Home care in La Grange, IL

  • 106 W. Calendar Ct.
  • Suite 163
  • La Grange, IL 60525

We are hiring LPNs, RNs and Phlebotomists- Immediate openings!

October 31st, 2017

By: Linda Kunicki

hiring.jpgBrightStar La Grange and the surrounding suburbs has immediate employment opportunities for LPNs, RNs and Phlebotomists. Interested candidates should apply immediately because they won't last long! Phlebotomists please apply HERE and LPN's/LVN's HERE. Full descriptions are below. 
The phlebotomist is a member of the home care team who works under the supervision of a registered nurse. The phlebotomist is responsible for collecting blood specimens from clients and ensuring the integrity of the sample(s). He/she will be assigned in a manner that promotes quality, continuity and safety of a client’s care.
Responsibilities:

  • Perform phlebotomy as directed by the Director of Nursing or registered nurse supervisor.
  • Follow established aseptic blood drawing procedures and techniques.
  • Follow principles of infection control and Universal Precautions (i.e. Disposable gloves will be worn for all blood specimen collections.
  • Determine appropriate site for obtaining the specimen.
  • Insure integrity of specimen to include but not limited to the following:
    • Verify identify of client prior to procedure
    • Verify appropriate site to be used for procedure
    • Obtain blood specimen as ordered
    • Verify appropriate medium for specimen collection
    • Verify accurate label of specimen
    • Ensure accurate storage
    • Ensure chain of custody of specimen
  • Identifies and participates in performance improvement activities.
  • Assist in providing a safe environment and promote quality patient care through adherence to established policies, procedures and standards.
  • Ensure client’s rights are adhered to. These include but are not limited to:
    • the right to privacy and dignity while care is being provided
    • the right to accept or refuse care
    • the right to confidentiality of their information
  • Respond rapidly and appropriately in an emergency situation
  • Use equipment properly and in a safe manner.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Successful completion of a phlebotomy training program
  • Graduate of an accredited phlebotomy training program preferred
  • Minimum of one (1) year of documented experience required
  • Certified in CPR
  • Negative TB skin test or chest x-ray
  • Licensed driver with automobile that is insured in accordance with the organizations requirements.
  • Self-directing with the ability to work with little direct supervision
  • Empathy for the needs of the client
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to calm and reassure client(s) who are anxious about the procedure
  • Ability to express spoken and/or written ideas in English
  • Treats clients, staff and the public with courtesy, respect and presents appositive public image.
  • Works as a team member
  • Ensures confidentiality and security of the client’s medical information

 
The Licensed Practical Nurse LPN / Licensed Vocational Nurse LVN is responsible for providing direct skilled client care under the supervision of a registered nurse.  Responsibilities include following the plan of care, providing treatments, and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive client care outcomes.
Qualifications:

  • Graduated from a National League of Nursing accredited practical or vocational school of nursing.
  • Unencumbered license as a Practical or Vocational Nurse in the state that care is delivered.
  • 1 year of nursing experience required; three years nursing experience preferred.  Community, home health or medical/surgical experience preferred.
  • Comply with the state nurse practice act.
  • Comply with accepted professional standards of practice.
  • High level of interpersonal skills.
  • Certified in CPR.
  • Strong clinical skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to deal tactfully with clients, other team members and community.
  • Treat clients, team members and the public with courtesy, respect and presents a positive public image.
  • Empathy for the needs of the client.
  • Works as a team member.
  • Self-directing with the ability to work with little direct supervision.
  • Licensed driver with automobile that is insured in accordance with the organizations requirements.
  • Negative TB test or chest x-ray.

Interested candidates please email your resume directly to Chicago.Admin@brightstarcare.com

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