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Nurse Practitioner - Illinois Home Care Services

Job Description


Job ID: 1207042
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

BJC Home Care Services offers patients and their families a complete range of home care services, including skilled nursing services, adult and pediatric hospice and supportive care, rehabilitation therapy, home infusion therapy, infusion treatment rooms, home medical equipment and high-tech respiratory care. Specialty home care programs also are available, including adult and pediatric asthma, cardiac, diabetes, orthopedic and wound care programs as well as the Lifeline emergency response system. BJC Home Care Services provides care to thousands of patients in both Missouri and Illinois. Serving more than 25 counties, it has become the largest home care network in the region and one of the largest in the country.

The Alton Intermittent Home Care Department of BJC Home Care Services provides home visits to patients in Alton, Illinois and several nearby counties, with 24 hour on-call home care nursing supervision. Our JCAHO accredited, multi-disciplinary approach combines leading edge technology with a firm belief in the powerful recuperative advantages of receiving home care.


Overview


Role Purpose

Coordinates the care of select patient populations to ensure the promotion of health and wellness through education and training of patients and families and case consultation with psychiatrist, case manager, community support specialist and nurse care manager in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician.


Responsibilities

  • Develops collaborative relationships with treating PCPs and psychiatrists as well as other healthcare professionals and facilities.
  • Establishes priorities for disease management and improving health status.
  • Assists the CMHC in developing and enhancing wellness initiatives.
  • Alert healthcare providers to co-morbid medical and behavioral conditions, coordinate consumer enrollment in health programs and monitor the inclusion of effective health care strategies in patient treatment plans.
  • Consults about identified health conditions of their clients and provides education training.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Nursing(Accredited NP Program)

     

    Experience

  • <2 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
  •  

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Nurse Practitioner
  • RN

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Doctorate
  • - Nursing(Accredited NP Program)

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
  •  

    Supervisor Experience

  • < 2 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer