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Maxim Healthcare Services RN Novice Nurse - Choose Your Own Patient and Schedule in Des Plaines, Illinois

Maxim Healthcare Services is seeking aNovice Registered Nurse. TheNovice Nurse RN (< 12 months of experience) is responsible for providing anddocumenting skilled nursing care in accordance with care developed for eachindividual patient in accordance with physician’s orders when applicable.

Maxim Healthcare Services is one of the largest private duty nursing and medical staffing agencies in the country. Our Lombard office- practicing across 6 counties- is expanding, and we’re looking for nurses who want to grow with us! We are actively hiring Registered Nurses (RNs) to assume responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and deliver of patient care. With Maxim, you work with patients in a one-on-one setting from the comfort of their home. A Private Duty Registered Nurse (RN) focuses all their skills and attention on a single patient, ranging in age and acuity level. All Registered Nurses (RNs) hired will work under the supervision of an RN Clinical Supervisor. The Private Duty Registered Nurse (RN) will consistently perform according to nursing standards and is accountable in managing patient care and assisting others in the management of patient care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Re-evaluates patient nursing needsregularly

  • Utilizes the nursing process to plan,implement, and evaluate patient/client care and/or contracted services

  • Initiates the plan of care whendirected and requests from prescriber necessary revisions as patient status and needs change

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

  • Assures patient safety at all timesand recipient of services provided

  • Intervenes as applicable to changes incondition and reports such changes to appropriate supervisor and/or physician

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

  • Monitors the safety and effectivenessof the environment and equipment including universal precautions

  • Reviews plan of care, programprotocols and identifies areas for healthcare teaching/education, care coordination, goal setting anddischarge planning needs as applicable

  • Documents all physiciancollaboration/coordination of care in the medical record and communicates this information asneeded

  • Supports profession practice byobserving the following;

  • Nurse Practice Act

  • Standards of Nursing Practice

  • Standards of Patient Care

  • Standards of Accrediting Body(ACHC, Joint Commission, etc.)

  • State and Local Laws

  • Patient Bill of Rights

  • Maxim Healthcare, Nursing, andClient’s Policies

  • Adheres to Maxim policy and procedureand applicable protocols

  • Attends case conferences, teammeetings, education in-services as required

  • Performs other duties as assigned

    Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school ofnursing

  • License Required

  • A minimum GPA requirement is expected.Authorization from Area or Regional clinical leadership should be considered whenhiring an applicant who does not meet a 3.0 GPA threshold

  • Complies with accepted professionalstandards and practice

  • Current resume including clinicalhours and rotations

  • Two letters of reference wherepossible. Prefer one reference to be professional reference (i.e. clinical instructor)

  • Current CPR

  • PPD or chest X ray if applicable

  • Successful completion of Maxim Homecare Novice NurseProgram orientation and training


At Maxim Healthcare Group, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. *CO Specific Benefits: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Health Advocacy (company paid if enrolled Medical), Health Advocate Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account , 401(k), 401(k) Company Match, Profit Sharing, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Primary Caregiver Leave, Parental Leave, Life and Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Hospital Expense Protection Plan, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Home and Auto Insurance, Pet Insurance, Transportation Benefits, CommonBond, Educational Assistance Program, College Partnership Program, Paid Time Off/Company Holidays

    About Maxim Healthcare Group

Maxim Healthcare Group has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim’s commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Group 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.