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Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Care

VITAS Type Full time Posted 8/19/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/27/2014
IL - Illinois (All) - Chicago Referral - n/a -    

Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Care

Job ID: 2013-24035
Location: Chicagoland South
Min. Exp.(Yrs): 2
Category: Nursing

More information about this job:

Overview:

The VITAS Nurse is a member of the interdisciplinary team and is the pivotal person in identifying the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of the patient and family.  Responsible for initiating the appropriate intervention and support for the patient and family upon admission to VITAS and provides a continuously appropriate, comprehensive and responsive plan of care.

Qualifications:
  • Qualified candidates must possess a minimum of two (2) years experience as a Registered Nurse within the last five (5) years.
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in hospice, medical/surgical or home health preferred.
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse where the VITAS program is located.
  • Reliable transportation with appropriate insurance coverage.
  • Assist in lifting and transferring patients as required.
  • Close and Distance Vision.
  • Ability to adjust focus.
  • Lift objects in excess of 20 pounds.
  • Stand or walk in excess of one hour per day.
  • Talk and Hear.
  • Required to sit and stoop, kneel and crouch.
Education:
  • Completion of course study as required to acquire state licensure.
Special Instructions to Candidates:
EOE/AA
M/F/D/V