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Home Health Registered Nurse RN in Des Plaines

Company: Home Health Advantage INC.
Location: Orland Park
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Full time or Part time PRN Our company is an established home healthcare company that has been servicing patients in Illinois seeking a high-energy, self-initiating, and caring RN who can work as a field nurse for the Arlington Heights, Mt Prospect, Des Plaines, Prospect Heights, etc. Your organizational skills and strong understanding of home health, geriatric care, and previous experience in home health will be highly valued and very well compensated. Responsibilities and Qualifications: As a Registered Nurse RN you will educate patients and their caregivers on their conditions and the steps needed to ensure proper recovery. Additional responsibilities of our Registered Nurse include: Provide admission, case management, and follow-up skilled nursing visits for home health patients. --- Confer with the physician and patient in developing a plan of care based on patient's medical condition and assessment findings at the time of the Start of Care and with every re-certification Observe and assess patient's overall health and community status; train/educate patient /family on disease condition and treatment plan; render hands on care as needed and do management and evaluation when appropriate. Coordinate with other disciplines involved in case to ensure that quality services are provided and there is continuity of care among providers Update physician on patient status routinely and as needed when patient has a significant change in condition Work with families and get them involved in the plan of care in order to achieve maximum resolution to patient needs/problems. Create plan of care for home health aides and supervise them routinely to ensure that they are following the plan of care. Perform discharge planning and provide patient with the necessary information they require in order for them to be able to continue to manage on their own after home health services are discontinued. Get involved with QI projects and offer input to help improve delivery of service --- Adhere to the Nursing Standards of Practice. Required Skills Associates of Science degree in Nursing Valid RN license in state of employment Valid driver's license Able and willing to travel Ability to successfully complete required background check and drug screen Excellent writing and charting skills, experience with electronic medical record preferred We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Home Health Advantage INC., Orland Park , Home Health Registered Nurse RN in Des Plaines, Healthcare , Orland Park, Illinois

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