RN Registered Nurse (Nursing)- Plainfield, IL in Yorkville, IL at ResCare

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Yorkville, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/12/2018

Job Description

ResCare 

Title: RN Registered Nurse (Nursing)- Plainfield, IL

Job Category: Nursing/Skilled

Line of Business: HomeCare Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a RN Registered Nurse (Nursing)- Plainfield, IL.

About this Line of Business

As one of the industry's largest providers, HomeCare services offers care for more than 20,000 individuals across the country. We deliver quality, compassionate and highly individualized in-home care and support that helps seniors stay at home - all while maximizing their dignity, privacy and independence. Whether our clients are recovering from illness, injury or surgery, living with a chronic disability or dealing with the natural process of aging, our services are tailored to meet the individual needs of people of all ages, physical conditions and cognitive abilities.

HomeCare services include personal care and homemaking programs, professional nursing, geriatric care management, Alzheimer's/dementia care, respite care and other programs, as well as differentiated offerings in home monitoring with Rest Assured(R) Telecare that help reduce hospital visits and keep people in their homes longer.

As a(n) RN Registered Nurse (Nursing)- Plainfield, IL you will: 

The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing care and treatment for clients in their home environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide 1:1 care for client following client's plan of care at all times while maintaining client's dignity and independence. 
  • Monitoring clients vital statistics and reporting abnormal findings to the case manager and physician
  • Assessments
  • Administration of medications, feedings, oxygen, ostomy care as needed per client's plan of care
  • Complete routines as established by other care professionals such as PT, OT, Speech Therapists
  • Ensure infection control policies are maintained at all times
  • Follow client's plan of care. 
  • Accurately documenting nursing actions of all care given and communication with family, case manager, and physicians
  • Documentation of progress and outcomes for established goals
  • Informs physician, case manager, and families of changes in client's medical condition and needs
  • Ordering supplies, medications, and feedings as needed to insure adequate amounts are on hand at all times
  • Establishing and maintaining a professional relationship with families, clients, and other health providers
  • Report incidents or accidents to case manager
  • Ensuring all medical equipment is maintained and report faulty equipment to DME for repair
  • Performs other duties designed to improve employee effectiveness as a member of the team
  • Dependable
  • Conducts self in professional and ethical manner
  • Willing to assist others
  • Works independently
  • Handles information in a confidential manner
  • Communicates in an open and honest manner

Position Requirements

  • Proof of current license as a registered professional nurse in good standing from the state(s) of practice
  • Current CPR certification
  • Complete a skills checklist inventory
  • Has completed a Criminal Background Check indicating that the applicant does not have a record of conviction of any of the criminal offenses  listed in policy and according to state regulation
  • Must be able to travel to, between, and from client's location, providing own transportation
  • Be able to bend stoop, push, pull, sit, and walk for periods of time
  • Able to utilize proper body mechanics while lifting 50 pounds
  • Knowledge of individual service plans, including understanding of client rights and health needs
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret and extensive variety of physical assessment findings and deal with findings appropriately. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. 

Additional Information

For Plainfield and surrounding areas

Benefits

ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

624 W VETERANS PKWY STE B , YORKVILLE, IL 60560-2506 USA