Registered nurses who work with The Futures HealthCore provide both consultation and direct services to a diverse healthcare population. They act as coordinators of care, educators, care managers, advocates and as facilitators of health and wellness.

Their role is to:

  • Assess individuals based on physician referral and provide recommendations and feedback to appropriate personnel
  • Coordinate components of required care
  • Report progress, irregularities and/or changes in status to the physician and other team members as appropriate
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of health-related goals for referred individuals
  • Document treatment activity, observations, and treatments effectiveness as required
  • Ensure that any nursing delegation processes are implemented appropriately, as per organization policy and in compliance with the needs of referred individuals
  • Maintain patient confidentiality

Individuals are referred to the nursing staff at Futures when they experience a need for:

  • Diabetes Management
  • Heart Disease Management
  • Respiratory management
  • Wound Management
  • Skin care
  • Tube feedings
  • Catheterizations
  • Dressing changes
  • Infection Control