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Title Pediatric Nurse
Categories Registered Nurse
Salary Very Competitive
Location Chicago, IL
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Pediatric Charge Nurse

**Position is located in the South Suburb of Chicago, IL** Day & Night Shift positions 7:00am to 7:00pm and 7:00pm to 7:00am available.

We are seeking an experienced Pediatric Charge Nurse for our Pediatrics Residence.

We are a Pediatrics Nursing Residence in the South Suburb of Chicago, IL.  We  are searching for an experienced Pediatric Nurse that is knowledgeable  with PICU or NICU along with knowing vents, trachs and g-tubes and such to take on the role of Pediatric Charge Nurse. The Pediatric Charge Nurse will also oversee the LPN’s and CNA’s within the Residence and assist as needed on the floor should a code blue situation arise. The Charge Nurse will help lead, educate, and build a fast growing; result oriented Pediatrics Residence in Chicago, IL.

Must have some experience in PICU or NICU to qualify for the position! You must also be familiar with trachs, vents and g-tubes as well.

Qualified Pediatric Nurses please forward your resume to Eric Clay at eclay@lpchealthcare.com or call Eric at 773-494-9365 for more information

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Title Nurse Case Manager
Categories Registered Nurse
Salary 70K to 80K
Location Scottsdale, AZ
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Nurse Case Manager (RN’s Only)

 We are seeking a Nurse Case Manager (RN) for our Hospice Facility in Scottsdale, AZ.

 JOB SUMMARY:

The Registered Nurse Case Manger (RNCM) will provide direct patient care services to hospice patients and supportive care to the patient’s family; manage an interdisciplinary group (IDG) consisting of Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses, Certified Nursing Assistants and support staff to enhance the quality of hospice care; and case manages all assigned patient clinical records.

MAJOR JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Promotes and practices the Sage Hospice and Palliative Care philosophy and mission: To provide the absolute most compassionate, comprehensive and qualified care to people with life-limiting illness in order to serve them through their individual journey with dignity, respect and integrity Assures the highest quality of care is provided and documented in accordance with the Plan of Care (POC)
  • Performs the initial and on-going assessment of the patient.
  • Helps develop and implement the POC as prescribed by the physician and in conjunction with the other members of the IDG
  • Responsible for the education of the patient, family or other caregivers in relation to needs identified on the POC, including but not exclusive to medication administration, dressing changes, oxygen administration, hospice philosophy and care of the terminally ill patient
  • Works closely with other members of the IDG to provide all-inclusive physical, psychosocial, educational, emotional and spiritual services including bereavement support to the patient and family to achieve the highest quality of care Maintains primary control and professional management of each patient and acts as primary liaison between physician, patient/family and hospice team  so as to be fully aware and abreast of all clinical issues, staffing and  scheduling concerns Reports any change in the patient’s condition to both the Attending Physician and Hospice Physician
  • Maintains close contact with the patient’s family and/or significant other to provide information, support and continuity of care
  • Maintains communication with facility, group home and private care staff
  • Maintains an accurate and updated medical record, including all IDG notes, POC’s, initial and on-going assessments and any other information pertinent to the care of the patient
  • Performs on-going review and follow-up on assigned patient clinical records to assure quality services are provided, standards of practice are followed, and compliance with policies, procedures and regulatory requirements is met and maintained
  • Practices infection control measures and standard precautions
  • Makes routine supervisory visits of and with all other team members at least monthly
  • Monitors scheduling of all staff
  • Maintains a high level of knowledge pertaining to the management of pain and symptoms in the dying process
  • Participates in the Sage Hospice and Palliative Care Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement Program
  • Attends staff meetings
  • May be requested to participate in agency on-call schedule
  • Consistently promotes Sage Hospice and Palliative Care core values
  • Completes Sage Hospice and Palliative Care annual training
  • Performs other activities as assigned

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • A minimum of one (1) year experience in oncology, long term care, or hospice or home health
  • Current licensure in the state of residence
  • CPR certification.
  • Current automobile insurance and valid driver’s license

SKILLS/ABILITIES/KNOWLEDGE:

  • Must be able to effectively operate nursing assessment tools, computers, facsimile equipment, copier and cell phone
  • Must have and maintain transportation to be used for work
  • Knowledge of terminally ill patients and their families along with understanding of hospice Ability to apply knowledge of the special needs to hospice patient and families
  • Knowledge of roles of all disciplines providing hospice services
  • Excellent patient assessment skills
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Maintains high standards of integrity and business ethics
  • Conducts self in an honest, ethical manner
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Documentation and program management
  • Knowledge of general nursing practice
  • Thorough knowledge of managed care principles, regulatory guidelines (i.e., Medicare, ACHC and human resource) management principles and applicable laws and regulations
  • Reports promptly any suspected violation of compliance standards.
  • Sensitivity to the impact of life and death issues faced by individuals with terminal illness
  • Ability to support others at a time of crisis.
  • Must be able to demonstrate flexibility by performing a variety of tasks
  • Communicate effectively with people of all socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Responsible functioning in the work place, maturity, cooperation, flexibility, tact in dealing with co-workers and all members of the hospice team
  • Express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word
  • Ability to stoop, bend, kneel or crouch
  • Endure long periods of driving
  • Stand, walk and/or sit for extended periods of time
  • Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills
  • Ambulate on rough surfaces and climb stairs
  • Lift or move up to 25 lbs. when transporting supplies and lift and turn patients in excess of 50 lbs

Qualified Registered Nurse Case Managers please forward your resume to Eric Clay at ericc@aurastaff.com or call Eric at 773-494-9365 for more information.

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