vetcentral.us | Registered Nurse in Decatur, AL

Registered Nurse

  • Alacare Home Health & Hospice
  • $57,890.00 - 77,790.00 / Year *
  • 216 22nd Ave NW
  • Decatur, AL 35601
  • Full-Time
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A career at Alacare allows you to truly make a difference in the lives of patients and their families. As a member of the Alacare team, your skills are fully engaged in delivering compassionate care. Regardless if you are in the field or behind the scenes, each day is filled with meaningfulness and satisfaction. Career opportunities can be found in almost every county in the State of Alabama at each of our 24 locations. Our team of dedicated professionals are focused on providing outstanding care and strive for high patient satisfaction. If you are ready to take your career to a new level, consider Alacare and apply today.


Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the nursing care provided to home care and hospice patients including rotating on-call responsibilities. Participates in interdisciplinary care. Ensures that appropriate care is delivered to all home care and hospice patients utilizing nursing process, established standards of care, Agency policies, procedures and directives. Provides services in a manner consistent with Agency mission and philosophy.


Education Required: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, Associate Degree or diploma

Education Desired: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Certification in Gerontological or Community Health Nursing

Experience Required: One (1) Year of general medical surgical nursing experience

Experience Desired: Home Health and/or Hospice experience

Licenses/Registrations Required:

  • Current unencumbered Alabama Registered Nurse License
  • Current Alabama Driver s License (or state of residence)
  • Current automobile liability insurance
  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification (CPR)

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to perform full range of work activities from driving and computer work, to medium and heavy work associated with home visits and patient care (i.e. performing CPR, lifting, turning, transferring and ambulating patients, and other patient-related tasks as necessary.)
  • Must possess vision, speech, hearing, sensation, physical strength and dexterity to safely perform all duties of the job.
  • Job duties must typically be performed without assistance and require exerting force of up to 100 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds constantly.

Associated topics: ambulatory, hospice, intensive care unit, maternal, neonatal, nurse clinical, surgical, tcu, transitional, unit


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.