Full-Time Contract, Home Health Registered Nurse (RN)-Metairie, LA

Metairie, LA
Sunbelt Nursing - RN - Home Health Contract 05/15 Apply

Sunbelt Staffing, a nationwide healthcare staffing agency, is seeking a compassionate and experienced Home Health Registered Nurse (RN) for a 13-week contract position in Metairie, LA. The successful candidate will join our client, a leading nationwide home health agency, and provide quality patient care in a home-based setting.

Contract Details:

  • Location: Metairie, LA
  • Company: Sunbelt Staffing
  • Contract Length: 13 Weeks (with possible extension upon successful start and completion)
  • Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, with occasional weekends and on-call duty (typically one weekend per month on-call)
  • Compensation: Negotiable, based on experience and territory budget
  • Mileage Reimbursement: 0.48c per mile from patient home to home
  • Blended Pay Packages: Available for travelers
  • Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401k match after 90 days

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct thorough patient assessments using OASIS, documenting all findings with accuracy and ensuring compliance with agency standards.
  • Develop and implement individualized care plans, working closely with physicians, physical therapists, and other healthcare professionals.
  • Administer medications, monitor vital signs, and provide skilled nursing care, including wound care and other treatments.
  • Educate patients and their families on care plans, medication management, and healthy practices to promote wellness and patient independence.
  • Maintain accurate patient records in Homecare Homebase (HCHB), ensuring timely and compliant documentation.
  • Travel to patient homes within the Baton Rouge, LA area, using reliable transportation.
  • Participate in team meetings and case conferences to ensure coordinated and effective patient care.

Requirements

  • Active Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state of Louisiana.
  • Minimum of 1 year of home health experience.
  • Proficiency in OASIS and Homecare Homebase (HCHB).
  • Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Reliable transportation with valid driver's license.
  • Ability to meet Joint Commission onboarding standards upon offer.

Metairie, Louisiana, is a vibrant suburb located in the heart of the Greater New Orleans area. Boasting a unique blend of Southern hospitality, cultural diversity, and rich history, Metairie offers residents and visitors a dynamic living experience. The city is known for its lively atmosphere, with bustling commercial districts, delicious local cuisine, and vibrant arts and music scenes. From exploring the beautiful parks and scenic waterways to enjoying the excitement of Mardi Gras festivities, there's always something to see and do in Metairie.

Important Note Due to this being a contract opportunity with limited training and orientation time, only candidates with prior home health experience and proficiency in OASIS and Homecare Homebase will be considered. We appreciate your understanding.

If you meet the requirements and are excited about this contract opportunity, we'd love to hear from you! Please submit your resume or reach out directly to [email protected]

Lindsay Schuman
Senior National Healthcare Consultant
[email protected]
813-343-2217

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