Under the general supervision of the Home Health Director or designee, the Home Health Staff Nurse is
responsible for nursing care to patients in their homes, will observe and evaluate changes in patient’s condition
and notifies physicians as indicated. Maintains accurate records of nursing care. Will provide supervision of
Home Health C.N.A./Aide and other staff as assigned in the home. The Home Health Staff Nurse is responsible
for the comprehensive service of assessing, promoting and maintaining the health clients; individuals, families,
and / or groups. Services must be coordinated with the medical care plan and delivered under the medical plan.
Performs other related duties as required.
Current unrestricted WV license to practice as a registered nurse.
One years of professional nursing experience required.
Current driver’s license, reliable transportation, and valid automobile insurance.
Physical Demands / Work Environment:
Must be able to travel to and access patient homes where conditions may be adverse due to weather,
environment or patients’ lifestyles. Must be able to continuously stand and walk, frequently squat, climb stairs,
bend to the floor, reach over the shoulder, kneel, twist, sit, lift/transfer patients, and remain in uncomfortable
positions for prolonged periods of time. Must have visual acuity sufficient to continuously note changes in
patient condition (breathing, color, skin integrity) and to read a thermometer, sphygmomanometer dial, and
other instruments. Must have hearing acuity sufficient to auscultate BP, hear verbal instructions and
communication from clients, respond to emergency alarms, and answer the telephone. Must be able to
concentrate on moderate details with frequent interruptions, attend to specific functions for 10-25 minutes,
remember multiple tasks and assignments over an 8-12 hour period, and understand and relate specific ideas
and concepts. Must be able to deal effectively with stress, patients and their families, multiple tasks, noise,
interruptions, and emotional loss, and to work cooperatively with other members of the interdisciplinary team
while maintaining a pleasant and professional demeanor.
For questions, please contact Shellie Powell at (304) 768-8523
If you are interested in applying for this Career Opportunity, please stop by Human Resources and pick up a
career Opportunity Application. The application needs to be returned to Human Resources by the end of the
** This position is open to receive both internal (current employees) and external applications**