Job Description
Home Health Nurse –Lake County Area
Want more out of your nursing career? Join the nursing team at Meridian Home Health Care Services, Inc.  Known for quality care, we are the trusted source for home health care services. Right now, we are seeking a skilled Registered Nurse.  We offer workable schedules and competitive pay.   Every day, we a make a difference in the lives of patients, and as a member of our team, so will you. Apply today!

Job Responsibilities
As a Home Health Nurse, you will follow the plan of care, provide treatments, and work collaboratively with the members of the team to help create positive patient care outcomes. You will be responsible for following all privacy policies of Meridian Home Health Care Services Inc. and maintaining the confidentiality of protected healthcare information (PHI).
Nurse responsibilities include:
-Providing direct patient care as defined in the agency state of operation’s Nurse Practice Act
-Implementing plan of care initiated by the RN
-Providing accurate and timely documentation consistent with the plan of care
-Assessing and providing patient and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to    diagnosis and plan of care
-Participating in coordination of home health services, appropriately reporting the identified needs for other disciplines (HHA, OT, PT, MSW, ST, and Dietician) to the RN and/or Clinical Manager
-Using equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently
-Providing weekend and holiday coverage as assigned
-Participating in orientation, in-services, and staff meetings as scheduled
-Participating in personal and professional growth and development
-Proficient in Medicare Regulations and OASIS Conventions

Additional Requirements:
Current Illinois Registered Nurse License
Current CPR Certification (Online CPR are not accepted)
Valid Driver’s License
Prior experience not a must
Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.