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Hospice Nursing Position

Maxim Healthcare is seeking compassionate and clinically strong Licensed Practical Nurses to provide one on one hospice care and LTC in the Northwestern suburbs of Chicago.
o Various cases are available requiring skills including vents, trachs, and g-tube, and medication administration.
o Nurse will also demonstrate critical thinking and performance ability in the coordination of patient care.
o Consistently performs according to nursing standards and is accountable in managing patient care and assisting others in the management of patient care.
o Nurse must possess strong communication skillso Nurse is flexible with travel to locations of assignmentsWe seek to align nurses with rewarding assignments that support their career goals and offer flexible, work life balance, and provide possible temp-perm opportunities.
Please send your resume to email removed if you feel like you would be a great fit for the position.
Responsibilities include:
o Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care.
o Performs focused interview to identify specific patient needs.
o Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in patient's condition.
o Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from health care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses.
o Documents the patient's plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions.
o Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements.
o Monitors consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff.
o Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard.
o Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient environment.
o Initiates and evaluates patient and/or family education.
o Revises plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, effective/ineffective nursing interventions.
o Documents the patient's response to nursing and other interventions.
o Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned floor/unit including establishing priorities.
o Monitors safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment.
o Supports professional practice by observing the following:
Uses knowledge and practices in accordance with 1) the Nurse Practice Act; 2) Standards of Nursing Practice; 3) Standards of Patient Care; 4) Jointo Commission, state and local laws; 5) Patient's Bill of Rights; and 6) Maxim Healthcare, nursing and client hospital policies.
o Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications include:
o Current Registered/Licensed Practical Nurse license for the state in which the nurse practices.
o Full command, verbal and written, of the English language.
o Current Health Certificate (if applicable)o Current PD or Chest X-Rayo One year prior professional nursing experience preferred with one Page 1 of 2 LPN/RN nursing experience preferred.
o Successful completion of Maxim background screening process.
o Successful completion of Maxim screening tests with a score of 80% or greater.
Maxim employees are our greatest asset.
We offer the following
Benefits:
o Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance o 401k Program o Competitive Pay o Flexible Scheduling o Direct Deposito Positive Work Environment and Internal Bonuses o Travel Benefits (as applicable)o 24 hour on- call serviceFinding the ideal job or opportunity isn't always an easy task.
At Maxim Healthcare Services, we strive to make life a little easier by matching your career preferences and skills with rewarding assignments in your area.
Whether you're looking for full-time, part-time, or per diem opportunities, we provide career opportunities in nearly every segment of the healthcare market.
At Maxim, we are committed to giving our caregivers the training and resources needed to provide compassionate care and enhance your career.
Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, and population health and wellness services across the United States.
Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.
A career with Maxim offers you flexible hours that fit your lifestyle, personalized service from our office staff, rewarding assignments, and so much more.
Our comprehensive benefits include competitive pay, health, vision, dental and life insurance.
Our employees also receive weekly pay checks and ongoing professional training.
Employees have the opportunity to participate in our 401(k) savings program and Maxim's Caregiver award and recognition programs.
Maxim has been making a difference in the lives of our caregivers, employees, and patients for more than 25 years.
We invite you to experience the joy and satisfaction of working with Maxim Healthcare Services!For over 25 years, Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc.
has assisted RNs and LPNs by partnering with them to find positions that fit them the best.
We take the burden off the RN's and LPNs job search and provide them with one-on-one treatment by partnering with Maxim recruiters to expand their career to the next level.
EOE/AAE For more information about our job opportunities, please visit our website.
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