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NURSE, HOME HEALTH NURSE, IN-DEPTH: I Love Playing Detective

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Jeanne, a registered nurse case manager, describes the challenges of her job, what she likes most, her key decisions, how to get into the industry, and work-life balance. She loves her job because she gets to figure out what the problem is for her patients and then find a solution for them. She tells us that there are many jobs in the home health field, but getting your foot in can be a bit difficult. You do need to have several years of experience in the hospital, but once you are able to get one or two years in the home health field, a wealth of opportunities will be open to you.

Degree: Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing - Health Education
Job Title: Registered Nurse Case Manager

Job Summary: Registered Nurses

Job Description

Registered nurses (RNs) provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members.

On-the-Job Training

Minimal. Most training comes from coursework, which usually includes work in a clinical setting.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$45,000 - $95,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
20 to 30 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Long hours, Irregular
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Hospital / Clinic, Military
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Detail oriented, Patience, Problem solving skills, Verbal communication skills, Empathy, Organizational skills

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m='12940'>is,</span> <span m='13600'>and</span> <span m='13975'>finding</span> <span m='14350'>a</span> <span m='14840'>solution.</span> <span m='16500'>I</span> <span m='16740'>go</span> <span m='16980'>into</span> <span m='17260'>all</span> <span m='17480'>different</span> <span m='17800'>areas.</span> <span m='18460'>I</span> <span m='18840'>meet</span> <span m='19080'>people</span> <span m='20950'>who</span> <span m='21130'>are</span> <span m='21400'>very,</span> <span m='21830'>very</span> <span m='22000'>wealthy</span> <span m='22325'>and</span> <span m='22650'>people</span> <span m='22970'>who</span> <span m='23070'>are</span> <span m='23250'>very,</span> <span m='23660'>very</span> <span m='23830'>disadvantaged.</span> <span m='25260'>I</span> <span m='25380'>think</span> <span m='25660'>sometimes</span> <span m='26260'>the</span> <span m='26390'>biggest</span> <span m='26860'>challenge</span> <span m='27560'>is</span> <span m='28150'>dealing</span> <span m='29160'>with</span> <span m='29560'>family</span> <span m='30220'>members</span> <span m='30680'>who</span> <span m='30880'>may</span> <span m='31060'>not</span> <span m='31320'>understand</span> <span m='31580'>what</span> <span m='31855'>the</span> <span m='32130'>needs</span> <span m='32229'>of the</span> <span m='32500'>patient</span> <span m='32729'>are,</span> <span m='33169'>and trying to</span> <span m='33610'>bring</span> <span m='33890'>that</span> <span m='34060'>all</span> <span m='34160'>together.</span> <span m='35420'>If</span> <span m='35600'>it</span> <span m='35670'>works,</span> <span m='36070'>it's</span> <span m='36480'>beautiful.</span> </p><p><span m='37300'>I</span> <span m='38100'>guess</span> <span m='38530'>the</span> <span m='38650'>major</span> <span m='39200'>key</span> <span m='39490'>decision</span> <span m='40030'>was</span> <span m='40330'>knowing</span> <span m='40710'>that</span> <span m='40990'>I</span> <span m='41440'>did</span> <span m='41610'>not</span> <span m='41820'>want</span> <span m='42080'>to</span> <span m='42140'>be</span> <span m='44670'>in</span> <span m='44910'>hospital-based</span> <span m='45780'>nursing.</span> <span m='46035'>I</span> <span m='46290'>wanted</span> <span m='46530'>to be</span> <span m='46990'>in the</span> <span m='47450'>community.</span> <span m='47910'>And</span> <span m='48250'>so,</span> <span m='48750'>the</span> <span m='48850'>beauty</span> <span m='49230'>about</span> <span m='49480'>working</span> <span m='49825'>in the</span> <span m='50170'>community</span> <span m='50535'>is</span> <span m='50900'>that</span> <span m='51790'>you</span> <span m='52370'>have</span> <span m='52690'>one-on-on.</span> <span m='52880'>You're</span> <span m='53030'>an</span> <span m='53610'>independent</span> <span m='54260'>decision-maker,</span> <span m='55300'>a</span> <span m='55320'>lot</span> <span m='55610'>of</span> <span m='55860'>autonomy,</span> <span m='56990'>and</span> <span m='59310'>you</span> <span m='59660'>really</span> <span m='59970'>use</span> <span m='60140'>your</span> <span m='60250'>brain.</span> </p><p><span m='62790'>In</span> <span m='63750'>home</span> <span m='64160'>health</span> <span m='64440'>care,</span> <span m='65890'>there</span> <span m='66030'>are</span> <span m='66140'>a</span> <span m='66230'>lot</span> <span m='66510'>of</span> <span m='66590'>jobs.</span> <span m='66880'>There's</span> <span m='67030'>a</span> <span m='67170'>wealth</span> <span m='67620'>of</span> <span m='67720'>jobs</span> <span m='68100'>in</span> <span m='68180'>home</span> <span m='68390'>health</span> <span m='68710'>care,</span> <span m='68890'>but</span> <span m='69040'>you</span> <span m='69140'>do</span> <span m='69360'>need</span> <span m='71080'>a</span> <span m='71220'>good</span> <span m='71610'>solid</span> <span m='72040'>background</span> <span m='72790'>in</span> <span m='74110'>nursing.</span> <span m='74950'>And</span> <span m='75290'>so,</span> <span m='75530'>what</span> <span m='75710'>you</span> <span m='76250'>need</span> <span m='76565'>is</span> <span m='76880'>several</span> <span m='77330'>years</span> <span m='77750'>of</span> <span m='77840'>hospital-based</span> <span m='78660'>experience.</span> <span m='79230'>So,</span> <span m='80040'>if</span> <span m='80510'>you</span> <span m='80600'>decide</span> <span m='81030'>you</span> <span m='81120'>want</span> <span m='81450'>to</span> <span m='82280'>be</span> <span m='82450'>an</span> <span m='82620'>RN,</span> <span m='83650'>you</span> <span m='84100'>generally</span> <span m='84490'>have</span> <span m='84680'>to</span> <span m='84790'>have</span> <span m='84970'>a</span> <span m='85040'>bachelor's</span> <span m='85680'>degree</span> <span m='86330'>for</span> <span m='87880'>this</span> <span m='88090'>type</span> <span m='88320'>of</span> <span m='88550'>nursing.</span> <span m='89400'>You</span> <span m='89550'>need</span> <span m='89950'>to</span> <span m='90060'>work</span> <span m='90260'>in</span> <span m='90340'>the</span> <span m='90400'>hospital</span> <span m='90840'>for</span> <span m='91010'>several</span> <span m='91420'>years,</span> <span m='91950'>and</span> <span m='92060'>then</span> <span m='92360'>you can</span> <span m='92660'>transition</span> <span m='93510'>into</span> <span m='94160'>the</span> <span m='94240'>field.</span> </p><p><span m='95080'>Initially,</span> <span m='95720'>it's</span> <span m='95940'>kind</span> <span m='96330'>of</span> <span m='96560'>hard</span> <span m='97410'>to</span> <span m='97500'>get</span> <span m='97650'>into</span> <span m='97880'>the</span> <span m='97980'>field.</span> <span m='98350'>But</span> <span m='98520'>once</span> <span m='99013'>you get</span> <span m='99506'>one to</span> <span m='100000'>two</span> <span m='100180'>years</span> <span m='100580'>experience</span> <span m='101130'>in</span> <span m='101230'>home</span> <span m='101450'>health,</span> <span m='101660'>there</span> <span m='103570'>really</span> <span m='103940'>are</span> <span m='104030'>lot</span> <span m='104220'>of</span> <span m='104320'>jobs</span> <span m='104650'>available.</span> <span m='105860'>The</span> <span m='105990'>career</span> <span m='106470'>is</span> <span m='106760'>challenging</span> <span m='108300'>because</span> <span m='108620'>you</span> <span m='108710'>really</span> <span m='109000'>need</span> <span m='109230'>to</span> <span m='109320'>give</span> <span m='109520'>a</span> <span m='109560'>lot</span> <span m='109770'>of</span> <span m='109880'>yourself.</span> <span m='110810'>Not</span> <span m='111150'>only</span> <span m='111390'>in</span> <span m='111480'>care-giving,</span> <span m='113420'>but</span> <span m='113550'>in</span> <span m='114080'>care</span> <span m='114320'>coordination.</span> <span m='115200'>But</span> <span m='116710'>life-work</span> <span m='117250'>balance</span> <span m='117840'>is,</span> <span m='118730'>when</span> <span m='119570'>I</span> <span m='119760'>am</span> <span m='119990'>done</span> <span m='120250'>with</span> <span m='120470'>work,</span> <span m='120740'>I</span> <span m='120840'>turn it</span> <span m='121255'>off and</span> <span m='121670'>say,</span> <span m='121860'>that's</span> <span m='122070'>it, I'm</span> <span m='122290'>not</span> <span m='122550'>doing</span> <span m='122810'>it</span> <span m='123166'>anymore.</span> <span m='123880'>I</span> <span m='123950'>think</span> <span m='124160'>it's</span> <span m='124310'>really</span> <span m='124570'>important</span> <span m='124910'>to</span> <span m='125000'>take</span> <span m='125580'>care</span> <span m='126180'>of</span> <span m='126240'>yourself.</span> <span m='127086'>That</span> <span m='127510'>may</span> <span m='127875'>be</span> <span m='129150'>either</span> <span m='129449'>enjoying--</span> <span m='131130'>I</span> <span m='131270'>have</span> <span m='131500'>a</span> <span m='131845'>great time</span> <span m='132190'>with</span> <span m='132510'>my son,</span> <span m='133600'>doing</span> <span m='134030'>a</span> <span m='134130'>physical</span> <span m='134640'>activity,</span> <span m='134910'>yoga,</span> <span m='135050'>or</span> <span m='135390'>travelling.</span> </p>","file":{"id":361865,"video_id":"3248599074001","name":"2119-Jeanne-p-RN HomeHealth2 Indepth","duration":138902,"thumbnail_url":null}});