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Home Health Nurse - RN

Location
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
3 Aug 2022
Overview

Job Summary: Provides services to clients in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act, Agency policy, and accepted professional standards of practice.

The Registered Nurse provides nursing services utilizing a comprehensive base of nursing theory and nursing process, and communicates/documents observations and assessments

Responsibilities

Job Duties:
  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for the practice of professional nursing in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act and standards for home health
  • Performs comprehensive assessments of client status, including physical, psychosocial, and environmental
  • Completes comprehensive assessments including OASIS data set within forty-eight (48) hours of referral for speech therapy unless other arrangements are
  • Develops and/or follows an individualized Plan of Care that incorporates analysis of data and current scientific
  • Provides skilled interventions with a focus for achieving realistic client outcomes within a specified time
  • Reports changes and information necessary to modify and update the care plan to reflect progress towards goals (outcomes).
  • Consistently demonstrates competency with technical nursing skills according to personal and legal scope of practice:
  • Assessment skills as applied to the client, family/support system, and
  • Teaching skills according to the client's needs and within the context of the client's environment, value system, and physical/emotional
  • Medication
  • Practices nursing with respect for individual, cultural, and spiritual
  • Communicates effectively and in accordance with Agency
  • Reports significant changes in client status to physician and other members of the team in a timely manner consistent with client
  • Maintains client records showing systematic assessment, planning intervention, and
  • Participates in team meetings and clarifies individualized reporting responsibilities with all new
  • Documents legibly and according to Agency documentation guidelines and
  • Follows Agency guidelines for completion of forms, reflecting the orders and care plan. Submits forms weekly including all communication and
  • Initiates actions to improve the quality of patient care. Takes appropriate actions independently and responsively in-home care situations. Initiates referrals as needed to other health team members when delegated by the Case
  • Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the
  • Promotes personal safety and a safe environment for clients and
  • Demonstrates knowledge of safety/infection control practices by complying with established policies and
  • Recognizes and responds appropriately to potentially unsafe
  • Demonstrates safe practice in the use of
  • Assesses environmental safety and takes initiative to prevent accidents and promote
  • Notifies supervisor of need for review and/or training related to equipment, procedures, or safety/infection control
  • Participates in ongoing, professional self-development.
  • Participates in all mandatory education per Agency
  • Identifies needs for personal professional
  • Demonstrates competency in areas of assignment or identifies the need for additional training (wound care, infusion, specialized equipment, ).
  • Supervises applicable home care team members as delegated by RN Case
  • Responsible for completing all mandatory and regulatory training programs
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications

Attendance Requirements:
  • Must be available and on-time for scheduled work shifts
Educational Requirements:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. BSN, PHN preferred
Credential/Licensure Required:
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse in the state(s) of
  • Current CPR certification
  • Licensed driver with automobile insured in accordance with state and/or Agency requirement sand in good repair. Good driving
Experience Preferred:
  • Minimum of six (6) months experience in an acute care setting or equivalent
Physical Requirements:
  • Primarily medium in nature with exerting up to 35 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull, bend or otherwise move objects, involves sitting, walking, standing, driving, talking, hearing, reaching. Ability to work at a desk for up to eight hours per day. Involves prolonged phone
Special Conditions of Employment:
  • Criminal background check and/or drug test
  • Initial and continuous exclusion and sanction/disciplinary monitoring
Required Training:
  • HIPPA Privacy & Security Course
  • Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Course
Job Skills Required:
  • Communicates effectively with patients, families and other health care providers
  • Manages time efficiently and
  • Thinks and acts calmly and logically to meet unusual occurrences of the job
  • Maintains confidentiality of necessary
  • Interfaces with patients, families, and staff to ensure customer
  • Create positive image between co-workers.
  • Promote positive inter-agency
  • Instill confidence in staff members and build self-esteem through acceptance and recognition of
  • Provide role modeling of teamwork, accountability and a positive
  • Demonstrate and encourage appropriate problem-solving
Behavioral Traits :
  • Intuitive/Open minded: Must be able to see opportunities, develop and implement creative solutions to complex problems
  • Achievement Drive/Commitment: Driven to achieve goals, objectives and results. Fosters a culture of continuous improvement
  • Positive/Supportive: Inspires and shows faith in others, builds a positive and supportive work environment
  • Flexibility: Ability to adapt to changing business needs. To balance multiple priorities and deliver under pressure
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Job Locations US-IL-Hoffman Estates

Posted Date 5 months ago (3/19/:05 AM)

Requisition ID 2

# of Openings 3

Category Healthcare

Location : Location US-IL-Hoffman Estates

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Details

  • Job Reference: 676942882-2
  • Date Posted: 3 August 2022
  • Recruiter: KPH Healthcare Services, Inc.
  • Location: Hoffman Estates, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent