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HOME HEALTH NURSE

Tenet Health Type Full time Posted 6/25/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/17/2014
IL - Illinois (All) Referral - n/a -    
Job Details:
  • Reporting to the Clinical Manager of Home Health and working under direct supervision plans, coordinates, supervises and/or provides nursing care for patients in the home in order to prevent or postpone institutionalization.

    This position supports the southeast team consisting south of Roosevelt Road to U.S. Route 30 and east from the IN/IL border to Austin Avenue.

    Bilingual Spanish Speaking preferred

    JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

    Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state ofIllinois .

    CurrentIllinois driver’s license and auto liability insurance.

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

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

    Current CPR certification.

    The analytical ability necessary to assess a patient’s condition and utilize the nursing process and professional judgment in providing comprehensive care to the patients.

    The communication skills necessary for almost constant interaction with patients, families, physicians and other members of the health care team.

    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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