Arooj Home Health Care Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Apr 20, 2017Full time
Nurse will assess the needs of the patients: Take complete case history from relatives, also read all patients health records available. If recent discharge from a hospital, instructions on the discharge card/summary to be followed. Nursing care plan will be prepared based on needs of patient along with involvement of Head of Nursing at Arooj. Nurse will then share this care plan with the family. Clinical documentation will be maintained on shift basis: Vitals Monitoring Chart Intake Output Medication Chart Shift handover to the new nurse in detail explaining the events of the previous shift. Nurse will give direct patient care: Bed making, changing of bed sheets, mouth care, back care, bed bath, hair wash, changing of position, fulfil all basic needs (hygienic need, nutritional need etc.) of the patients. Nurse will provide comfort to the patient and maintain safety of the patient. Nurse will monitor the condition and take care of patient. Nurse will also assist the patient with reading, writing or take the patient out for a stroll. For terminally ill patients, the nurse at home will carry all palliative treatment as instructed by the family doc/consultant which may include but is not limited to – pain management with medication. Maintaining a Safe home environment: Arranging patients room and consumables used in patient care. Safe use of equipment’s (bed and machines) and get daily cleaning of equipment’s done from a family appointed person/attendant. Ensuring neat and clean patient surroundings. Taking care of the patient care equipment’s and machines. Collecting Biomedical waste separately in garbage bags and infectious waste to be discard separately. Ensuring sharps to be discarded carefully. Patient Safety: Preventing the following: Patient’s falls pressure ulcers (bed sores) aspiration pneumonia catheter related infections wound care maintaining daily communication with patient and relatives and if needed with treating physician about the condition of patient.