Conducts the initial physical assessment of patients and their family. Coordinates the preparation of patient care plans, taking into account the age of the patient. Conducts periodic home visits to the patients based on the patient's level of need. Coordinates and oversees the delivery of service provided by Nurse Aides, Social Work Coordinator and Lay Pastoral Minister. Prepares patient care notes and ensures medical charts are up to date. Contacts attending physicians with requests for orders or changes in orders. Acts as an on-call Hospice Nurse. Conducts instructional and informational programs for Hospice staff. Attends and participates in scheduled staff meetings and support group meetings. Responds to patient and family requests in crisis situations.
Requires graduation from a Registered Nurse program from an approved school. BSN preferred; Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois; Will be required to complete CPR certification and maintain recertification; possesses a valid driver's license. Requires one to two years of progressively more responsible work experience as a licensed nurse within a home care, hospice, medical surgical or oncology setting.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary and excellent benefits package.
About Little Company of Mary Hospital and Healthcare Centers
Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers is a not-for-profit Catholic community hospital providing the latest surgical, inpatient and outpatient facilities.
At Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers, we offer you our heritage of faith-based care that focuses as much on technology as the spiritual connection of prayer to the healing process. We look toward a futu...re that draws on the experience and spiritual strength of our past , combined with the knowledge and scientific advances that will help us continue our mission of providing compassionate care.