Home Health Nurse Elk Grove Village (60007)
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Elk Grove Village, IL  / Glendale Heights, IL  / Hoffman Estates, IL 
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Posted 47 months ago
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Job Description

Come Grow With Us

Home Health Field Staff- - RN

LifeCare Home Health

LifeCare Home Health Services is a 5 Star, Joint Commission accredited home care agency dedicated to providing high quality, comprehensive, integrated, innovative and patient-centered home health services in the Chicago-land area. Since 1996 LifeCare has earned a reputation as a leader in the home health industry, LifeCare’s commitment to excellence is reflected in being recognized among the top 100 Home Health providers nationwide for the last 6 years. This achievement is based on exceptional quality performance outcomes and patient satisfaction results. 

LifeCare is looking for experienced, committed, passionate registered nurses (RN) to join our growing field home health team to serve the Cook, Lake, and DuPage County service areas. 
We work with patients of all ages and backgrounds who require care in their homes. Most of our patients are elderly and/or terminally ill, so we hire the most compassionate and thoughtful talent in the field. 

At LifeCare we put our employees as a TOP PRIORITY. We believe in a positive work environment and healthy culture. Our employee rewards and benefits programs are crafted to be meaningful to our employees and their significant others.

At LifeCare we offer:

  • Great pay
  • Flexible hours: Part time/ Full time/ Weekends
  • Health Insurance (for employees, spouses & dependents): Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Life and Disability insurance coverage
  • Retirement plan
  • Company and individual performance annual bonus
  • Cell phone discounts (AT&T, Verizon)
  • Exclusive health and wellness deals from national and local retailers for health plan members. Save money on gym memberships, vision exams and services, hearing aids and diet-related services Share deals with friends and family and receive cash rewards on future offers

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of an approved of professional nursing program. It is preferable that the staff nurse has completed a baccalaureate degree program approved by the National League for Nursing for public health nursing preparation
  • Current Illinois registered nurse license in good standing.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of home health experience, including OASIS training
  • Current CPR certification
  • Detail-oriented, well organized flexible professional who delivers patient-centered care.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assess patients’ condition during every visit and chart your observations
  • Perform evaluation tasks, including vital signs and medication review
  • Administer medication as prescribed by the patient’s Physician
  • Dress or redress open wounds and assess progress of healing
  • Educate patients and their families on proper home health care strategies and procedures
  • Coordinate with Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Physicians and anyone else involved in the patient’s care plan
  • Provide palliative care as needed to keep the patient comfortable
  • Make recommendations for devices or tools that might improve the patient’s quality of life
  • Listen to the patient and respond to concerns or requests
If you an experienced and passionate clinician -  we want you! 

 

Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Hours per Week
15-40
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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