Requisition ID: 43244
Location: Rainbow Hospice
1550 Bishop Court, Mount Prospect, IL 60056 United States (US)
Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time
Employment Type: Regular
The Home Health Nurse is a Registered Professional Nurse (RN) that practices within the scope of the Illinois Nurse Practice Act to ensure the delivery of comprehensive, high quality, individualized nursing care, based upon knowledge and experience, the nursing process and leadership skills. Uses the principles of community health nursing and the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation, to provide care to patients in their homes in accordance with the physician's medical plan of treatment. Collaborates with managers, physicians and other clinical disciplines in making decisions regarding patient's care, coordinates family involvement in the assessment/treatment and continuing care of the patient, and delegates tasks to competent and appropriate caregivers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Evaluates the effectiveness of nursing interventions by performing ongoing assessments and reassessments of patient problems, conditions and treatments. Modifies the plan of care focusing on age and developmental status.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Graduate of an accredited nursing program required. One year of medical-surgical nursing experience required.
- Home Health experience preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
- Registered Nurse with a current Illinois License required.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
- Valid driver's license, access to a vehicle and proof of auto insurance required.
Business Unit: PLC Senior Services
Department Name: Hospice Orange Rainbow