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Registered Nurse (RN) - Licensed Practical Nurse (

Company: Soul Care Services, Inc. dba BridgingCare Home Hea
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Soul Care Services dba BridgingCare Home Health Plus is looking to fill FT, PT and PRN nursing positions in Chicago, IL

ABOUT US
We are an Illinois-licensed and Medicare-certified home health agency that provides skilled, individualized, and comprehensive home health services such as nursing and therapies (PT, OT, ST).

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES
Promoting the delivery of coordinated, comprehensive home-based healthcare to patients through the activities of observation, assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning and provision of direct nursing care and health teaching within the policies and standards of the company.

DUTIES

Assumes responsibility for an assigned caseload; makes planned home visits for assessment, instruction, supervision, and provision of nursing treatments according to the plan of care using a high degree of ethical, professional, and confidential care.
Develops, implements, and evaluates a comprehensive, goal focused, care plan in partnership with the patient, representative (if applicable) and caregivers, and makes updates in accordance with written orders from the physician.
Collaborates with the patient, representative (if applicable), caregivers in establishing realistic patient/nursing goals and expected outcomes.
Initiates and maintains continuous contact with the patient's physician to report the patient's response to home care, any changes in status, or possible need for additional services.
Coordinates with therapists, in-home service workers, and others who provide services to each patient to form an interdisciplinary team to ensure ongoing assessment of the patient and consistent and appropriate care.
Plans for the patient's discharge from service.
Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by the patient's physician.
Shares the responsibility of on call duty for patients in emergency situations, including home visits as required.
Participates in in-service programs, staff meetings, and case conferences
Recognizes ethical and legal responsibilities involved in patient care, respects patient rights, and property.
Accepts changes/additions to schedule during staffing difficulties when necessary.



CRITICAL DEMANDS

Must be able to meet the physical demands of providing nursing care, ambulating patients, transferring patients, assisting with exercises, etc.
Must be able to transfer patients as needed according to proper techniques of body mechanics to promote patient and staff safety and well-being.



QUALIFICATIONS

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19
Current registration as a nurse in Illinois.
Minimum of two years of nursing experience in an acute care or home care setting is preferred.
Must be empathetic, nonjudgmental, tactful, responsible, adaptable, organized, and committed to the purpose and objectives of the organization.
Must have excellent communications skills.
Must understand the team approach to patient care and be a supportive team member.
Comfortable working independently in a home-visit setting.
Basic computer and software skills (use of Internet, smart/cell phone and applications, e-mail etc.).

Keywords: Soul Care Services, Inc. dba BridgingCare Home Hea, Chicago , Registered Nurse (RN) - Licensed Practical Nurse (, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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