Hospice RN Full Time Weekends
Company: Providence Life Services
Location: Tinley Park
Posted on: November 3, 2018
Providence Life Services offers a full range of services for families who need retirement living, assisted living, rehab, skilled nursing, and more. Providence at Home, a division of Providence Life Services, provides quality home and community-based services, including certified home health care, hospice, and private duty home care, particularly for seniors. Providence Life Services is a faith-based employer meeting the needs of seniors and their families since 1960. We are looking for dedicated, caring, dependable, and qualified individuals who are able to work independently in service to our clients in Illinois. Our office is based out of Tinley Park, IL but we are looking for nurses to serve in the southern and western suburban areas! This is a full time weekend position with on call duties as well. We welcome you to join our team! It requires a schedule of Friday afternoons, all day Saturday and Sunday and a few hours on Monday mornings. This position is required to see any patients that need to be seen over the weekend. Summary of essential job functions Description The primary purpose of your job position is to provide each of your assigned patients with the highest quality nursing care and service in accordance with the patient's care plan developed in accordance eith phsyican's orders and supervisor's recommendations. Job Functions * Provides, arranges for, teaches and/or supervises nursing care contributing to treatment of hospice clients. * Plans for coordinated hospice care services for individuals and their caregivers and participates in the on-call system as assigned. * Assesses individual and caregiver health needs and hazards, either existing or potential. * Provides health counseling with and refers caregivers to appropriate personnel within the agency or other community services. * Carries out treatments and required diagnostic preventive and/or palliative procedures under medical direction. * Performs all functions in compliance with CDC, OSHA, JCAHO, State, and Federal Regulatory Bodies. * Teaches, supports and supervises client and caregivers, auxiliary nursing personnel and hospice aides. * Observe, evaluate and report to the attending physician and interdisciplinary team client's physical and emotional conditions and reactions to drugs or treatments. Interprets the social, cultural and physical factors in the environment that affect client care. * Develops a client plan of care utilizing the written physician's orders, which prioritizes and includes all aspects of the physical, financial, and emotional resources of the client. * Communicates and interprets the goals of care to the client and caregiver with client authorization. * Completes written documentation for the medical record of all observations and actions according to PAH Policy and Procedures. * Facilitates coordination of follow-up of client care needs after visit, including notifying physicians of lab results and client status, follow through on new physician orders and revising plan of care/scheduling as necessary. * Participates in on call duties as described in the on call policy * Coordinates, plans and refers other professional and paraprofessional services for client and caregiver, according to PAH Policy and Procedures. * Studies the home environment to identify elements conducive to accident, fatigue, or emotional strain. When possible, affects changes in the environment or the organization of activities that eliminate or modify the hazards. * Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds to a minimum height of 3 feet. Requirements * Current RN license in the state of Illinois. * CPR Certification * Must meet one of the following criteria: Previous experience in public or hospice nursing, minimum of 3 months 1 year of medical/surgical experience EOE Benefits All full time PLS employees are eligible for the following: * Major medical insurance with five options * Dental Insurance * Basic life insurance * Long term disability * Voluntary term life insurance * 403(b) retirement plans * Credit union * Employee assistance program * Flex spending account * Vacation pay and sick paySDL2017
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