Staff Position

Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Health
Springfield Clinic
Springfield, IL

$32+/hour

Overview

  • Start DateASAP
  • Setting
    Home Health

Pay

Estimated pay
$32+/hour

Benefits

  • Guaranteed Hours
  • Continuing Education
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Wellness and fitness programs
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Discount program
  • Medical benefits
  • Holiday Pay
  • Dental benefits
  • Vision benefits
  • Benefits start day 1
  • Life insurance

Description

The Home Health Registered Nurse is responsible for traveling to a patient’s home to provide skilled nursing service in accordance with the orders of the patient’s health care professional, under a plan of treatment established by the healthcare team. 

 

Principal Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for the observation, assessment, nursing diagnosis, council, care and health teaching for patients, and health maintenance and illness prevention. 
  • Provide progress notes to the patient’s provider when the patient’s conditions change or there are deviations from the plan of care, or at least every 60 days. 
  • Direct the activities of the licensed practical nurse and supervise the aide in the home. 
  • Administer medications and treatment as prescribed by the patient’s provider. 
  • Act as the coordinator of the healthcare team to maintain the proper linkages within a continuum of care.
  • Perform acts in accordance with the IL Nurse Practice Act. 
  • Maintains patient and staff privacy and confidentiality pursuant to HIPAA Privacy Final Rule.
  • Attends all training and educational requirements for role.

Education/Experience

  • 1+ year experience in a clinical care setting as a nurse
  • Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing is preferred
  • Previous Home Health or Hospice Experience is preferred

Licenses/Certificates

  • Current, unrestricted state RN licensee
  • CPR certification with American Heart Association

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Able and willing to travel within branch/office coverage area.
  • Must have a dependable vehicle, valid driver’s license, and current auto insurance in accordance with state laws.

Working Environment

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. 

PHI/Privacy Level

HIPAA1

Jacob Schien
Jacob Schien
Springfield Clinic Job ID #5634. Posted job title: registered nurse - home health

Employer

Springfield Clinic

About
Springfield Clinic has been recognized as on of the top 100 workplaces to work for 2 years running. We are proud to deliver exceptional care to our community and strive to be the best healthcare organization in the Midwest and the country. As an employee of Springfield Clinic you would be joining a team of talented individuals that strive to be the best in the industry, every day. 
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About Springfield, IL

Cost of Living
  • The cost of living in Springfield, IL is lower than the national average, making it an affordable place to live.
  • Wages generally match up with the lower cost of living, providing good value for residents.
Weather
  • In summer, the average high temperature is around 86°F, while the average low is around 65°F.
  • In winter, the average high temperature is around 36°F, and the average low is around 19°F.
Furnished Housing
  • Short term rentals are available in Springfield, IL, and they are relatively easy to find.
  • Many options exist for furnished housing, catering to the needs of travel nurses.
Transportation
  • Springfield, IL is relatively car-friendly, with manageable traffic and ample parking.
  • Public transportation options are available but may be limited compared to larger cities.
Demographics
  • Springfield, IL has a diverse population with a wide age range.
  • Common health issues may include seasonal allergies and respiratory conditions.
  • There is a growing population of travel nurses due to the presence of healthcare facilities and the capital city status.
Things to Do
  • Springfield, IL offers a variety of activities including diverse restaurants, art galleries, live music venues, and sports events.
  • Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy parks, hiking trails, and nearby recreational areas.
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