Registered Nurse - Madison, WI

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Madison, WI

This position is perfect for any registered nurse who wants autonomy in their work, great work-life balance (you help manage your schedule) and more one to one patient care. 

As a Home Health Registered Nurse on our team you’ll play a vital role in the lives of our patients. You’ll primarily work with patients in various assisted living facilities and be working in collaboration with other specialties on the patient’s multidisciplinary team. Together you’ll help work to the patients back to their optimal health. In this role you’ll need to have a strong work ethic, great observational skills and a passion for providing compassionate care. In addition to a job that allows you to make a big difference in the lives of your patients, you’ll be a part of supportive team and enjoy great benefits.

About the location: Take the next step of your nursing career in Wisconsin’s capital, Madison, WI! Start making a bucket list now of all the top rated restaurants to try on State Street. In the summer, you can enjoy the farmer’s market wrapped around the Capital Building or spend a day on the beaches surrounding Lake Mendota. In the winter, take up ice skating or go to a Badger basketball game. There’s so much to explore when continuing your nursing career as a Home Health RN in Madison, WI.

Certification Requirements

  • Graduate of National League for Nursing accredited school of nursing.
  • Have a current licensure to practice professional nursing in Wisconsin.
  • Maintains a current CPR certification.
  • Be a licensed driver with a vehicle that is insured in accordance with state and in good condition.

Job Duties

  • Completes an initial assessment of patient and family to determine home care needs.
  • Regularly re-evaluates their patient's 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.
  • Provides counsel to the patients and their family to meet nursing 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.
  • Participates in on-call duties as defined by the on-call policy.