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Visit Nurse

Company: Maxim Healthcare Services
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Maxim Healthcare Services is seeking a visit nurse to assume responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care. This visit nurse assumes the ability to make clinical judgments in an effective and efficient manner under the direction of the Director of Clinical Services. Wound care nurses specialize in assessing and treating patients with complex wounds, ostomies, or continence conditions. They work closely with members of patient care teams to ensure that personalized treatment plans are followed correctly in order to prevent future infection or injury. Responsibilities

  • Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care.
  • Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in the patients condition.
  • Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from health care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses.
  • Documents the patients plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions.
  • Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard.
  • Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, and effective/ineffective nursing interventions.
  • Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned unit/floor including establishing priorities.
  • Other Registered Nurse (RN) duties as assigned.Requirements
    • Current Registered Nurse (RN) License for the state in which the nurse practices.
    • Current Health Certificate (per facility Registered Nurse (RN) contract or state regulation).
    • Current PPD or Chest X-Ray.
    • Current BLS card.
    • One year prior Registered Nurse (RN) experience preferred.Benefits At Maxim Healthcare Group, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
      • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
      • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
      • 401(k) savings plan
      • Awards and recognition programs About Maxim Healthcare Services Maxim Healthcare Services has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, employees and communities for more than 30 years. We offer private duty nursing, skilled nursing, physical rehabilitation, companion care, respite care and behavioral care for individuals with chronic and acute illnesses and disabilities. Our commitment to quality customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical healthcare needs makes us a trusted partner wherever care is needed. Maxim Healthcare Services is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Maxim Healthcare Services, Elgin , Visit Nurse, Healthcare , Saint Charles, Illinois

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