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RN - Triage - Home Care Bloomington

Company: Carle Health
Location: Normal
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

















Position Summary:




Responsibilities include the coordination and provision of direct and indirect patient care using the nursing process to meet the physical, psychosocial, environmental, and spiritual needs of Carle Home Services specific patient populations and families throughout the geographical area. Telephonically triages incoming home care and hospice calls using the nursing process. RN will assess, evaluate, prioritize, and manage patients' symptoms, treatments and health concerns based on level of urgency and follow established home services guidelines for symptom management. Call the assigned home services staff when a home visit is necessary and provide report of care. Provide home visits as necessary.









Qualifications:




EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Associate's Degree in Nursing or Diploma (Not HS) in Nursing

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Registered Professional Nurse (RN) License Illinois upon hire and Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days and Driver's License upon hire and Proof of Auto Insurance upon hire.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Three (3) years Nursing

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Triage Experience preferred. Excellent telephonic communication skills.










Essential Functions:




  • Establishes nursing standards, assesses health needs, and plans and evaluates care with patients who have complex health problems.
  • Uses specialized knowledge and skills for patient care supervision.
  • Serves as resource within the organization and/or community.
  • Provides and facilitates competent health care of patients and families in area of practice. Ensures adherence to established standards of care and scope of practice.
  • Primarily provides telehealth triage for acute needs of home care and hospice patient populations for the Carle organization.
  • Documents all patient/family care clearly, concisely and timely in accordance with established policies and procedures, state and federal regulations and Accrediting Organization accreditation standards.
  • Meets with leadership team on a regular basis to report trends and to further develop program.
  • Establishes nursing standards, assesses health needs, and plans and evaluates care with patients who have complex health problems.
  • Uses specialized knowledge and skills for patient care supervision.
  • Serves as resource within the organization and/or community.
  • Provides and facilitates competent health care of patients and families in area of practice. Ensures adherence to established standards of care and scope of practice.
  • Primarily provides telehealth triage for acute needs of home care and hospice patient populations for the Carle organization
  • Follows established protocols for symptom management
  • Documents all patient/family care clearly, concisely and timely in accordance with established policies and procedures, state and federal regulations and Accrediting Organization accreditation standards.
  • Participates in the QA/QI process for Carle Home Health/Hospice as assigned and as appropriate.
  • Collaborates with both home care and hospice staff either by phone or email regarding patient care issues.









    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. - For more information: human.resources@carle.com.



    Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted. With an approved exemption, healthcare workers must do weekly testing and verify a negative COVID-19 test.























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