What supplies/equipment do I have to provide for home health nursing? - page 2
by hikern | 8,406 Views | 13 Comments
I am looking for a per-diem job with home health, and have had several interviews, and I believe two home health agencies are interested in hiring me. However, in order to be prepared, I was wondering what equipment/supplies I... Read More
- 0Aug 20, '11 by BunnyBSNMy agency provides everything, except a stethoscope, phone, or a GPS. Oximeter, BP cuff, disposable thermometers, gloves, bags, supplies are available for nurses. Agency glucometers in stock if needed, PT/INR machines. But then again we are a hospital-based home care agency.
- 0Aug 20, '11 by cathrn64My agency provides everything. I have my own stethoscope, (they do have very basic ones) but they have provided thermometer, b/p cuff, pulse ox, pt/inr machine, lab and basic wound care supplies etc. Everyone gets a cell phone. Full time employees can lease a company car with On-Star. Those who don't take the car get mileage reimbursement. We are in the process of switching from PDA's to Tablets, which have Google navigation, so it can be used as a GPS