Home Health Nurse Resume Samples

A Home Health Nurse will render nursing services for patients who are homebound and for those who are physically unfit to travel to the physician’s office. The duties may range from taking vital signs to recuperating patients from major surgeries. The day-to-day duties listed on the Home Health Nurse Resume lists the following – changing dressings on wounds, observing patients health status, performing head-to-toe physical assessments, drawing labs, assisting with activities of daily livings such as grooming and bathing; and assisting with mobility.

Some common skill sets seen on successful resumes depict the following – nursing skills, knowledge of CPR and first aid, willingness to provide personal care service, the ability to travel to patients home, and physical stamina. Candidates seeking this job position should complete an RN, LVN, or Nursing Assistant certificate.

Home Health Nurse Resume example

Home Health Nurse Resume

Objective : Registered Nursery Highly skilled career professional with more than 10 years practical experience in hospital and primary care environments. Established in Mental Health, Corrections / Forensics, Pediatrics and Med/Surg home health, support including assessment, counseling, education regarding medications and treatment, lab work, documentation with care plan for diagnosis, and administration of treatment procedures.

Skills : Vital signs, Electronic Medical Record, Basic and Advanced Life Support, Physical Assessment, Medication Administration, Bilingual in English and Spanish, Cross-Cultural Communication & Sensitivity, Patient and Family Education.

Description :

    1. Provided care to home-based long- and short-term patients.
    2. Extensive wound care and Diabetes management/patient education including ongoing oversight of care for Type I Diabetes in a mentally retarded adult client.
    3. Provided ongoing client and family education regarding disease processes, interventions, and lifestyle changes.
    4. Extensive documentation of client status and progress.
    5. Assess home situations of clients and recommended care delivery and parameters to best meet the identified needs.
    6. Stabilized the glucose control and greatly reduced hypo/hyperglycemic episodes in my mentally retarded client.
    7. Facilitated steady healing of severe decubitus ulcers in a bed-ridden patient.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate In Nursing


Home Health Nurse - LPN Resume

Objective : Compile patient health information Take vital signs Administer medication and monitor frequency and amounts Provide personal hygiene assistance to patients Take blood pressure and conduct other basic care treatments Supervise nursing assistants and aides Set up, clean and use catheters, oxygen suppliers and other equipment Provide care and feeding to infants.

Skills : BLS And ACLS Certified.

Description :

    1. Serve as case manager for 26 patients receiving services from Defuniak Springs FL to Milton FL.
    2. Visited patient's homes and all assisted living communities and performed full head-to-toe assessments done each visit, including in depth COPD and CHF assessments.
    3. Medication teaching and reconciliation Experienced in admission and discharge of patients to home health services.
    4. Provided detailed teaching specific to disease/injury, admission, discharge, and regulatory paperwork(ie: DNR & living will) Provided teaching on new limitations caused by illness or injury Educated patients with diabetes mellitus, CHF, COPD, new ostomies, catheter care, and other comorbidities.
    5. Evaluated new and chronic injuries and illnesses in an efficient and professional manner Provided wound care for minor and major wounds both trauma related and surgical including assessment and wound care recommendations Obtained, assessed and monitored vital signs, intake and output of fluids, and documented findings in a timely manner.
    6. Collected lab samples in the home through veni-puncture and finger stick; and transported specimens correctly and timely to the lab.
    7. Supervised Home Health aides, LPNs, and the PT /OT staff providing care to my patients.
    8. Assess the needs of the patients and write the appropriate care plans and revise plans as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BSN In Nursing


Home Health Nurse/Case Manager Resume

Headline : To obtain a position in your organization while utilizing my past experience and training for opportunity and professional growth.

Skills : Venipuncture, Microsoft word, excel, PowerPoint., leadership, team player, supervisor, teacher.

Description :

    1. Assess pediatric patients; administer medications, trach suctioning, cleaning, and dressing changes.
    2. Initiated and documented daily cleaning of the patient ventilator, monitoring of ventilator settings, and trach changes.
    3. Wound cleaning, tube feeding, bathing, and charting patient daily procedures.
    4. Provide airway management with ventilator management.
    5. Provide nursing services for the pediatric population who are home bound and physically unable to visit a physician's office or other treatment facility.
    6. This includes elderly adults with long-term illness or disability, and also persons who are recuperating from major surgery.
    7. Taking vital signs (blood pressure, pulse and temperature) while assessing health progress and needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters Of Science In Nursing

Home Health Nurse/Case Manager Resume

Objective : Looking forward to finding a position with the mission that focuses on safety and security; comfortable, supportive surroundings to aide in patients well-being; and a little help when needed.

Skills : Medical Terminology., Graphic Design, Inventory Management, Legal Research, Excellent Customer Service, Computer Skills, Office Management, Scheduling.

Description :

    1. Responsibility of providing direct nursing care of assigned patient in their home.
    2. This includes but is not limited to administrating medications and treatments, assessing patients vitals signs, skin condition, and needs.
    3. Record significant changes in conditions and notify physicians.
    4. Respond to life saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures and protocols.
    5. Maintaining awareness of comfort and safety needs of patients.
    6. Participates quality improvement activities.
    7. Educating and preparing patient and family of treatments and procedures.
    8. Assembly and usage of various types of medical equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Nursing

Registered Home Health Nurse Resume

Objective : Registered Nurse with professional experience in acute and skilled healthcare settings. Committed to the nursing profession and to providing quality patient care. I find that my strengths are in educating patients, communicating their care plan in practical terms, and incorporating family involvement. My goal is to work as a team with my patients, physicians, colleagues, and patient families to insure continuity of safe and effective care.

Skills : Gets along well patients and teamates.

Description :

    1. Administering home care to patients who cannot go to the hospital.
    2. Assist the patients in day to day activities like bathing, dressing and general grooming.
    3. Assisting in movement of the patient using wheelchairs.
    4. Monitoring the vital signals of the patient and reporting abnormal findings to physician for further orders.
    5. Recognize symptoms of ill health and provide appropriate medical care.
    6. Documenting the progress of the patient and presenting to the doctor.
    7. Ensure that the patient is administered medications at the right time and educate on medications.
    8. Administer emergency care until the doctor or the ambulance arrives.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates In Work

LPN Home Health Nurse Resume

Summary : To obtain a position as an effective Nurse that will allow me to utilize my knowledge and skills I have gained through my education and work experiences. I want to work in an environment that will allow me to grow my profession as a competent and proficient Nurse providing compassionate care to patients.

Skills : bilingual english/spanish familiarity in assessing.

Description :

    1. Coordinated and supervised members' performance in administering care, which included physical therapist, occupational therapist, Social Services staff, and CNAs in compliance with established care plan.
    2. Assisted in drafting care plans and providing patient care, which included assessments, wound care, and IV therapy.
    3. Assisted patients and their families by directing them to appropriate social services.
    4. Successfully established critical pathway for several common chronic conditions to include congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive disease.
    5. Played a vital role in integrating a holistic care for patient and entire family and support systems.
    6. Ensured and observed conformity with experimental OASIA Program's method in collecting information used in determining care levels of home health clients as well as in drafting reports submitted to the State Department of Health.
    7. Functioned as the department's infusion therapist.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science In Nursing

Pediatric Home Health Nurse Resume

Headline : Mid-management level position in the nursing arena that will continue to enrich my Obtain nursing assessment skills as well as capture the experience I have obtained in management that will promote compassion coupled with work ethic for a growing organization.

Skills : Nursing.

Description :

    1. Provide quality care to Home Bound Patients and Case Management of assigned patients according to agency protocol.
    2. Maintain care and make referrals as need to other agencies.
    3. Coordinate closely with patients and their physicians that care needed is provided.
    4. Establish care plans, ICD-9 coding of diseases for admission to Home Health Services, discharge planning and establishing discharge needs and summaries as needed.
    5. Perform general assessments, for all wound types including wound vacs, profore wraps and unna- boots; wound care, IV and TPN administration and management of central and peripheral accesses.
    6. Draw labs, monitor medication understand and management as well as compliance and provide quality disease specific teaching to all patients and their families.
    7. Provide on call services as Primary Charge and Charge Nurse weekly and weekends.
    8. Provide supervision of Home Health Aide services.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Associates In Nursing

Home Health Nurse/Registered Nurse Resume

Summary : I am a Enthusiastic LPN with excellent people skills and attention to detail. I have a dedicated work ethic and understand the meaning of customer care. I have over 10 years of experience in a clinical nursing setting working as an LPN in the office and in the field, on off-site locations doing wellness screenings.

Skills : Ability To Multi-task, Goal Oriented, Organized, Ability To Prioritize Multitude Of Tasks.

Description :

    1. Provide high tech pediatric infusion home care for patients with wide range of diseases both acute and chronic.
    2. Instruct families in the maintenance of PICC/central lines, administration of medications, care of ambulatory infusion pumps, home care equipment, child's disease process and general child care.
    3. Proficient in venous port access, peripheral venous access, PICC/central line care, chemotherapy administration, blood transfusion, and home mix of specialty pharmaceutical products.
    4. Manage care of stem cell transplant and solid organ transplant patients, and provide palliative care to pediatric patients.
    5. Staff nurse liaison on home care/ infusion pharmacy quality improvement committee.
    6. Participate on quality improvement projects within the home care agency, with emphasis on documentation, customer satisfaction, and employee satisfaction.
    7. Perform managerial duties as clinical coordinator and triage nurse.
    8. Act as preceptor for new home care nurses.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelors Of Science In Nursing

Home Health Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse Resume

Summary : Effective verbal and written communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills Proven organizational skills Personal traits: Professional, reliable, adaptable, compassionate, family oriented, culturally sensitive, self-motivated, team player, and committed to providing safe, comprehensive care.

Skills : IV Therapy, Assessment, Medication Administration, trauma skills, stroke managment, charge nurse.

Description :

    1. Provide high quality care in the home setting.
    2. Collaborate and coordinate with multidisciplinary teams to coordinate care and promote patient health and safety.
    3. Initiate plans of care and necessary revisions related to patient status.
    4. Safe medication administration and carefully monitoring for adverse effects and side effects.
    5. Provide health promotion, counseling, and education to patient and family.
    6. Engage patients in therapeutic conversation.
    7. Provide culturally appropriate, family oriented patient care.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science In Nursing

Relief Care Home Health Nurse Resume

Headline : To obtain a challenging position that allows me to utilize my current skills to assist in advancing a business that offers a stable employment opportunity. I am eager to learn new skills and business and technological advancements. CAREER PROFILE: Proven record of reliability and responsibility. Remain calm and professional throughout critical incidences. Strong analytical skills, capable of assessing conditions and implementing appropriate intervention.

Skills : Basic Nursing Skills, Supervisor And Leadership, Emergency Medicine, Rural Medicine, Diverse Work Enviroments.

Description :

    1. Monitored patients from pediatric to geriatric.
    2. monitored and maintained patients with g-buttons, g-tubes, ventilators, ostomies.
    3. Accurately documented patient information for HIPPA, Medicare, Medicaid.
    4. Preformed physical therapy, speech therapy, and other at home therapies in accordance with patient care plans.
    5. Developed and maintained patient care plans with other healthcare professionals.
    6. Maintained good communication between patient and home health company.
    7. Helped improved the daily lives of over 12 patients and families.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
LVN Certification In Nursing

Sr. Home Health Nurse Resume

Summary : Licensed Vocational Nurse Highly skilled career professional with more than 24 years practical experience in hospital, home health, primary care environments, minor emergency, wound care, rheumatology, and research. Established in patient support including assessment, counseling, education regarding medications and treatment, lab work, documentation with care plan for diagnosis, and administration of treatment procedures.

Skills : Customer Service, Office Administration, Medication Administration, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Assessed patient needs to implement appropriate interventions and treatments.
    2. Completed physical, psychological, emotional and environmental reviews of patients.
    3. Developed a plan of action, followed-up, and made revisions based on patient assessment.
    4. Case managed and maintained all documentation in accordance to federal statues and company procedures.
    5. Serve as a nurse educator and advocate for patient and family on specific disease condition and prescribed medications.
    6. Coordinated community care services/programs and conducted ongoing face-to-face outreach.
    7. Supported the organization and team unit to accomplish goals in a professional, timely, and cost-efficient manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.S. In Nursing

Home Health Nurse(LVN) Resume

Objective : Exceptional listening and communication skills Efficient and detail oriented simultaneously Ability to work well with others and independently Experience in fast paced environment Ability to multi-task and adapt quickly Effective upselling and persuasive skills Strong work ethic; dependable and reliable penchant to pick up new skills on the job Exceptional problem solving skills 3+ years experienced freelance photographer working with direct clients, handling all aspect of owning and running my own business.

Skills : Photoshop, Photography, PRO DSLR User, Word, Excel, Outsourcing, Email Marketing, Customer Relations, Management, Team Building, Team Leader, Internet Research, Sales, Salesforce, Receptionist, Administrative Assistant, Administrative Support, Office Management, Technical Support.

Description :

    1. Tasks Administer prescribed oral medications under written direction of physician or as directed by home care nurse and aide.
    2. Check patients' pulse, temperature and respiration.
    3. Direct patients in simple prescribed exercises and in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
    4. Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, and problems in order to report and discuss observations with a supervisor or case manager.
    5. Massage patients and apply preparations and treatments, such as liniment, alcohol rubs, and heat-lamp stimulation.
    6. Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs or automobiles, and with dressing and grooming.
    7. Accompany clients to doctors' offices and on other trips outside the home, providing transportation, assistance and companionship.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Liberal Arts

Home Health Nurse II Resume

Objective : Dedicated and compassionate nurse with hospital and clinical training. Highly dependable with excellent communication and interpersonal skills committed to providing exceptional patient care as a Registered Nurse.

Skills : Naviation of Care Manager System, Acute, Skilled, Rehab, Alzheimer's and Dementia patient care.

Description :

    1. Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
    2. Administer medications to patients and monitor patients for reactions or side effects.
    3. Record patients' medical information and vital signs.
    4. Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
    5. Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.
    6. Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
    7. Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science In Nursing

Home Health Nurse I Resume

Objective : Seeking a rewarding and challenging position in nursing or hospital/health care administration where I can utilize my experience to provide the highest quality of care in a cost-effective manner.

Skills : Management, Regulatory Compliance.

Description :

    1. Assigned to monitor all care provided to 31 residents within two ALFs combined.
    2. In conjunction with and under the supervision of physicians, evaluates and provides feedback to treating physicians regarding residents care.
    3. Responsible for the proactive management of acutely and chronically ill patients with the objective of improving quality outcomes and decreasing costs.
    4. Coordinated an interdisciplinary approach to support continuity of care.
    5. Identified covered services, including utilization management, transfer coordination, discharge planning, and issuance of all appropriate authorizations for covered services as needed for outside services for patients/families.
    6. Case management; consulted with physicians, health care providers, and outside agencies regarding care/treatment or hospitalization.
    7. Identified and recommended opportunities for cost savings and improving the quality of care across the continuum.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Nursing

Home health Nurse Resume

Objective : Enthusiastic LPN with excellent people skills and dedicated work ethic. Demonstrated medical procedure competency. experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for wide variety of patients with diverse needs. Experienced LPN licensed in Idaho High-performing Manager with 24 years of healthcare experience in hospital and medical office environments. Professionally trained LPN with strong clinical and people skills.

Skills : Computer.

Description :

    1. Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
    2. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
    3. Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.
    4. Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.
    5. Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
    6. Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
    7. Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge.
    8. Provided on-call care at all times of day and night.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Associate Of Science In Nursing