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Home Health Nurse Off Shift, Rainbow Hospice, Chicago Metropolitan Area


Requisition ID: 44842

Location: Rainbow Hospice

Location Address:
1550 Bishop Court, Mount Prospect, IL 60056 United States (US)

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 24
Employment Status: Part-time
Employment Type: Regular
Shift: Day
FLSA: N

SUMMARY

The Off Shift Registered 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

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assesses the symptoms and nursing care needs of the patient/family, and reviews the plan of care. Participates in monitoring patient progress and evaluating patient's needs by following the care plan, identifying and communicating patient/family/caregiver needs and responses.
  • Assesses each patient's biophysical, psychological, environmental, self-care, educational and discharge planning needs based on age and developmental status.
  • Educates the patient and family on the safe and effective use of medications, equipment and supplies.
  • Observes, assesses and communicates pertinent information to all members of the IDG including the primary care physician.
  • Obtains and follows physician orders for patient care. Observes patient conditions changes, reports changes and needs to the case manager-RN, attending physician, and appropriate supervisory personnel.


  • QUALIFICATIONS

    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, current Hospice, oncology or community nursing experience required.

    Home Health experience preferred.

    Computer Skills

    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. Possesses and maintains CPR certification.

    This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

    Business Unit: PLC Senior Services

    COMPANY OVERVIEW:

    EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability
    Presence Health 
    Location: Mount ProspectIL 60056
    Document ID: AC016-0GAS  
    Job Type:  Regular

    Job Schedule: Full-time


    Posted on: 2018-02-1902/19/2018
    2018-03-21
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