Come Grow With Us
Home Health Field Staff- – RN
LifeCare Home Health, Northbrook, Illinois 60062

 

APPLY NOW: https://www.metrochicagojobs.com/j/39640287

 

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. As a forward-thinking provider, LifeCare is continuously developing new programs to improve and enrich the patient’s care.

 

LifeCare is looking for experienced, committed, passionate registered nurses (RN) to join our growing field home health team to serve the Cook and Lake County service areas. This staff nurse is a licensed professional committed to delivering quality home care services to our homebound patients. These services are provided with physician orders and the nurse will report to a clinical manager for supervision and support.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of an approved 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

  • Performs assessment and start of care within 24-48 hours of referral,
  • Develops a plan of care to achieve clinical outcomes through short and long term goals that are realistic and appropriate.
  • Provide skilled nursing care as outlined in the nursing care plan to include the following:

Nursing services, treatments and preventative procedures requiring substantial specialized skill and ordered by the physician Initiating preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures as appropriate for the client’s care and safety

  • Perform duties of the case manager to ensure a coordinated plan of care among all disciplines, including therapy services, home health aides, is offered to patient.
  • Evaluate the patient and, family situation to determine if additional community resources are necessary to ensure safe discharge from skilled services
  • Submit all documentation within 24 hours of patient visit, allowing for exception for completion dates within OASIS.
  • Actively participates in case conference, team meetings, educational opportunities and quality improvement projects to remain engaged in appropriate interdisciplinary activities.

 

Meets regularly with clinical manager to discuss patient status, non-emergent concerns.

APPLY NOW: https://www.metrochicagojobs.com/j/39640287

 

If you or an aging loved-one are considering hiring Home Care in Northbrook, IL, call the caring staff at LifeCare Home Health & In-Home Services. Call (888) 606-4199 LifeCare serves all of the Chicago Metro Area.

Walter & Jane Shekman, Owners