Home Health Care Nurse Resume

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Career Objective:

Highly-professional and talented Home Health Care Nurse with more than 5 years of experience in delivering effective nursing care services and prescribed treatment to patients in their homes as well as providing emotional support and education on leading and maintaining healthy lifestyle. Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, basic clinical skills, bedside manner, strong observation and problem-solving skills, time-management and documentation skills.

Summary of Skills:

  • Basic medical expertise and clinical skills as well as knowledge of nursing care process to deliver comprehensive nursing care services, including palliative care in the home settings for critically ill or disabled patients

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to provide emotional support to patients, and their families

  • Active listening and strong analytical skills along with the ability to respond to patients’ emotional and physical needs

  • Ability to observe and evaluate patients’ health conditions and related changes as well as possess excellent problem-solving skills

  • Excellent documentation skills as well as ability to maintain confidentiality of patient records

  • Ability to maintain professional relationship with home care team members, patients, and other healthcare professionals

  • Ability to follow prescribed medication and treatment by physicians as well as established nursing guidelines and safety and infection control standards

  • Good time management and organizational skills along with the ability to make correct clinical decisions and provide high-quality patient care during critical conditions

  • Physically strong to perform tasks like carrying, lifting or bending as well as the ability to work efficiently in rapidly changing environments

Work Experience:

Home Health Care Nurse

Madsen Healthcare Services, New Orleans, LA

April 2017 – Present

  • Providing skilled nursing care along with the prescribed treatments in assigned patients’ homes

  • Developing care plans under the guidance of physicians and making necessary changes by assessing patients’ home care needs

  • Coordinating patients’ care as well as delegating duties appropriately and following up to ensure tasks are completed

  • Administering medication as prescribed by physicians as well as assessing patients’ response to treatment, and informing physician of changes in their conditions

  • Providing emotional support to patients and their families as well as counseling them in meeting nursing-related needs

  • Promoting overall compliance with state and federal home care guidelines among team members

  • Dressing or redressing wounds regularly after medical procedures, and assessing healing progress as well

Home Health Care Nurse

CHI Health Group, New Orleans, LA

August 2015 – March 2017

  • Served as an integral part of the interdisciplinary team as well as provided patients with optimum quality care at their homes

  • Assisted disabled or terminally ill patients with daily care activities like grooming, bathing, feeding and toileting

  • Developed and implemented effective home health care plans that met each patients’ specific needs and were in compliance with established agency policies and procedures

  • Monitored and reported symptoms or changes in health conditions to physicians as well as regularly recorded all medical information of patients

  • Performed evaluation tasks, including medical review and vital signs

  • Modified patients’ treatment plans in conjunction with physicians’ input as indicated by patients’ responses and conditions


Home Health Care Nurse

Blue Cross Healthcare Groups, New Orleans, LA

December 2013 – July 2015

  • Planned, coordinated, provided and documented effective nursing care services for assigned patients in their homes as well as assisted them with personal care activities like bathing, dressing, grooming and feeding as needed

  • Administered medication, and took and recorded vitals

  • Observed symptoms and changes in patients’ health conditions as well as documented these observations along with related medical findings

  • Acted as a home health educator for patients and their families and provided them necessary emotional support

  • Assessed home situations to determine patients were in the best possible environment as well as ensured their safety at all times

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing


    University of Holy Cross, New Orleans, LA

    2012

Reference:

On request.