Atlantic Health System

Registered Nurse, Atlantic Home Care & Hospice

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Morristown
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Days
Category
Nursing
Department
03775200- ATLANTIC HOME CARE & HOSPICE
Facility
Home Care/Hospice

Overview

Atlantic Homecare and Hospice, part of Atlantic Health System is seeking full-time Registered Nurses to join their team this will be for the day shift.

 

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you’ll find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.
 

Responsibilities

 

 

We are looking to hire a Home care Nurse effective immediately. We work with adult and geriatric patients of all backgrounds who require daily care in thier homes. Most of our patients are elderly and / or terminally ill, so we hire the most compassionate and thoughtful talent in the field. You will be responsible for managing a heavy caseload so time management skills are essential. However, it is important to provide each patient with the time and attention necessary to meet his or her needs. If you enjoy working one - on - one with patients outside of a clinical setting, submit your resume.

 

 

  • Perform evaluation tasks, including vital signs and medication review.
  • Administer medication as prescribed by the patient's physician
  • Dress or undress open wounds and assess progress of healing
  • Educate patients and families on proper home health care strategies and procedures
  • Coordinate with Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Physicians and anyone else involved in the patient's care plan
  • Provide palliative care as needed to keep patients comfortable.
  • Make recommendations for devices or tools that might improve the patient's quality of life.
  • Listen to the patient and respond to concerns or requests.

Qualifications

 

 

  • BSN preferred
  • State registered nurse license required.
  • 2+ years experience in home care or palliative care required.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills.
  • Compassionate and friendly demeanorAbility to travel to multiple patients per day.

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.

 

 

 

 

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.  

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