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Registered Nurse/RN, Home Health, Full Time

Job Title
Registered Nurse/RN, Home Health, Full Time
Job ID
27077418
Location
Lexington,  KY
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Description

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We're hiring for a Registered Nurse (RN) for our Home Health team servicing in the greater Lexington area. 

As a Registered Nurse in the Home Health division at Baptist Health, you are part of something great. Registered Nurses (RN) work in providing patients with care in their homes. As a Home Health Registered Nurse (RN), you can develop relationships with your patients and see them as they progress. 

Home Health Registered Nurses have very rewarding careers.  This position allows our Registered Nurses to work in patient's homes across the Louisville area.  This position allows you flexibility in your scheduling. We currently have full-time positions available. 

The skilled nurse evaluates the patient's comprehensive health care needs in the home environment and implements an appropriate plan according to those needs utilizing physician, community resources and the patient's support system. The skilled nurse utilizes critical thinking skills related to the home care of the patient and coordinates the physician ordered plan of care. The skilled nurse provides skilled nursing procedures and assessments and instructs patients and families in the care of the patient.

Registered Nurse Home Health 

  • One year of experience as a registered nurse in a healthcare setting. Home care experience preferred.

  • Current Kentucky license as a registered nurse. Additional state licensure may be required depending on the counties served.

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, preferred

  • Current Kentucky driver’s license

  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support 

If you are a licensed Registered Nurse who is interested in a career in home health and have experience in home health or an acute care setting, this could be a great job for you. At Baptist Health our vision is guided by integrity, respect, excellence, collaboration, and joy.  

Home Care:

Baptist Health Home Care's experienced nurses, therapists and other health professionals provide the expert, compassionate home care that makes a difference to people who are recovering at home or have a chronic medical condition.  As a Medicare- and Medicaid-certified in-home healthcare agency that is also accredited by the Joint Commission, we provide the highest level of care including skilled nursing, and occupational and physical therapy. 

Baptist Home Health Care skilled services are provided by licensed professionals and prescribed by a physician. Skilled homecare services are an affordable alternative to facility or hospital care and can include:

  • Home infusion (fluid and medication IV management) and chemotherapy 
  • Diabetes education and self-management support
  • Specialized care for those with heart disease or heart failure or for those recovering from cardiac surgery 
  • Private duty nursing services 
  • Hospice care
  • Specialized care including mental health and pediatric care
  • Physical and speech therapy and rehabilitation

This position is a 24 hour per week opportunity. If you are interested in becoming a Baptist Health Home Health Registered Nurse, apply today.  You can also email us at kara.gist@BHSI.COM. 

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