Icon hamburger
US
What job do you want?
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply Now
Thumsup

You’re being taken to an external site to apply.

Job Requirements

 QUALIFICATIONS:

•       The ideal candidate is a Certified Medical Assistant, Certified Nursing Aide or a Licensed Practitioner  Nurse

•       Two years of experience preferred

•       Acceptance of philosophy and goals of our agency

•       Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment

JOB HOURS:

M-F; 8 hours/day

COMPENSATION:

Commensurate with experience.

LOCATION:

North Lake, IL


Do you have these requirements?

Enter your email below to receive job recommendations for similar positions.
I2w6d27414rpszcbmqv

Wellness Coordinator

IPAC USA Northlake, IL Full-Time
Apply Now

JOB SUMMARY:


      Our client is looking for a Nurse or Medical Assistant to run a Wellness Center in Northlake, IL.  Immediate opening with Monday - Friday full time work.  

      The goal of the Wellness Center Coordinator is to enhance the current quality of life with a client centered approach and emphasis on the aging process while reducing any unnecessary transfers to hospitals or any other senior living options.


RESPONSIBILITIES:


       Work as a partner in broadening the level of care and services provided by the senior living community and identify issues that may lead to premature discharge from the community.   

       Act as an extension of the community staff to help maintain census, reduce falls, hospitalizations and provide wellness services to residents.


       Act as liaison for residents, staff, families, hospitals and other healthcare providers.  


       Provide responsive, culturally sensitive, professional home health and wellness services.


       Directly communicate with patients, family, onsite staff and other healthcare professionals involved in the client care.


       Coordinate with local pharmacies to set up deliver options.


       Limit outgoing medical routine visits for residents in the community.


       Coordinate with laboratories and vascular/imaging diagnostic companies.


       Be patient with residents, family and staff; continually striving to provide excellent customer service daily, even when it gets stressful.


       Stay within the parameters of compliance in the wellness services being provided. 


       Responsible for getting Consent for Treatment Forms and HIPPA forms signed by all residents  for discussion of any care or services, check blood pressure or glucose, do a wellness visit, etc.


       Keep alphabetical binder of all signed HIPPA and Consent for Treatment Forms in Wellness Center and update as needed.


       Responsible for Community Awareness Events and Group Programs.  The Community Events Sign-up Sheet needs to be signed for all attendees at every event and kept in File of Community Events.  For any Blood Pressure Screenings done Nurse will keep Blood Pressure Log in Screenings Binder.  Coordinator will give CHHC Community Events Pamphlet to attendees at events. 


       Perform quarterly screenings to identify any changes in resident’s health that lead to issues requiring hospitalization.


       Identify “high fall risk” individuals by conducting quarterly screenings, routine wellness checks for new move-ins and patients retuning from hospitals or skilled nursing homes.


       Facilitate yearly Flu shots and other vaccines.


       Educate and train community staff with ADL tips to enable greater independence and quality of life with clients. 


       Train community staff on identifying changes in conditions with residents using: STOP and WATCH” tool, which allows us to address needs and prevent hospitalizations.


       Identify potential home health care patients and meet with resident to discuss preventative home healthcare options. 


       Follow the Emergency Evacuation Plans specific to the community and assist as needed.


 QUALIFICATIONS:

•       The ideal candidate is a Certified Medical Assistant, Certified Nursing Aide or a Licensed Practitioner  Nurse

•       Two years of experience preferred

•       Acceptance of philosophy and goals of our agency

•       Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment

JOB HOURS:

M-F; 8 hours/day

COMPENSATION:

Commensurate with experience.

LOCATION:

North Lake, IL


Recommended skills

Nursing Homes
Hospitals
Health Care
Health Facilities
Medical Assistance
Home Healthcare
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply Now

Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this job

Report this Job

Once a job has been reported, we will investigate it further. If you require a response, submit your question or concern to our Trust and Site Security Team

CAREERBUILDER TIP

For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.

By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.