RN – Homecare – St. Josephs

Maxim Healthcare Services

· Maxim Healthcare in Peoria, IL is hiring for a Registered Nurse to work with a Pediatric patient in St. Josephs, IL. We are offering a $2,000 sign on bonus.

The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing and documenting skilled nursing care in accordance with the care plan developed for each individual patient and within the physician’s orders. The Registered Nurse is also responsible for providing services, as directed by contract and/or program, while under the supervision of a contract/program clinical designee. The RN provides service in accordance with Maxim’s philosophy, standards and policies.

Patient Needs:

Full time




Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Assesses and evaluates patient nursing needs regularly

Utilizes the nursing process to plan, implement, and evaluate patient/client care and/or services provided to client(s) receiving contracted services, as required

Initiates the plan of care when directed and requests from prescriber any necessary revisions as patient status and needs change

Incorporates therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative nursing actions based on patient diagnosis and established goals

Intervenes as applicable in response to changes in patient/client condition and reports such changes to appropriate physician or supervisor

Administers medications and treatments as prescribed, as well as, monitors and documents effectiveness of intervention

Assures patient/client safety at all times

Monitors the safety and effectiveness of the care/services environment and equipment used, including universal precautions

Reviews plan of care and program protocols and identifies areas for healthcare teaching/education, care coordination, goal setting and discharge planning needs, as applicable

Documents all physician collaboration/coordination of care in the medical record and communicates this information as needed

Adheres to the following professional practice standards:

Nurse Practice Act

Standards of Nursing Practice

Standards of Patient Care

Standards of Accrediting Body

State and Local Laws

Patient Bill of Rights

Policies and procedures of contracted customers

Adheres to Maxim policy, procedure and applicable protocols

Attends case conferences, team meetings and education in-services, as required

Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing preferred

Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in specific state required

Complies with accepted professional standards and practice

One year prior professional nursing experience preferred

Current CPR, as applicable, for direct patient care

PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

Successful completion of Maxim Orientation and Compliance training, and all other assigned trainings as applicable required

Successful completion of Maxim’s Competency Program

Proficiency in the English language required

Current Health Certificate (per facility contract or state regulation) required

Must meet all federal, state, local and contract requirements

About Maxim Healthcare Services

Maxim Healthcare Services has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, employees and communities for more than 30 years. We offer private duty nursing, skilled nursing, physical rehabilitation, companion care, respite care and behavioral care for individuals with chronic and acute illnesses and disabilities. Our commitment to quality customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical healthcare needs makes us a trusted partner wherever care is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Services is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.