A Day In The Life

A Day in the Life of an ACRN

At Contessa, Amedisys’ high-acuity service line, nurses have the unique opportunity to join the Recovery Care at Home program as an Acute Care Registered Nurse (ACRN).   Like their hospital counterparts, ACRNs are responsible for starting the patient’s care, including performing a comprehensive nursing assessment, medication reconciliation, safety assessments and implementing standardized protocols. In the Recovery Care at Home program, however, this high-acuity, hospital-level care is provided in the comfort of the patient’s home.  So, what does a day in the life of an ACRN look like? How is it different from working at the bedside in a hospital, often with…

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