Lexington Health Network

  • RN - Home Health - Grundy County, IL

    Job Locations US-IL-Lombard
    Job ID
    2018-4387
    Category
    Clinical - Direct Patient Care
    Address
    1300 S. Main Street
    Work Type
    Part Time
    Work Schedule
    Days
  • Overview

    Teamwork is what we’re all about at Lexington Health Care, working together to achieve positive patient outcomes. We realize that when you collaborate, great things are possible; for your patients, and for your career. Lexington proudly employs more than 2,500 employees allowing us to provide an immeasurable value to the communities we serve. So much of who we are comes from being an organization dedicated to the highest attainable quality of care available today. In an industry filled with rapid change and growth, our commitment to family values will never change. As a family owned organization, we have always maintained a unique perspective. Our reputation as a leading health care employer is unmatched. Come see for yourself why it’s so fulfilling to be a part of Lexington!


    We are seeking Registered Nurses located in the Grundy Couty or Will County areas to service our home health patients!

    Responsibilities

     

     

     

    Position Responsibilities:

     

        • Provides skilled nursing assessment upon admission to the agency at intervals specified by agency policy.
        • Provides treatments and procedures requiring special nursing skills.
        • Provides skilled nursing care to patients and families in the home setting, according to physician orders and agency policies and procedures.
        • Collaborates with the physician and other appropriate health care professionals in coordination with the patient and family members to develop and update the plan of care.
        • Implements home care services according to the plan of care.
        • Continually assesses patient’s needs and alters plan of care when appropriate.
        • Coordinates all home health services provided with all members of the home care team as designated by the plan of care.
        • Observes, assesses, and communicates all pertinent clinical and psychosocial information to the physician, the supervisor and other health care team members as indicated through care coordination activities.
        • Initiates and updates home health aide assignment sheets.
        • Directs and supervises home health aide and LPN services.
        • Documents clearly and accurately in accordance with federal and state regulations, as well as agency and accrediting body standards.
          • Performs continuous record review according to agency policy.
          • Submits all required documentation in time frames specified by agency policy.
        • Communicates changes in patient status appropriately and timely.
        • Identifies needs for additional healthcare related services and makes appropriate referrals.
        • Provides patient/family teaching regarding disease process, infection control and prevention, home safety, medication regime and day to day management of the patient.
        • Counsels and educates patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
        • Participates in the on-call rotation as required.

     

    Qualifications

    • Current Registered Nurse (RN) Illinois State License
    • A minimum of one (1) year clinical experience
    • Home health experience preferred
    • Computer skills adequate for data entry of clinical documentation
    • Current CPR certification
    • Current Illinois Driver’s license and proof of current auto insurance
    • Must be able to read, speak and understand the English language

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