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staff - Lead Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Health - $37-47 per hour

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Advocate Aurora Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Home Health Lead for a nursing job in Oak Lawn, Illinois.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Home Health
  • Discipline: RN
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours, days
  • Employment Type: StaffRN LEADShift:1stFull/Part Time:Full TimeLocation:10201 S Cicero AveOak Lawn, IL 60453Benefits Eligible:YesHours Per Week:40REGISTERED NURSE LEAD-HOME HEALTHLOCATION: OAK LAWNHOURS: DAYSMajor Responsibilities:Responsible for direct and in-direct patient care, (Clinical responsibilities vary based upon department specialty.)Responsible for daily team operations, staffing schedules and works to ensure overall work standards and goals are achieved.Under the direction of the department head, manages direct reports' orientation, training, and performance. Upholds clinic policies and serves as a role model by acting in a manner consistent with Behavior Expectations.Supports supervisor / manager in a variety of department / administrative functions as directed.Self DevelopmentLicensure:Nurse, Registered (RN)Education/Experience Required:--- Graduate of an accredited healthcare program relating to hiring department, or one year experience in related medical department. --- One year DMC associate, preferred. RN: --- Graduated from an accredited School of Nursing. --- Prefer 1 year of direct nursing experience.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:--- Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills. --- Good PC skills; basic keyboarding & typing skills. --- Strong clinical competencies and skills; (Injections, vitals, etc.). --- Demonstrated customer service skills. --- Previous experience supporting, training and mentoring others. --- Proven ability to use good judgment in stressful situations. --- Ability to learn medical terminology; if applicable. --- Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks. --- Knowledge of medical terminology. --- Technical expertise that matches the skills required for the department/area. --- Previous experience with EMR and/or scheduling systems a plus.Appropriate credentials, including license in State of Illinois, certification, registration, or specialized training as required by AAAHC and/or clinic to perform clinical duties; (ie; RN, ARRT, CMA, MA or specialty specific training). --- CPR certification required upon hire or within 60 days of hire. --- Additional certification/training required by some specialty departments: WIC: ACLS, PALS Cardiology: ACLS Oncology: OCN, Chemo-Bio Card Ophthalmology: Specialized Training Radiology: ACLS RN: --- Current RN license in the State of Illinois. --- CPR certification.Physicial Requirements and Working Conditions:--- Ability to complete all required training. --- Ability to pass pre-employment physical (and physical lift test, if required by department policy). --- Able to rotate shifts and locations to ensure adequate coverage as needed.If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.Addendum: RADIOLOGY In addition to general nursing requirements: Demonstrates ability to assist with specified procedures according to department guidelines, including but not limited to: -Takes patient history prior to CTs, inserts IVs, access/de-access mediports, perform hydration as ordered by providers -Assist providers during contrast reactions -Provide the diagnostic mammography and breast ultrasound patients with results -Provide patients with appropriate education related to mammography, breast surgery, self-breast exams, CT Lung Screening, smoking cessation, etc -Perform patients referred for CT Lung Cancer Screening to determine eligibility -Performs precertification/preauthorization on high end imaging exams and other types of proceduresThis job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.Advocate Aurora Health Job ID #R20936-1R.About Advocate Aurora HealthAdvocate Aurora Health's 22,000 nurses demonstrate our values of excellence, compassion and respect, collaborating to advance our stated purpose of helping people live well. To encourage you to be the best nurse you can, Advocate Aurora will provide support, tools and resources for orientation, education and professional development, in the care setting that is best for you. Your voice as a team member will be heard clearly whether you're at one of our 10 Magnet-- designated hospitals or more than 500 sites of care.--Join our team and be inspired to chart a course for Advocate Aurora to become the best place in the nation for nurses to pursue their passion.Benefits
    • Holiday Pay
    • Guaranteed Hours
    • Continuing Education
    • 401k retirement plan
    • Pet insurance
    • Wellness and fitness programs
    • Mileage reimbursement
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Life insurance
    • Discount program

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Oak Lawn , staff - Lead Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Health - $37-47 per hour, Healthcare , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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