Registered Nurse Home Health-Far Southwest Suburbs
Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: January 10, 2022
REGISTERED NURSE HOME HEALTH
LOCATION: - FAR SOUTHWEST SUBURBS
HOURS: - DAYS
This position is also eligible for a $10,000.00 sign on bonus with
50% payable upon hire and 50% payable at 1year! - You must be
employed in the exact position at time of payout. - Internal team
members are not eligible for this sign on bonus at this time.
Must be able to work one summer and one winter holiday
Must be able to rotate on an on call schedule
JOB and UNIT SUMMARY:
The Home Health division of Advocate Health Care is the largest
home health and hospice services in Illinois and the RN will
provide home care services to the homebound population and
establish strong relationships with patients and caregivers in
order to assist the patient in reaching their maximum potential.
-Advocate Home Health Services helps patients return home to
continue the care that began in the hospital. Our team helps
patients and caregivers become independent when managing their
condition. The delivery of high level nursing care is critical to
allowing the patient to remain at home and to preventing
rehospitalization. All medical needs will be coordinated by the RN
who is case managing the patient and utilizing the resources of the
team, (i.e. social worker, CNA, MD, etc.)
Document and connect with the care team thru point of care
Required to make visits to private residences which may not be
accessible to people with disabilities.
THE ADVOCATE HOME HEALTH NURSE:
Assumes primary responsibility for the assessment, planning,
implementation, and evaluation of nursing care for assigned
patients in the comfort of their own homes.
Set goals which demonstrate a holistic approach to patients and
Assumes leadership responsibilities at the unit level.
Demonstrates a mastery of clinical skills.
Nurse/Patient Relationship: Develops and maintains a therapeutic
relationship throughout the healthcare continuum.
Assuring/Improving Quality Care: Facilitates the patient and
family's right to receive quality, cost effective care.
Patient/Staff Education: Demonstrates a commitment to meeting the
learning needs of patients and families. Utilizes appropriate
resources to meet those needs and achieve positive patient
outcomes. Assists in creating an environment that promotes
educational growth opportunities for nursing peers and
Nursing Process: Demonstrates the use of nursing process as a
Leadership/Collaboration/Professional Development: Demonstrates
respect and understanding for peers and other clinical disciplines
and participates as an effective member of the patient care team to
formulate an integrated approach to care. Demonstrates leadership
behaviors and is committed to the development of self and
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
One year of medical surgical experience in an acute or subacute
Current Illinois RN license
Earn 10.0 continuing education credits annually
Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient
lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with
the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with
at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient
lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case
basis. Ability to assist with ambulation including turning and
transferring patients up to 200 pounds.
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