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Home Care Registered Nurse- BJC Healthcare

Full Time

Website BJC HealthCare

Additional Job Information

  • Sign-On Bonus Eligible –
  • Job ID: 1200137
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    Boone Hospital Home Care brings the excellence of Boone Hospital Center directly to patients’ homes. Patients are sometimes discharged from the hospital, or other facility, while still needing close medical supervision. Other times, a doctor may decide that a patient needs assistance but may not need to come to the hospital. This is where Boone Hospital Home Care steps in. Our caregivers are able to schedule home visits 24 hours a day, seven days a week with around-the-clock, on-call nursing supervision. Boone Hospital Home Care professionals also provide in-depth patient and caregiver materials, patient assessments and insurance verification assistance.

    Boone Hospital Home Care provides home care and hospice services to patients 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Home care visits are provided for patients with a skilled medical need and are intermittent in nature. Hospice services are provided for patients diagnosed with a terminal illness. Services include care from the following disciplines: nursing, therapy, aide, social work, chaplain and dietician. In addition to skilled medical care Boone Hospital Home Care professionals provide in-depth patient and caregiver education, patient assessments and insurance verification assistance. Boone Hospital Home Care handles of the financial, regulatory, planning, billing and collection functions for the agency.(Separate corporation from Boone Hospital Center)

    Overview


    Role Purpose

    Registered Nurse evaluates the client and furnishes services requiring substantial and specialized skill, appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures, and instructions to assist the client in learning appropriate self-care techniques. When assigned as case manager, the staff nurse is responsible for coordinating all aspects of care related to that patient.


    Responsibilities

  • Monitors patients response and modifies plan of care accordingly.
  • Provides accurate documentation as required.
  • Delivers direct patient care by assessing and evaluating patient’s physical, psychosocial and emotional needs.
  • Develops and implements individual plans of care in accordance with the established guidelines and standards of nursing care.
  • Educates patients and their families on how to manage their illness or injury, including post treatment home care needs and medication administration.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

    Degree

  • Nursing Diploma/Associate’s
  • – Nursing

    Experience

  • No Experience
  • Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • RN

  • Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

    Degree

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • – Nursing/Home Health

    Experience

  • <2 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    – Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    – Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    – 401(k) plan
    – Tuition Assistance
    – Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    – On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    – Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Associated topics: ambulatory, cardiothoracic, ccu, domiciliary, intensive, mhb, neonatal, psychatric, registed, transitional

    Tagged as: Ambulatory, Cardiothoracic, Ccu, Domiciliary, Intensive, Mhb, Neonatal, Psychatric, Registed, Transitional

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