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Registered Nurse (RN)

Company: Help at Home
Location: DeKalb
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Job Description:

Help at Home is hiring TODAY in your community - We are now offering a hiring bonus of $150!

Help at Home is the nation’s leading provider of high-quality support services to seniors and people with disabilities. Our clients need us more than ever to continue living independently in their own homes while staying safe from high-risk facilities.

Help at Home leads the home care industry in protecting our clients and caregivers. We provide priority vaccine access, a ready supply of quality PPE, and up-to-date training.

The main focus of this position is to provide nursing services and to meet the identified health care needs of Help At Home clients. The RNT works within the framework of the agency’s policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all applicable state, federal and local administrative rules and regulations, as well as accreditation standards concerning the health care needs of the agency’s consumers. This position reports directly to the Residential Director.

 

Our caregivers are essential service providers and we are proud to offer the following benefits:

  • Cash incentives/hiring bonuses for new employees
  • Flexible scheduling with either part-time or full-time hours
  • Health care plan options with expanded medical coverage
  • Free COVID testing and priority vaccine access
  • Quarantine and Hazard pay for employees exposed to COVID on the job
  • Paid time off and vacation time
  • Paid travel time and mileage reimbursements
  • Industry-leading training and development
  • Strong career paths in a high-demand industry
  • Compassionate, professional management teams

 

Join us today and become a Help at Home Hero!

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide supportive services to individuals
  • Collect data, as assigned and report pertinent condition changes to the QIDP
  • Report responses to supportive care within the specified work day and report to QIDP about information that would impact the services and/or the Individual Support Plan.
  • Demonstrate the ability to care for a variety of individuals and report issues to the QIDP that might indicate a case conference is needed
  • Participate in case conferences, as requested
  • Follow Individual Support Plan and track goals
  • Document findings accurately, in a timely manner and on appropriate forms, according to agency policies and procedures
  • Provide accurate and timely timesheets
  • Follow assigned schedule, as assigned by agency or notify QIDP when schedule cannot be followed
  • Provide for the individual’s daily care:
    • Bathing, dressing, and grooming
    • Eating
    • Elimination
    • Transferring and ambulating
    • Creating a positive home environment, developing trust with clients and families, and offering emotional support to clients and their families
    • Communicate and actively listen
  • Determine measurements accurately (temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure, weight, intake, output, and food consumption (if in High-risk plan)
  • Observe and report any changes in the consumer’s appearance, behavior, and/or mood to the QIDP
  • Deliver medication, as required

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of a state-approved RN license
  • Must be in good standing with the state aide registry, if currently required to be entered on that registry
  • Knowledge and competency performing supportive service procedures
  • Ability to follow care plans
  • Recognition of the needs and concerns of others and the ability to maintain constructive working relationships 
  • Must have a valid Illinois motor vehicle operator’s license, access to a reliable vehicle and current automobile insurance coverage.
  • Must be willing to accept assignments without regard to location, socioeconomic environment, disease, ethnic origin or religion
  • Must be willing to work on weekends or evenings, when assigned

 

In order to be employed as a Registered Nurse, candidates must comply with state background screening requirements. Compensation, benefits, time off and bonuses vary by state and location, so please ask for complete details at your interview.

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Keywords: Help at Home, DeKalb , Registered Nurse (RN), Other , DeKalb, Illinois

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