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Registered Nurse - Med Surg

Company: Journey Care
Location: Crystal Lake
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Registered NurseJourneyCare is growing and looking for a Full Time RN Case Manager! Make a difference every day to patients and families coping with end of life illness. Join our caring and compassionate team today!

We offer a comprehensive benefits plan that includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, 401k with match, paid holidays, 17 days off, and more!

NEW COMPETITIVE SALARY STRUCTURES!

POSITION SUMMARY: The Hospice Registered Nurse Case Manager, will report to the Patient Care Manager and is a member of the Interdisciplinary Team. This role is responsible for delivering professional nursing care to patients, by supporting and providing initial and ongoing patient assessments, in accordance with the established plan of care, attending physicians orders, interdisciplinary team, state and federal requirements as well as the Company policies and procedures.

HOURS: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm and One Weekend Every Six Weeks

SERVICE AREA(S): Crystal Lake

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Assume primary responsibility for patient and family caseload, including the assessment, determine eligibility, admission processing, planning, implementation, and evaluation phases of the nursing process

Obtain data and assess necessary information from patient physical, psychological, social, and spiritual factors that may impact patient and family's needs and initiate intervention by other members of the interdisciplinary team

Initiate communication with the attending physician, interdisciplinary team, and other agencies for the purpose of coordinating optimal care

Provide regular visits to re-assess the patient's needs and update the plan of care

Perform therapeutic, preventative, and rehabilitative nursing procedures as directed by the attending physician

Perform clinical pronouncement of death and provide support to family

Maintain accurate patient records, charts, progress notes, reports and prepare care plans timely

Report any changes in patients condition, patient needs, issues, or problems, immediately to attending physician, nursing supervisor and interdisciplinary team, patients family, and other authorized agency personnel

Provide teaching to family, caregivers, and interdisciplinary team members to ensure continuity of patient care

Develop and maintain familiarity with Federal, State, Company policies and procedures regarding patients benefit

Supervise and document delivery of care by the Home Health Aide as required by Federal, State, and Company guidelines

Share in providing 24-hour, 7 day per week coverage to patients and families as necessary

Other duties as assigned

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

* Graduate from an accredited registered nursing program
* Licensed as a registered nurse in the state of practice
* Must possess current CPR, First Aid Certification
* Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant
* Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with patients, family members, visitors, agency personnel, and general public
* Must be knowledgeable of quality assessment and assurance procedures
* Must pass completion of pre-employment health screening, drug screen, background check where applicable by Federal and State laws, company policies

TEXT 1870 to (847) 416-8078 to APPLY!

Keywords: Journey Care, Crystal Lake , Registered Nurse - Med Surg, Healthcare , Crystal Lake, Illinois

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