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Company: Ingalls Health System
Location: Harvey, IL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech




Join the hospital trusted by Chicago's Southland, Ingalls Memorial Hospital, in this role as a Private Duty Float -Registered Nurse with Ingalls Memorial Hospital. 


The Private Duty Float -Registered Nurse requires the personnel to maintain 40hours/week as scheduled by the scheduling coordinator and / or Clinical supervisor. Staff PD shifts every week, day shifts and evening shifts and some weekend shifts as needed and scheduled per agency policy. There will be 6 paid Holidays per year. This position assists clients in meeting their psychosocial, safety, and physical needs by performing nursing procedures and judgment for which he or she has been educated and has provided proof and validation of necessary skills.  The RN assists with clients needs according to the plan of care and observes and records pertinent data to the Clinical Supervisor. Assess, implements, and evaluates care of clients serviced by the division. Any need for physician contact should be related immediately to the designated supervisor. Assist with supervision of Private Duty field staff as assigned by the clinical supervisor.


Essential Job Functions: 

  • Provides services in accordance with policies of Ingalls Private Duty.
  • The RN performs specialized treatments.
  • Understands and demonstrates aseptic technique and sterile technique when required.
  • Prepares equipment and materials for treatment, observing aseptic technique.
  • Assists the client or family in learning appropriate self-care techniques.
  • Notifies Clinical Supervisor of changes in patient's condition or behavior according to agency policy and protocol.
  • Informs Private Duty Supervisor of any unusual occurrences or circumstances as policy requires.
  • Ensures client's equipment and supplies are utilized safely and assures client safety at all times. Reports any issues which may compromise client's safety to designated Supervisor within the agency.
  • Records all pertinent clinical information on the clinical record as designated by agency policy.
  • Updates knowledge and skills by attending in-service programs, education offerings, etc. which are mandated by Ingalls Home Care and by individuals agencies or state regulations.
  • Ensures client right and confidentiality.
  • Commits to one hundred percent (100%) patient and customer satisfaction by always exhibiting a courteous and helpful manner during interactions with other, including patients, families, visitors, physicians, students and co-workers.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications

  • Current state of Illinois nursing license.
  • Current CPR is required.
  • One year of nursing experience required. One year of Pediatric care experience in an institutional setting and/or home care and/or private duty care preferred.
  • Verification to practice in any specialty areas is required such as pediatrics, Hi-tech, maternal/child, etc. Generally all certificates should be obtained from a National Credential body such as INS, ONS, etc.  The Nurse Practice Act in the State of Illinois has very specific guidelines on the supervision and restrictions of Hi-Tech and other specialty areas of nursing in the Home. 
  • Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, basic math skills; nursing skills per competency checklist.
  • Possesses and maintains a valid driver's license and current automobile insurance and has the availability of personal and dependable mode(s) of transportation to conduct home visits.

Position Details

  • Job Type/FTE: Full Time
  • Shift: Rotate
  • Unit/Department: Private Duty
  • CBA Code: Non Union
Continuing Education Requirements:

Ingalls Home Care personnel are expected to participate in appropriate continuing education as may be requested and/or required by their immediate supervisor.  In addition, personnel are expected to accept personal responsibility for other educational activities to enhance job-related skills and abilities and as required by licensing standards and maintain 20 CE's per Licensing year as required by Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.



Must comply with Ingalls Memorial Hospital's COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.

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