A Home Health Care Nurse works with patients in their homes. These nurses mainly work with the elderly, but sometimes work with younger children who have developmental or mobility issues. A Home Health Care Nurse is great for people that would rather work outside of a hospital.
Things You'll Do:
- Work with patients on a long term basis
- Help patients regain physical independence
- Manage patients’ medication
Your job characteristics:
Get YourNursing Diploma, Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Pass YourNational Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN)
You can start working as a Home Health Care Registered Nurse
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Pass YourHome Health Care Nurse certification exam through the American Nurses Credentialing Center
Become aCertified Home Health Care Nurse
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- Patients’ homes
- Nursing homes
How Much You
an average salary of$39K - $55Kfind salary by state
What Else You
- You’ll help educate family members on how to care for your patient when you aren’t around.