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Registered Nurse, Home Health

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Alton
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Additional Job Information 40 Hours per Week - Sign-On Bonus Eligible - Local Travel Required - Weekend Rotation as Required by Department - Monday - Friday - Job ID: 1214984 Employment Status: Full-Time More Information: BJC Home Care Services 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 as well as the Lifeline emergency response system. BJC Home Care Services 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. The Alton Intermittent Home Care Department of BJC Home Care Services provides home visits to patients in Alton, Illinois and several nearby counties, with 24 hour on-call home care nursing supervision. Our JCAHO accredited, multi-disciplinary approach combines leading edge technology with a firm belief in the powerful recuperative advantages of receiving home care. Overview 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. Responsibilities 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. Promotes patient and family centered care in a healing environment. 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 Degree Nursing Diploma/Associate's - Nursing Experience No Experience Supervisor Experience No Experience Licenses & Certifications Valid Driver's License RN Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information Degree Bachelor's Degree - Nursing/Home Health Experience

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, Springfield , Registered Nurse, Home Health, Other , Alton, Illinois

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