You Can Help Meet the Urgent Need for RNs To Provide Home Health Care
Nurses are in high demand nationwide. The caregiving industry, in particular, is experiencing an urgent need for RNs. Pegasus is no exception.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics confirms the shortage of nurses. By the year 2020, there will be at least 800,000 more nursing positions than there will be nurses. Nearly 350,000 of those positions will be for home health caregivers.
Several factors have contributed to the growth of the home health industry. These include:
- An aging population
- Aging in place
- Improved technology
- Earlier release from hospitals
There’s an urgent need for from new graduates to experienced RNs to everyone in between to meet the demand for caregivers.
One of the main reasons people change jobs is due to poor management practices. Nurses are often subject to:
- Inadequate managerial leadership
- Unclear or unfair division of duties
- Lack of teamwork
If you’re feeling burned out working in a hospital or other facility, perhaps it’s time for a change.
Pegasus Home Health Care Offers Freedom and Independence to RNs
As a home health caregiver, you’re in charge. There’s no one watching over your shoulder or challenging your abilities. You keep doctors and others informed, but you’re making the decisions.
Nurses own and operate Pegasus, and we know what it takes to provide good care. Our staff is there for you when you need support. We don’t bother you when you’re managing fine on your own.
Home health care professionals enjoy flexibility and independence that’s rarely found in facilities. You set your own schedule and work as many hours as you wish. The days you work and the hours each day are your choice.
There’s Opportunity for Career Advancement
Recent research reveals that another reason people switch jobs is that they aren’t advancing in their careers. We welcome new graduates at Pegasus. We help you get the experience and training you need to advance.
If you’ve specialized, home health will give you an opportunity to expand into other fields. Conversely, if you would like to try a specialty, there’s opportunity for that also. Home health care offers something for every nurse.
If you’re taking classes to advance your career, you can work around your class schedule. We understand if you need to work part-time so you can have quality family time. We’ll support you in achieving your goals for personal and professional growth.
The role of nurses in home health care is expanding. They are now:
- Coordinating care
- Assisting with transitions of care
- Providing health and wellness education
- Helping individuals remain at home
- Training family caregivers
- Identifying resources
- Advocating for patients
The role of in-home caregivers will continue to grow as the health systems evolve.
Nurse Caregivers Experience Job Satisfaction
For a variety of reasons, some workplaces become toxic. The joy you take in your job disappears. That can negatively affect the care you give your patients.
It’s different when you’re providing care in the patient’s home. There are challenges, of course, but you’re able to resolve them before they’re a problem. You have access to psychological, physical, and spiritual help for your patients.
Your patients are usually happy to see you. They’re comfortable in their homes. They welcome you into their lives.
You’ll have the opportunity to truly make a difference in the quality of life for your patients. You’ll get to know them, which helps you provide the best care. You can see the long-term improvements your care makes in their health.
Home health care is never routine or boring. The supplies or equipment you might need isn’t always on hand. You’ll be exercising your creativity and ingenuity on a regular basis.
You Can Help Fill the Urgent Need for RNs By Joining Our Team
As an independent company, Pegasus has strong infrastructure and management practices. We listen to the concerns of our professionals. We’re always open to your suggestions and innovations.
We encourage our RNs and other professionals to be proactive. The goal is always to provide the best care possible for our clients.
Pegasus is a licensed Home Care Organization and a Joint Commission Accredited Home Health Care organization. We began providing high-quality care to our clients in 1994. We have continued to maintain a reputation based on adherence to the highest ethical and clinical standards.
We treat each of our clients with:
- Medical Care
- Recognition that individuals are more than a diagnosis
The privacy of each individual is respected regardless of their medical needs.
Are you ready to work where your skills and abilities are trusted and appreciated? Do you want to work where you’re needed? If so, click here to make Pegasus Home Health Care your home for a satisfying career improving the lives of others.