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LPN/LVN-Home Health

Company: AMITA HEALTH
Location: Elk Grove Village
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

We are hiring an LPN/LVN Licensed Practical Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse to work on the Home Health Team that is part of the Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village, IL

 

Schedule:

  • Full-Time, Monday-Friday, 8:00AM – 5:00PM, with weekend and holiday rotations.
  • Travel required in the territory service area of South Team region

 

Why AMITA Health Alexian Brother Medical Center?

Since 1966, the experts at AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center Elk Grove Village have provided the northwest suburbs of Chicago with comprehensive, compassionate and quality health care.  Each year, the 900+ doctors treat more than 18,000 hospital patients at all stages of their lives and perform thousands of inpatient and outpatient surgeries.  Ranked among the 10 best Chicago area hospitals (U.S. News & World Report), AMITA Alexian Brothers has also received a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

 

What You Will Do:

Provide care to patients under the direction of a registered nurse or physician, functioning within scope of license.

  • Deliver care to assigned clients and performs direct care in accordance with established plan of care.
  • Deliver safe care at all times that is in line with physician orders, home health policy and established nursing care standards.
  • Maintain communication regarding patient progress with physician, supervisor, staff and family members as appropriate to the situation.
  • Report patient-related observations to supervising RN on a daily basis.
  • Administer medications and observe patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
  • Provide documentation that follows the established treatment plan, supports coordination of patient care, meets regulatory requirement and assures reimbursement.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
  • Drivers License credentialed from the Illinois Department of Motor Vehicles (IL-DMV) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
  • Practical/Vocational Nurse credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
Additional Preferences:

LPN must have a current LPN license for the State of Illinois, current CPR certification, at least 2 years of acute hospital experience or 2 years of home health experienced, critical thinking, excellent communication skills, extreme organizational skills and computer knowledge

Why Join Our Team:

AMITA Health, one of the largest health systems in Illinois, is comprised of 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. With more than 900 providers in its medical groups, 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners, AMITA Health serves over 6.6 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.

We are committed to improving accessibility to healthcare in the communities we serve. We hold ourselves accountable to our patients and one another, and we work hard to treat the whole person, body, mind and spirit. Our compassionate, talented team members are the source of our strength, and we invest heavily in their well-being. We offer significant professional opportunities, career advancement potential, comprehensive training and competitive wages.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement


Please note that AMITA Health will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. AMITA Health will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Keywords: AMITA HEALTH, Chicago , LPN/LVN-Home Health, Other , Elk Grove Village, Illinois

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