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Western Massachusetts Black Nurses Association

Home Health RN - Rewarding 1:1 Patient Care! New

Rockford, IL


Hiring Company

SwedishAmerican Health System Website

Positions Available

Full Time, Part Time

Salary Information

Per-Visit, $55k-$83k base wage

Position Description

SwedishAmerican, a Division of UW Health is a top-notch health system in North-Centeral Illinois with two hosptials, over 30 clinics, and a broad range of specialities. We are looking for independent, highly skilled nurses to work in our Home Health division. Home Health offers the opportunity to provide exceptional 1:1 care with patients directly in their homes while still using critical thinking and assessment skills. It's very challenging and very rewarding, but offers a reprieve from many of the physical demands of floor nursing. Have you considered it? 

The Home Health Nurse:

  • Utilizes the nursing process to provide skilled, client care services in the home and coordinates overall client care in accordance with Agency policy and physician's orders.
  • Participates in continuous quality improvement activities and educational experiences in support of Agency philosophy and objectives, as well as, Health System initiatives.


  • Graduate from an approved School of Nursing program.  
  • At least one year of experience as a professional nurse within the past three years in an acute care setting.  
  • Experience in home health, IV therapy, ER or oncology preferred.
  • Current RN license from the State of Illinois.  
  • Valid State driver's license and proof of liability insurance.
  • Bi-Annual CPR certification.

Additional Skills: 

  • Successful completion of annual clinical, age and job specific competencies and skill verification tools required.
  • Agility to effectively communicate orally and in writing in a caring, considerate and concerned manner.
  • Ability to direct staff and organize work assignments.
  • Leadership skills essential. 

Full-time opportunities available. PRN candidates considered as well.

To apply, please visit http://www.swedishamerican.org/careers/ today!

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