Home Health Nurse Weekender 2 days

Vanguard Home Care - Westchester, Illinois

3/3/2017 2:48:48 PM

A passionate, compassionate, and team oriented Weekender Home Health Nurse needed for the Chicagoland Area. You will plan, coordinate, supervise and provide nursing care for patients in the home in order to prevent or postpone hospitalization.

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Competitive Pay (including mileage reimbursement and cell phone stipend)
No on-call requirement
Flexibility in creating your own schedule
No Weekend Requirement (work Mon.-Fri.) or Choose to work only Weekends
Great Team to work with that provides support and camaraderie
Growing patient volumes provide consistent work
Working for a respected organization (licensed by IDPH and fully accredited by the Joint Commission)

You serve as the caring expert in your patients’ care:

§ Educating, supporting, and encouraging patient and families

§ Evaluating the safety of your patient and being their advocate to provide any needed changes to their care and surroundings

§ Electronic Charting to maintain accurate patient records including care plan, progress notes, Oasis Assessment, medications given, vital signs and treatments administered. Regularly re-evaluates the patients’ nursing needs following the initial evaluation visit.

§ Use your clinical expertise to prevent medical complications

Weekender Position Schedule:

Two (2) twelve (12) hour day shifts of Friday/Saturday, Saturday/Sunday or Friday/Sunday depending on the needs of Home Health.

The RN will be held to a productivity expectation of twenty (20) points per weekend (consisting of two (2) day shifts). Points are calculated as follows:

Skilled RN Open: 2 Points
Skilled RN Re-visit: 1 Point
High Tech Visit 1.5 Points
Attempted Visit: 0.25 Point
Certified WCC/WOCN Evals: 1.5 Points


The RN seeking to touch others’ lives through Vanguard Home Care must have:

1. Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Illinois.

2. Current Illinois driver’s license and auto liability insurance.

3. Completion of an Associate’s Degree from an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor’s Degree highly desirable.

4. Minimum of one (1) year of nursing experience required. Previous experience in a Home Care environment highly desirable.

5. Current CPR certification.

Job: Nursing

Hospital/Facility: Vanguard Home Care

Job Type: PT1

Shift Type: Days

Westchester, IL

Westchester, Illinois