Everything else is just regular nurse stuff. In fact, it's usually easier as the patients are less acute than the hospital, however,
1. Don't work for staffing. With PDGM, the home care agencies would love to keep their patients to themselves instead of outsourcing.
2. Try not to bring home your notes. If you do, complete before midnight. The billing cycles are gonna be short, so you efficiency is gonna make the company their money. If you slack, the companies will see you as a loss and you won't get more patients.
3. May be work for more than one agencies. Because of the cap on PT visits, they are trying to reduce nursing visits and teaching therapists to do basic nursing stuff such as easy wound care or INR checks. Working for more companies assures you enough patients. Feeling overwhelmed, just say no! That's the beauty of home health