Registered Nurse / RN for Home Health Agency
Wellness Healthcare Partners – Chicago, IL 60645
Need Registered Nurses that are willing to see patients in West Suburbs area such as Melrose Park and Galewood on a weekend basis.
Wellness Healthcare Partners is a rapidly growing community-based healthcare provider. We care for the needs of community residents by collaborating with other healthcare providers, offering patients primary treatment programs and disease management programs in their home. We are Medicare certified and dedicated to quality care and excellence in all the services we provide. To learn more about our Home Healthcare company and how to become a part of our committed team of health care professionals, visit us at www.wellnesshp.net.
We service 9 counties: Cook, Lake, McHenry, DuPage, Will, Kane, Kendall, DeKalb, LaSalle
The ideal candidate for this position would possess excellent communication and time management skills, and have the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team. Candidates must possess strong clinical knowledge in various geriatric disease processes.
Description: Administers skilled nursing care to patients requiring intermittent professional nursing services. Teaches and supervises the family, and other members of the nursing team. Each Staff nurse performs nursing services for residents within a specific area. These services are performed in accordance with the physician's orders and under the direction and supervision of the Director of Clinical Services. Assume the responsibility for coordination of care.
Responsibilites: Monitoring through observations; patient, staff and physician feedback; written and verbal communication; quality improvement/quality assurance activities; records management. Responsible for other Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Home Health Aides who may be working on a particular home care case for which the primary RN is responsible for managing. Responsible for communicating with all disciplines involved in the patient's care (i.e.: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Therapy).
Experience: Minimum of 2 years home healthcare nursing experience. Psychiatric care background a plus. Spanish speaking a plus.
Licenses/Certificates: RN License in State of Illinois, current driver's license, current auto insurance, current CPR card.