Franciscan Health 20000 Governors Drive, Suite 104 Olympia Fields,IL60461
PRN (As Needed)
WHAT WE NEED
RNs ready to care for the whole person
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
A Home Health Registered Nurse develops and oversees nursing care plans that individually address each patient's needs. Our RNs go beyond that and care for the patient's mind, body and spirit while supporting their families and caregivers as well. Home healthcare requires a special balance - you are the bridge between the physician and the home.
Can you develop, implement and supervise outstanding nursing care plans? Can you assess patient needs and make adjustments as needed? Are you goal-oriented and a strong communicator? Let us show you a way to put all these skills to work.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Make initial nursing evaluation visit to communicate with physician and determine a plan of care.
Practice nursing according to Franciscan Alliance and nursing division's philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations.
Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
Collaborate with patients and their families, as well as members of a multidisciplinary team, to ensure optimal patient outcomes and enhancement of the patient experience.
Assess, collect, and analyze comprehensive objective, subjective, psychosocial, and cultural data pertinent to patient condition to determine the nursing diagnosis, patient needs and plan of care.
Develop an appropriate plan of care based on objective and subjective data, observations, and communications from patient and family and continuously review and revise the plan of care as patient condition warrants.
Prioritize and implemet the identified plan, coordinate care delivery, employ interventions to improve patient outcomes while providing a safe, respectful, and ethical practice environment.
Evaluate the individualized plan of care and progress towards attainment of outcomes in collaboration with patient/family utilizing available data/resources.
Communicate timely changes in patient's assessment/ongoing reassessment to providers that warrant consideration and/or a change in the plan of care and maintain and coordinate communication with all members of the multidisciplinary team to facilitate safe transitions and continuity in care delivery.
Promote patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family to understand the condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.
Maintain a clean and safe work environment by handling and clearing instruments, equipment, and supplies in accordance with infection-control policies and protocols.
Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements as per manufactures instruction or calling for repairs when required.
Supervise clinical care provided by LPNs and Home Health Aides.
Serve in an on-call rotation and provides patient care outside of regular business hours.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
Prior Acute Care, Home Health and/or Long Term Care experience.
Develop own ways of working effectively and efficiently.
Handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
Accept personal accountability for deliverables and actions.
Develop effective relationships with patients, hospital departments, and other external parties.
Interpret test results and formulate reports.
Educate patients and/or families as to the nature of disease and to provide instruction on proper care and treatment.
Critical thinking skills.
Customer service skills.
Maintain composure, even in very difficult situations.
Prioritize and delegate tasks.
Show sincere interest in others and their concerns.
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
3-5 Years Experience
License(s): Registered Nurse
Certification(s): Basic Life Support Program
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.
Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.
Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.