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Hospice Registered Nurse (RN), Full Time, On-Call Weekends Only!

Company: Providence Life Services
Location: Tinley Park
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Description:Providence at Home is a growing division of Providence Life Services, which provides a continuum of healthcare, focused on senior living. We provide home care services in six senior living communities as well as the surrounding areas. Providence at Home is seeking a Hospice Registered Nurse (RN), Full Time in Tinley Park, IL and various zoned locations throughout the south suburbs.Schedule Available: Friday - Monday, 4:30PM - 8:00AM. Required to be On-Call on Weekends only.Summary of essential job functions:

  • Complete starts of care, routine visits, and any other tasks or assignments necessary. Provide skilled nursing services.
  • Observe, evaluate and report to the attending physician and interdisciplinary team patient's physical and emotional conditions and reactions to drugs or treatments.
  • Interprets the social, cultural and physical factors in the environment that affects patient care.
  • Assists in developing a pain management and symptom management plan to keep the patient as comfortable as possible.
  • Reassess pain and notifies the primary care physician when pain is not manageable on the current medication.
  • Develops a patient care plan utilizing the written physician's orders, communicates and interprets the goals of care to the patient and family.
  • Completes written documentation for the medical record, assists the family to accept the responsibilities for providing care in the home and provides emotional support for these activities.
  • Recognizes attitudes, religious beliefs and cultural patterns that are significant to the patient's care and adapts approach accordingly.
  • Supervises hospice aides.. Requirements:
    • Must be an active Registered Nurse (RN) for the State of Illinois.
    • Minimum of 1 year experience, preferably in the area of Home Health or Hospice.
    • Prolonged or considerable walking or standing.
    • Able to lift, position, or transfer patients.
    • Able to lift supplies and equipment.
    • Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, or crouching.
    • Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills.EOEProvidence Life Services offers a full benefits package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Sick Time, Retirement Plan, and Tuition Reimbursement for those that have a school loan.

Keywords: Providence Life Services, Tinley Park , Hospice Registered Nurse (RN), Full Time, On-Call Weekends Only!, Healthcare , Tinley Park, Illinois

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