LPN – Homecare – St. Josephs, IL

Maxim Healthcare Services

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

Maxim Healthcare is looking for a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)/Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) who assumes responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient/client care. The LVN/LPN is also responsible for providing services, as directed by contract and/or program, while under the supervision of a contract/program Registered Nurse or clinical designee. The LVN/LPN provides service in accordance with Maxim’s philosophy, standards and policies.

Patient Needs:

Full time




Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

On each assignment, provides skilled nursing care/services in accordance with prescribed orders

Identifies and documents changes in patient/client physiological and psycho-social condition

Notifies Director/Supervisor, and contracted customer designee if applicable, when:

Physician notification is required in order to obtain necessary orders for intervention(s), per state regulations

Changes in patient/client condition have occurred

Adheres to Maxim policy, procedure and applicable protocols

Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient/client care requirements and/or contracted customer requirements

Ensures that documentation reflects patient/client collaboration including participation in plan of care creation and maintenance, physician correspondence/collaboration, expected patient/client outcomes, nursing interventions employed, and other items as required by contracted customer

Performs/provides interventions, treatments, and medication administration, according to identified priorities, the plan of care, facility policies and patient/client care outcome standards as applicable

Monitors and documents effectiveness of interventions, treatments, and medications

Assures patient/client safety at all times

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

Executes consistent, effective interpersonal communications and maintains positive, professional relationships with patient/client and contracted customer stakeholders

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 practical nurse or vocational nursing program preferred

Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse license in specific state required

Complies with accepted professional standards and practice required

One year prior professional nursing experience preferred

Willingness to participate in skills advancement training or novice nurse program if applicable

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 required

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.