BrightSpring Health Services PEDIATRIC REGISTERED NURSE in PONTIAC, Illinois
All Ways Caring HomeCare
The Registered Nurse is a licensed professional who provides direct and indirect care to clients in their home environment in accordance with the organization’s policies and procedures. The nurse instructs, motivates, and assists clients in health maintenance and disease prevention to improve their ability to live independently at home. The nurse supervises, directs the efforts of the Caregiver when involved in the client’s plan of care. Based on state regulations, nurses may perform administrative and/or field/clinical responsibilities.
Provides skilled nursing care/treatment to clients per Physicians Orders and Plan of Care
Accurately documents nursing actions of all care given, individual’s health status, and communicate with family and physicians
Documents the progress and outcomes for established goals and informs physician, case manager, and families of changes in client's medical condition and needs
Provides skilled nursing treatments per physician’s orders and within the nurse’s scope of practice
Administers medication and management as needed
Provides health teaching of client and assisting client in learning appropriate self-care techniques and safety measures
Conducts nursing assessment visit as needed
Reports all incidents per operation procedure and regulatory standards
Follows policies and procedures according to operation, state and regulatory standards
Uses safe body mechanics to prevent personal injury to self or client
Maintains confidentiality of patient related information and honor patient rights
May be asked to cover after hours, weekends, and holiday on call to meet the needs of clients
Completes Start of Care assessments in person, where applicable and in accordance with state regulations
Completes supervisory visits based on compliance and regulations to include review of plan of care, caregiver competency assessment, and completion of required documentation. Complete daily, monthly, quarterly and annual nursing documents as/if required
Observes, assesses, plans, implements and evaluates nursing support for well, chronic or acutely ill individuals in a community or home setting
Works closely with Director or Nursing/Nurse Supervisor and/or Branch Manager in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs and services to address the health needs of persons served
Attends and participates in staff meetings, in-services and other meetings as requested
Ensures compliance with state/local/payer requirements and that documentation reflects the care provided and meets company, regulatory and payer standards
Ensures the ordering, reviewing, monitoring, discontinuation and, if necessary, the disposal of medications as prescribed by the physician
Ensures that there are policies in place that address medication administration, medication errors, medication storage/access and medication destruction, and that these policies are reviewed at least annually and revised as necessary
Transcribes or ensures transcription of physician phone orders and other medically related reports
Ensures that furnishings, equipment, and supplies are maintained within guidelines established to prevent the spread of disease
Ensures that appointments for health related issues are scheduled, completed and that appropriate response to findings are implemented in a timely manner
Communicates with Branch Manager, Customer Service Manager and/or Scheduler when clients are hospitalized
Provides new employee training, annual re-certification training, and competency validation for health and safety related topics
May provide case management as required by state regulations
Other duties as assigned
Degree in Nursing from an accredited school
One of more years of nursing experience preferred
Home Health Care experience preferred
Experience in administering medications
Current and unrestricted registration and license in the state of the operation
CPR professional certification
General knowledge of computers and the ability to learn industry specific software and documentation applications
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills with all levels of personnel, internal and external to the company
Excellent organizational and time management skills with a keen attention to details
Capable of working responsibly with highly confidential information
Ability to work effectively independently or in a team environment
Ability to develop critical thinking skills, research situations, solve complex problems and deal with a variety of issues
Ability to learn and complete various educational and position specific goals
Meet all pre-employment requirements per company and/or state regulations
Basic clinical skills
Professional appearance and demeanor
About our Line of Business
All Ways Caring HomeCare delivers quality, compassionate and highly individualized care and support that helps people in need of assistance stay at home – all while maximizing their dignity, privacy and independence. Whether recovering from illness, injury or surgery, living with a chronic disability or dealing with the natural process of aging, services are tailored to meet the individual needs of people of all ages, physical conditions and cognitive abilities. All Ways Caring HomeCare services include personal care and homemaking programs, professional nursing, geriatric care management, Alzheimer’s/dementia care, respite care and other programs. For more information, please visit www.AllWaysCaring.com. Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.
Additional Job Information
*Trach and vent experience preffered but not required
*$2500 sign on bonus after 45 days in the home.
USD $32.00 / Hour
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Line of Business All Ways Caring HomeCare
Position Type Part-Time
Pay Min USD $32.00/Hr.
Pay Max USD $32.00/Hr.