of National League for Nursing accredited school of nursing.
  • Maintains a current CPR certification.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order.
  • Preferably have a minimum of two years experience, at least one of which is in the area of public health or home care nursing is preferred

Job Duties

  • Travel throughout Appleton and the surrounding areas.
  • Completes an initial assessment of patient and family to determine home care needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).
  • Regularly re-evaluates patient nursing needs.
  • Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change.
  • Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.
  • Develops a care plan, which establishes goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative nursing actions. Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician.
  • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan of care.
  • Identifies discharge planning needs as part of the care plan development and implements prior to discharge of the patient.
  • Acts as Case Manager when assigned by Clinical Supervisor and assumes responsibility to coordinate patient care for assigned caseload.
  • Prepares clinical notes and updates the primary physician when necessary and at least every sixty days.
  • Communicates with the physician regarding the patient’s needs and reports any changes in the patient’s condition; obtains/receives physician’s orders as required.
  • Communicates with community health related persons to coordinate the care plan.
  • Participates in on-call duties as defined by the on-call policy.
  • Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are available.
  • Instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care provided every two (2) weeks.