The RN – Care Coordinator provides Case Management services to private duty clients and may be used to staff National and Local Accounts. The RN – Care Coordinator provides service to individuals in their own homes and communities who need assistance caring for themselves as a result of old age, sickness, disability and/or other afflictions. Home care may include but is not limited to: medication set up, medication management, wound care, implementation and evaluation of patient care.RN Care Coordinator provides invaluable oversight and compassionate care to all of our clients.

Responsibilities

·         *Conduct Nursing Assessment at start of care *Conduct meet and greets on new field staff placements *Monitor and coach home nursing and home services field staff *Review nursing notes, coach field staff to improve quality *Review weekly care notes for quality of documentation, changes in patient condition requiring revisions to the Plan of Care. *Case management: contact families, coordinate care, field visits – home and facility, communicate changes in Plan of Care. Obtain physician’s signature approval as necessary. *Foster trusted relationships with peers and referral sources in facilities *Administer prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques *Conduct field supervisory visits, perform competency reviews on field staff skills as needed *Perform field injections, medication set ups, blood draws as time permits *Observe patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or physician of patient’s condition and reaction to drugs, treatments and significant incidents *Take and record patients’ vital signs to detect deviations from normal and assess condition of patient *Respond to life saving situations based on nursing standards, policies, procedures and protocol *Document nursing history and physical assessment for assigned patients *Initiate a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient as prescribed by the physician and/or Agency policy including patient and family instruction *Work with Physician and family to ensure that Discharge planning is communicated to the patient *Participate in the implementation and evaluation of patient care

·         *Rotating on call and weekends*

Qualifications

·         *1 year experience in a clinical setting *Successful candidate must submit to post-offer/ pre-employment drug screen *Familiarity with standard concepts, practices and procedures of a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois

Maureen Wood

1809 N Mill St. Suite F Naperville, IL 60563

P  630 778 2005  |  F  630 778 2006  |

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