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Lombard, Illinois

Post Date: 03/13/2017 Job ID: 1388 Job Category: Healthcare

Our client in the Western Suburbs is looking for a Home Health RN.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provides skilled nursing assessment upon admission to the agency at intervals specified by agency policy.
  • Provides treatments and procedures requiring special nursing skills.
  • Provides skilled nursing care to patients and families in the home setting, according to physician orders and agency policies and procedures.
  • Collaborates with the physician and other appropriate health care professionals in coordination with the patient and family members to develop and update the plan of care.
  • Implements home care services according to the plan of care.
  • Continually assesses patient’ s needs and alters plan of care when appropriate.
  • Coordinates all home health services provided with all members of the home care team as designated by the plan of care.
  • Observes, assesses, and communicates all pertinent clinical and psychosocial information to the physician, the supervisor and other health care team members as indicated through care coordination activities.
  • Initiates and updates home health aide assignment sheets.
  • Directs and supervises home health aide and LPN services.
  • Documents clearly and accurately in accordance with federal and state regulations, as well as agency and accrediting body standards.
    • Performs continuous record review according to agency policy.
    • Submits all required documentation in time frames specified by agency policy.
  • Communicates changes in patient status appropriately and timely.
  • Identifies needs for additional healthcare related services and makes appropriate referrals.
  • Provides patient/family teaching regarding disease process, infection control and prevention, home safety, medication regime and day to day management of the patient.
  • Counsels and educates patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Participates in the on-call rotation as required.
  • Attends continuing education activities and maintains documentation of these activities.
  • Attends and participates in scheduled staff meetings.
  • Demonstrates personal commitment to the Mission Statement  by providing excellent healthcare and service that is professional, friendly, courteous and timely.
  • Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) activities and other committees as requested.
  • Assists other team members when necessary.
  • Takes weekday and weekend day/evening/night call as assigned per rotation.
    • Performs on-call visits as directed
    • Performs phone triage as directed
  • All other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) Illinois State License
  • A minimum of one (1) year clinical experience
  • Home Health experience required
  • Computer skills adequate for data entry of clinical documentation
  • Current CPR certification
  • Current Illinois Driver’ s license and proof of current auto insurance
  • Must be able to read, speak and understand the English language

Colleen Eddy
Senior Recruiter

Colleen brings high energy and a focus on service to her role as Senior Executive Recruiter at The Steely Group. She believes regard for others begins by actively listening to understand which, in turn, builds trust (the bedrock of relationships). Throughout her distinguished career, Colleen has demonstrated success developing talent; building, leading and managing teams; recruiting, training and mentoring executives; and helping employees embrace change and achieve goals.
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