Registered Nurse (RN) - Licensed Practical Nurse (
Company: Soul Care Services, Inc. dba BridgingCare Home Hea
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Soul Care Services dba BridgingCare Home Health Plus is looking
to fill FT, PT and PRN nursing positions in Chicago, IL
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,
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.
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
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
Plans for the patient's discharge from service.
Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by the
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
Recognizes ethical and legal responsibilities involved in patient
care, respects patient rights, and property.
Accepts changes/additions to schedule during staffing difficulties
Must be able to meet the physical demands of providing nursing
care, ambulating patients, transferring patients, assisting with
Must be able to transfer patients as needed according to proper
techniques of body mechanics to promote patient and staff safety
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
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.).
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