To provide nursing care in accordance with the patient’s plan of care to include comprehensive health and psychosocial evaluation, monitoring of the patient’s condition, health promotion and prevention coordination of services, teaching and training activities and direct nursing care.
- Must have a driver’s license and be willing and able to drive to patient’s residences.
- The ability to access patients’ homes which may not be routinely wheelchair accessible is required. Hearing, eyesight and physical dexterity must be sufficient to perform a physical assessment of the patient’s condition and to perform and demonstrate patient care.
- Physical activities will include walking, sitting, stooping and standing and minimal to maximum lifting of patients and the turning of patients.
- The ability to communicate both verbally and in writing is required as frequent communication by telephone and in writing is involved.
- Must be a graduate from an accredited School of Nursing
- Must be licensed in Alaska as a Registered Nurse
- One or more years of experience in community/home health agency or in a hospital settling is preferred
- Must have knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid guidelines
- Must have a working knowledge of home health care and the principles and techniques of professional nursing and required documentation that pertains to it
- Should be skillful in organization and in the principles of time management and have knowledge of management processes
- Must be able to contribute to the quality of care being rendered through constructive communication with nursing managers and staff
- Must have a fingerprint criminal background check
- Must have a current CPR certification
Driver License, Car Insurance, TB Skin Test Clearance