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Registered Nurse - Hospice- BJC Healthcare

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Alton
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Additional Information About the Role

Are you looking for an opportunity that provides work-life balance? Do you want to manage your schedule, build relationships and have direct patent care? BJC Home Care is looking for a Registered Nurse to provide care to our hospice patients in our Illinois region!

South Illinois Region
Monday - Friday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Weekend / Holiday Rotation
Laptop & Cell Provided
Mileage Reimbursement
Sign On Bonus

BJC Home Care offers patients and their families a complete range of home care services, including skilled nursing services, adult and pediatric hospice and supportive care, rehabilitation therapy, home infusion therapy, infusion treatment rooms, home medical equipment and high-tech respiratory care. Specialty home care programs also are available, including adult and pediatric asthma, cardiac, diabetes, orthopedic and wound care programs.

BJC Home Care provides care to thousands of patients in both Missouri and Illinois. Serving more than 25 counties, it has become the largest home care network in the region and one of the largest in the country.


Role Purpose
Registered Nurse evaluates the client and furnishes services requiring substantial and specialized skill, appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures, and instructions to assist the client in learning appropriate self-care techniques. When assigned as case manager, the staff nurse is responsible for coordinating all aspects of care related to that patient.



* Monitors patients response and modifies plan of care accordingly.
* Provides accurate documentation as required.
* Delivers direct patient care by assessing and evaluating patient's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs.
* Develops and implements individual plans of care in accordance with the established guidelines and standards of nursing care.
* Educates patients and their families on how to manage their illness or injury, including post treatment home care needs and medication administration.
* BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.


Minimum Requirements

* Nursing Diploma or Associate's Degree in Nursing
* RN license
* Valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

* Bachelor's Degree in Nursing/Home Health

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, Springfield , Registered Nurse - Hospice- BJC Healthcare, Healthcare , Alton, Illinois

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