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HOME HEALTH ADMISSION NURSE

Tenet Health Type Full time Posted 2/26/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 4/15/2014
IL - Illinois (All) Referral - n/a -    
Job Details:
  • GENERAL SUMMARY:

    Reporting to the Clinical Manager of Home Health and working under general supervision is responsible for admitting patients to the agency utilizing a complete comprehensive OASIS assessment and initiating an appropriate plan of care to meet the patients nursing needs and ensuring the patient environment is safe.

    This position supports the north team consisting of north of Roosevelt Road to Lake and McHenry Counties and east from the lake to the northwest suburbs.

    JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

    Completion of an Associate’s Degree from an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor’s Degree highly desirable.

    CurrentIllinoisdriver’s license and auto liability insurance.

    Minimum of one (1) year of nursing experience required. Previous experience in a Home Care environment highly desirable

    Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state ofIllinois.

    Experience in completing OASIS documents in a home health care setting required. OASIS certification preferred.

    Excellent patient assessment skills.

    Current CPR certification.

    The ability to teach and be a role model for colleagues.

    Demonstrated organizational skills, self directed and independent in fulfilling role obligations.

    Excellent communication and customer service skills.

    Technology skills with the use of computer/laptop and cell phones use including texting capability.

    The physical ability required to lift/move/ambulate patients.

    The ability to perform effectively and efficiently under the pressure of stressful or emergency situations.

    I understand and acknowledge that any offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory acceptance of the annual recommended vaccination(s) for a designated influenza season when it is available. The only acceptable exceptions to this mandate at the time of hire and annually are documented medical contraindications and documented religious objections. I also understand and acknowledge that staff who decline the vaccination due to medical contraindications, religious objections or if the vaccine is unavailable due to supply constraints, will be required to wear a mask when determined to be appropriate. The timing and duration of the use of masks will be determined by the hospital along with local, regional and/or national public health authorities. I agree to abide by the Vanguard Health Systems Influenza Prevention and Vaccination Guidance Policy.

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