Wellness Nurse RN in Lincolnwood, IL at Health at Home

Date Posted: 11/27/2019

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Job Description

Job Description Summary:

The Wellness Nurse RN/LPN is responsible for provision and/or oversight of wellness care and coordinating health services for community residents. The Wellness Nurse will also work with the community to develop healthy plans.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

A. Communication with resident support services, residents and families, championing quality of life for all residents.
B. Monitors progress through blood pressure readings/vitals, weight monitoring and evaluations.
C. Provides information and educates residents in-person and telephonically regarding healthy lifestyles.
D. Contacts physicians and/or specialists regarding health status and assists arranging appointments.
E. Participates in Wellness Fairs, outreach Events and educational events.
F. Conducts Wellness Assessments.
G. Participates in Orientation, in-services and staff meetings as scheduled.
H. Participates in on- call duties as defined by the on-call policy.
I. Follows privacy policies of US CareNet and maintains the confidentiality of protected health information (PHI).

Position Qualifications:

1. Currently licensed in the agency state of operation as a Registered or Licensed Practical Nurse.
2. One to three years of nursing experience in a hospital setting or community health setting involving direct nursing care.
3. Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.
4. Overnight travel may be required.
5. Must be able to communicate articulately and comprehend written and verbal communications.
6. Must be able to function efficiently in a stressful work environment.