Ditmas Park – Brooklyn, New York

$500.00

Home Ventilator Care

1 in stock

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Description

About the Client:
We are a dedicated and caring family committed to providing the best possible care for our beloved family member who is living with quadriplegia and requires ventilator support. Our primary focus is to ensure his comfort, health, and quality of life by managing his ventilator needs and supporting his daily living activities.

Project Overview:
We are seeking experienced nurses who are compassionate and skilled in home ventilator care to provide comprehensive support for our family member with quadriplegia. This project entails a 6-month contract, with the potential for extension based on his ongoing health needs and the management of his ventilator support.

Responsibilities:

Provide constant monitoring and management of the patient’s ventilator, ensuring proper function and immediate response to any alarms or issues.
Perform regular tracheostomy care, including cleaning, suctioning, and changing tracheostomy tubes to maintain airway patency and prevent infections.
Implement strategies to prevent respiratory infections, including hygiene practices, proper ventilator maintenance, and monitoring for signs of infection.
Offer comprehensive assistance with all activities of daily living (ADLs), including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, and feeding, to support the patient’s comfort, independence, and dignity.
Collaborate closely with the patient’s medical team, including pulmonologists, respiratory therapists, and occupational therapists, to coordinate care, optimize ventilator settings, and address emerging needs and challenges.
Requirements:

Certification as a registered nurse with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in respiratory care, critical care, or home healthcare.
Proficiency in ventilator management, including troubleshooting, settings adjustments, and emergency response to ventilator alarms or malfunctions.
Strong understanding of tracheostomy care techniques, including cleaning, suctioning, and tube changes, to ensure airway patency and prevent infections.
Ability to provide comprehensive assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs), including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, and feeding, to support the patient’s independence, comfort, and dignity.
Excellent communication skills and a compassionate demeanor, fostering trust and rapport with patients and their families, and collaborating effectively with interdisciplinary healthcare teams.
Patient Case:

Home Ventilator Care

Patient: 30-year-old male

Condition: The patient is living with quadriplegia and requires ventilator support to breathe. He needs comprehensive care to manage his ventilator needs, maintain respiratory health, and support his daily living activities.

Care Plan:

Constant Ventilator Monitoring: Provide constant monitoring and management of the patient’s ventilator, ensuring proper function, checking settings, and responding immediately to any alarms or issues to maintain optimal respiratory support.
Tracheostomy Care: Perform regular tracheostomy care, including cleaning the tracheostomy site, suctioning secretions, and changing tracheostomy tubes as needed, to maintain airway patency and prevent infections, ensuring the patient’s comfort and safety.
Infection Prevention: Implement strategies to prevent respiratory infections, including strict hygiene practices, proper ventilator maintenance, and vigilant monitoring for signs of infection, such as fever, increased secretions, or changes in respiratory status, intervening promptly to manage any complications.
Assistance with ADLs: Offer compassionate assistance with all activities of daily living (ADLs), including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, and feeding, to support the patient’s comfort, independence, and dignity, adapting care approaches to meet his specific needs and preferences.
Collaboration with Medical Team: Work closely with the patient’s interdisciplinary medical team, including pulmonologists, respiratory therapists, occupational therapists, and home healthcare providers, to coordinate care, optimize ventilator settings, and address emerging needs and challenges, ensuring comprehensive and personalized care for the patient and his family.

 

Total Budget: $382,104.00