Home Care Nurse

  • Arooj Home Health Care
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Apr 20, 2017
Full time Nurses, Nursing Oncology Jobs Nurses Nursing Related INDIAN

Job Description

  • 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:
  1. Vitals Monitoring Chart
  2. Intake Output
  3. 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.