The Visiting Nurse for Home Health provides comprehensive physical and psychosocial assessment and nursing care planning for home health patients in the home setting. You will join a talented team of interdisciplinary health professionals in an environment that promotes innovation and patient centered care. The nurse will work closely and communicate regularly with various members of the clinical team including Scheduling Coordinators, Clinical Program Coordinators and will work under the direction of Clinical Nurse Management team and the Director of Nursing.
Full Time/Part Time/Evenings/Weekends Chicago Metropolitan Area
Indicators of Performance:
Identify problems, counsel, and teach patients, family and caregivers appropriate nursing care skills
Perform skilled procedures to include injections, complex wound care, catheter insertion and care, colostomy and tracheostomy, central line IV care and blood draw
Providing services to the patient under a plan of care established and reviewed by a physician
Exhibit excellent judgment, critical thinking, and reasoning skills as well as the adaptability necessary to fulfill the needs of and maintain the boundaries required by each patient
Maintain accurate/current patient records for purposes of continuity of care, team communication and program quality evaluation
Provide care in accordance with the physicians’ orders and according to acceptable standards of practice for Illinois state nursing practice act
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, along with a firm dedication to customer service
Reports To: Clinical Manager
Visiting Registered Nurse
Registered Nurse with current licensure to practice professional nursing in the state of Illinois
One to three (1-3) years of experience in nursing, preferred
One (1) year experience in home health nursing, preferred
Current CPR Certification
Current driver’s license required
Reliable transportation and current auto insurance required
Proficient computer / laptop skills including MS Office Suite
Excellent customer service skills
Apple Home Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
CareerBuilder Related Terms: R.N., RN, registered nurse, nursing, medical
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