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ET/Wound Care Registered Nurse

Amedisys | Dover NH 03822 USA | Full Time | Posted: 06/18/2021

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Caregiving is our Calling

At Amedisys whether we're caring for patients directly or supporting those who do, each of us is a caregiver at heart. Every team member contributes to our mission of providing exceptional, clinically distinct care in the home to thousands of patients and families every day.

In home health, you'll be a true advocate engaging patients throughout their coordinated health care journey all while maintaining autonomy and independence to support their needs.

If you're looking for a home with a Nationwide Company where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.
What You Will Do

As an Enterostomal Therapy nurse in home health, you have a unique opportunity to provide one on one, skilled nursing care and treatment to patients with ostomies, draining wounds, fistulas, pressure sores, and incontinence in their home. Your primary work will include collaboration with health professionals including physicians to create a home care plan supporting an individual, other clinical professionals, and their caregivers managing and improving the patient's condition at home.

  • Makes the enterostomal therapy evaluation visit, joint visits with the skilled nurse, and re-evaluates the patient's nursing needs during each following visit; initiates, develops, implements, and makes necessary revisions to the patient's Plan of Care in response to identified patient care issues.
  • Assist physicians in caring for patients with stomas, draining wounds, fistulas, pressure sores, and incontinence, including stoma sitting, teaching, intermittent self-catheterization, and consultation.
  • Provides services requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill that will include evaluation, selection, and recommendation of supplies and equipment for patients with ostomies, draining wounds, fistulas, pressure sores, incontinence, and any other wound type injury in accordance with the Plan of Care signed by the physician.
  • Coordinates the total Plan of Care and maintains continuity of patient care by liaising with other appropriate staff.
  • Actively participates in Team/Case Conferences and initiates Team/Case Conferences for complex and/or multi-disciplinary patients whenever needed.
  • Supervises and teaches the home health aide and LPN/LVN. Communicates changes in the Plan of Care to the appropriate staff.




Qualifications
Required

  • Current and unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse specific to that state the employee is assigned to work by the Company. Board certified with the Wound, Continence, Ostomy Nurses Society or board eligible with one (1) year to complete boards.
  • Bachelors of Science degree or higher in Nursing
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience as a registered nurse in a clinical care setting
  • Current CPR certification
  • Current driver's license, agency-required automobile liability insurance, and availability of personal, dependable transportation to conduct home visits.

Preferred

  • More than one (1) year of home health experience
  • Experience as a registered nurse with the adult population in a medical – surgical environment

Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Benefits and More

Amedisys cares for our team members with the same commitment we have to our patients. This is reflected in the benefits we provide and the opportunities we make available to our team. Benefits for eligible employees include:

  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance Benefits (medical, dental, vision)
  • Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, and Flexible Spending Account options
  • Life, Disability, and Other Voluntary Benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Matching Contributions
  • Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Continuing Education
  • Fleet car for eligible employees

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Location Dover, NH, 03822, United States
Categories Medical/Health

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