Vista Health System

Vista Health System is one of the fastest-growing healthcare systems in Illinois as we expand our services throughout Lake County. We have been a major healthcare provider in Lake County since 1891, and we remain fully committed to delivering exceptional care for the people of our community.  One of the keys to our success is our ability to partner with the best physicians that we recruit from the Chicago area and around the country.

Vista Health System is a community healthcare provider; a network that includes Vista Medical East campus and the Vista Lindenhurst campus that includes Vista Ambulatory Care Center, Lindenhurst Surgery Center, LLC, a freestanding Emergency Center and the Medical Office Building.  The Vista Health system also has several locations for imaging, patient therapy and physician offices throughout Lake County, Illinois.

 

Vista Health System Waukegan, IL 60085
Feb 14, 2020
$15,000 Sign-On Bonus (5+ or more years of experience, full-time positions only) Vista Health System is interested in hiring an experienced Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Room who is looking to broaden his/her skills and gain valuable experience working in a community hospital that worked hard to achieve status as certified Centers of Excellence in numerous critical areas of patient care. Vista Medical Center East is home to a Level II Trauma Center certified Emergency Department staffed by board-certified emergency physicians and trauma – trained registered nurses. As a Registered Nurse, RN-ER your responsibilities: You will be responsible for the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and education of assigned patients; prioritizing patient care based on acuity level and available resources. Assist physicians during examination, treatment and procedures; administering prescribed medications, changing dressings, cleaning wounds, monitoring vital signs; assessing and coordinating patients’ discharge planning needs with team members Monitoring and maintaining accurate patient medical records; and communicating patient condition as appropriate using computerized documentation systems. Communicate with collaborate with physicians or specialists regarding patient care Assess the psychological, social and emotional needs of patients family/significant others Additionally, RNs working in our fast-paced environment must be able to adapt to changes in workload assignment, function as Fast Track, Triage, or Charge nurse as needed; and accept assignments in any of our three ED locations (Vista East, Lindenhurst) Shifts Available - Full Time Day & Part Time Night *Competitive shift differentials We offer a competitive benefit package of Medical, Dental and Vision plans. 401K, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off / Sick Leave and much more! Qualifications, Desired Skills, and Experiences Registered Nurse in Illinois ASN, BSN / MSN preferred CPR, ACLS certification; PALS preferred Emergency or critical care experience strongly preferred Experience in an acute care setting required Travel to other Vista Health sites may be required On-call & Call-in support is required (home dept. or other VHS locations) Choose Excellence! Choose Vista! Qualifications Skills Behaviors : Motivations : Education Required Associates or better in Nursing. Preferred Bachelors or better in Nursing. Experience Licenses & Certifications Preferred L-IL-RN License
Vista Health System Waukegan, IL 60085
Feb 14, 2020
Apply Now at Vista Health System and begin working and servicing patients in our community! Invest your time in providing quality care for the communities we serve! Vista Health System is a community healthcare provider; a network that includes Vista Medical East campus and the Vista Lindenhurst campus that includes Vista Ambulatory Care Center, Lindenhurst Surgery Center, LLC, a freestanding Emergency Center and the Medical Office Building. The Vista Health system also has several locations for imaging, patient therapy and physician offices throughout Lake County, Illinois. Vista Health System's New Family Center, recently remodeled to "boutique-style" birthing center and offers beautiful new labor & delivery suites, all-private rooms and expanded special nursery. Vista Health System is interested in hiring a Registered Nurse / RN Nursery unit who is looking to broaden his/her skills and gain valuable experience working in a community hospital that worked hard to achieve status as certified Centers of Excellence in numerous critical areas of patient care. We offer a competitive benefit package of Medical, Dental and Vision plans. 401K, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off / Sick Leave and much more! Qualifications: Licensed Registered Nurse in state of Illinois. BSN strongly preferred. CPR, NRP certified. ACLS, PALS preferred. 2+ years hospital experience as a nursery nurse preferred. Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Outstanding record in patient and family satisfaction. Qualifications Skills Behaviors : Motivations : Education Required Associates or better in Nursing. Preferred Bachelors or better in Nursing. Experience Licenses & Certifications Preferred L-IL-RN License
Vista Health System Waukegan, IL 60085
Feb 14, 2020
Apply Now to start working and servicing patients in our community. Invest your time in providing quality care for the communities we serve! Vista is interested in hiring a Patient Care Tech (PCT) who is looking to broaden his/her skills and gain valuable experience working in a community hospital that worked hard to achieve status as certified Centers of Excellence in numerous critical areas of patient care. Shifts Available: Full-Time, Nights (3/12hr shifts, 7p-7a, rotating and every other weekend) Patient Care Tech (PCT) Responsibilities: Acts as a liaison between patients, patients' relatives, and the healthcare organization. Communicates patients' questions, complaints, problems and concerns to appropriate staff members. Explains policies and procedures to patients and refers them to the proper services. Duties include taking vital signs, collecting specimens, performing catheterization and assisting patients with eating, personal hygiene and grooming. Answer call lights quickly whether that of assigned patient or not. Transport patients to Surgery or other departments. Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent is required Registered with IDPH Must meet at least one of the following criteria: Graduate LPN One year work experience as a nursing assistant in an acute hospital setting or nursing home Successful completion of State Certified Nursing Assistant training course Graduate RN who has not successfully met all criteria for licensure Current licensure as an EMT in the state of Illinois Successful completion of one clinical semester as a nursing student Graduate RN from a foreign country who has not met all criteria for licensure in the state of Illinois Military training as a hospital corpsman High school diploma or equivalent. Qualifications Skills Behaviors : Motivations : Education Required High School or better. Experience Licenses & Certifications
Vista Health System Waukegan, IL 60085
Feb 08, 2020
Draws and collects blood samples from patients, verifies records and prepares specimens for laboratory analysis. Assists in providing patient care. Performs phlebotomy, clerical and central processing duties. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and certification by a nationally recognized body is desirable . Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Qualifications Skills Behaviors : Motivations : Education Experience Licenses & Certifications
Vista Health System Waukegan, IL 60085
Feb 08, 2020
Works under the supervision of a medical technologist to perform routine laboratory testing. Obtains and prepares patient specimens. Performs diagnostic laboratory tests and procedures on body fluids and other specimens using both manual and automated methods of analysis. Reviews, assesses and interprets test results. Accurately reports results along with relevant information pertaining to the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of disease. Assesses all preanalytic, analytical and post-analytical variables of the testing process to assure the accuracy of the results reported. Qualifications Skills Behaviors : Motivations : Education Experience Licenses & Certifications
Vista Health System Waukegan, IL 60085
Feb 08, 2020
Operates a switchboard or telephone console to route incoming calls and place outgoing calls in a fast paced environment. Department also handles the Physician answering service calls. Responsible for updating the Physician’s on call schedule and office information. Record and deliver messages, cancel appointments, and page physicians. Qualifications include: 1-2 years of experience with handling high volume, call center activity.Excellent telephone etiquette and good human relations skills required. Familiarity with and the ability to operate a personal computer. Moderate proficiency in word processing. Attention to detail is an integral part of the position. Qualifications Skills Behaviors : Motivations : Education Experience Licenses & Certifications
Vista Health System Waukegan, IL 60085
Feb 08, 2020
Provide clinically based concurrent and retrospective review of inpatient medical records to evaluate the documentation and utilization of acute care services. Completes appropriate physician documentation of care to accurately reflect patient severity of illness and risk of mortality. Obtains accurate and compliant reimbursement for acute care services and in reporting quality of care outcomes. High School diploma or equivalent. Associates degree. Must possess a current, valid RN or LPN license or an RHIA, RHIT, or CCS credential. At least 3 years clinical or inpatient coding experience in an acute care setting required. Qualifications Skills Behaviors : Motivations : Education Experience Licenses & Certifications
Vista Health System Waukegan, IL 60085
Feb 08, 2020
Assists in providing patient care. Performs phlebotomy, clerical and central processing duties. Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and certification by a nationally recognized body. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Qualifications Skills Behaviors : Motivations : Education Experience Licenses & Certifications
Vista Health System Waukegan, IL 60085
Feb 08, 2020
Vista Health System is currently we are looking to fill a vital role of Population Health Nurse. This RN will coordinate team-based care to provide health services to individuals, through effective partnerships with patients, their caregivers/families, community resources, and their physician. The RN will facilitate a “shared goal model” within and across settings to achieve coordinated high-quality care that is patient and family centered. Key job responsibilities to include but not limited to: Provide a coordinated, strategic approach to detect early and manage effectively the chronically ill patient population. Coach safe transition of care after discharge Coach and educate patients/families toward successful self-management of their healthcare. Assess patient and family’s unmet health and social needs and share resources within the community. Develop a care plan based on mutual goals with the patient, family, and provider’s emergency plan, medical summary, and ongoing action plan, as appropriate. Monitor patient adherence to plan of care and progress toward goals in a timely fashion, and facilitate changes as needed, while reducing unnecessary costs. Cultivate and support primary care and sub-specialty co-management with timely communication, inquiry, follow-up, and integration of information into the care plan regarding transitions-in-care and referrals. Ensure effective tracking of test results, medication management, and adherence to follow-up appointments Implement an effective internal tracking system for identified patients. Qualifications: Current RN License in IL Current BLS 3-5 years of in clinical or community health settings, preferred Previous Care Coordination, Case Management or Home Health experience preferred. Previous experience in caring for chronic disease patients. Qualifications Skills Behaviors : Motivations : Education Experience Licenses & Certifications
Vista Health System Waukegan, IL 60085
Feb 08, 2020
Apply Now to Vista Health System and start working and servicing patients in our community! Vista Health System is a community healthcare provider; a network that includes Vista Medical East campus and the Vista Lindenhurst campus that includes Vista Ambulatory Care Center, Lindenhurst Surgery Center, LLC, a freestanding Emergency Center and the Medical Office Building. The Vista Health System is located just minutes south of the WI/IL border along Lake Michigan. Invest your time in providing quality care for the communities we serve! Vista Health System is interested in hiring a Certified Surgical Technician (CST) who is looking to broaden his/her skills and gain valuable experience working in a community hospital that worked hard to achieve status as certified Centers of Excellence in numerous critical areas of patient care. *Shift – Full-Time Days, call required *** Job Responsibilities: Assist physicians and nursing staff in providing care to surgical patients Provide supplies and equipment for surgical procedures Prepares surgical suite, instruments and equipment for procedures Stock rooms with supplies and maintains appropriate level of inventory Is able to scrub for all specialty areas We offer a competitive benefit package of Medical, Dental and Vision plans. 401K, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off / Sick Leave and much more! Qualifications, Desired Skills, and Experiences: High school diploma or equivalent Graduate from an accredited surgical technology school – certification required Minimum 1 year experience is preferred in an acute care setting Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers – CPR certification required On-call & Call-in support is required Qualifications Skills Behaviors : Motivations : Education Preferred High School or better. Some college or better. Experience Licenses & Certifications
Vista Health System Waukegan, IL 60085
Feb 08, 2020
Organizes and oversees the clinical education RN staff in regards to Stroke patients. Assists with planning and implementation of Stroke education. Responsible for the operation of the Stroke program at all times. Liaison between staff and physicians, responsible for creating the Stroke competency program and RN competency testing, available to staff for problem solving and supervisory issues relating to Stroke Program. On call to the RN staff as needed for consultation & problem solving. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing Registered Nurse CPR ACLS. One year medical surgical experience. Supervisory experience preferred. Qualifications Skills Behaviors : Motivations : Education Experience Licenses & Certifications
Vista Health System Waukegan, IL 60085
Feb 08, 2020
Under the direction of a physician, administers various sleep studies in order to diagnose the type and extent of sleep disorders. Performs routine patient assessments, scores sleep records, documents other test results, and collects and transmits biological specimens for analysis. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Typically requires an associate's degree or its equivalent and certification as a polysomnographic technician. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Qualifications Skills Behaviors : Motivations : Education Experience Licenses & Certifications
Vista Health System Waukegan, IL 60085
Feb 08, 2020
Obtains and prepares patient specimens. Performs diagnostic laboratory tests and procedures on body fluids and other specimens using both manual and automated methods of analysis. Reviews, assesses and interprets test results. Accurately reports results along with relevant information pertaining to the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of disease. Assists in blood transfusions by performing tests on patient’s blood to assess compatibility. Assesses all preanalytic, analytical and post-analytical variables of the testing process to assure the accuracy of the results reported. Qualifications Skills Behaviors : Motivations : Education Experience Licenses & Certifications
Vista Health System Waukegan, IL 60085
Feb 08, 2020
Oversees all technical function of a designated laboratory section at all Vista Health System sites. Oversees staffing for the laboratory section including hiring, training, scheduling, monitoring, developing, evaluating and coaching under the direction of the laboratory administrative director. Serves as a resource to laboratory technical and support staff, physicians and leaders and staff throughout the organization. Maintains ongoing Joint Commission readiness in designated laboratory section(s). These job responsibilities are consistent with those described in the CLIA regulations as a technical supervisor (except for Blood Bank) who functions as a general supervisor and testing personnel as needed.. Qualifications Skills Behaviors : Motivations : Education Experience Licenses & Certifications
Vista Health System Waukegan, IL 60085
Feb 08, 2020
Vista Health System has an exciting opportunity for a per diem Physical Therapist at our outpatient clinic in Lindenhurst, IL as well as at hour Acute Care Hospital in Waukegan, IL. Vista Health System is conveniently located in the northern Chicago suburbs, between Chicago and Milwaukee, and includes the following locations in Lake County, Illinois Vista Medical Center East Waukegan, IL Vista Ambulatory Care Center Lindenhurst, IL The therapy department at Vista Health System offers a supportive, team-oriented environment that encourages professional growth and development. Flexible work schedules available. In addition, our excellent salary and benefits package make this an outstanding opportunity. Bilingual Spanish-English highly desirable. Responsible for evaluating/assessing needs of referred patients and formulating treatment plans. Provides therapy services defined in treatment plans. Work cooperatively with physicians, case managers, and adjustors. May supervise physical therapy assistants, aides, and athletic trainers. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Requires a bachelor's or higher degree and is licensed as a physical therapist. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. We offer a competitive benefit package of Medical, Dental and Vision plans. 401K, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off / Sick Leave and much more! Qualifications, Desired Skills, and Experiences Physical Therapist License in State of Illinois *BSN / MSN preferred *CPR Travel to other Vista Health sites may be required On-call & Call-in support is required (home dept. or other VHS locations) Choose Excellence! Choose Vista! Qualifications Skills Behaviors : Motivations : Education Experience Licenses & Certifications Required L-IL-Physical Therapist
Vista Health System Waukegan, IL 60085
Feb 08, 2020
Examines heartbeat patterns on electrocardiograph monitors. Makes note of irregular rhythms and monitors changes in heartbeat. Ensures that monitors are functioning properly. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. High School diploma or equivalent. Associates degree preferred and at least 1 year of experience in the field. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Qualifications Skills Behaviors : Motivations : Education Experience Licenses & Certifications
Vista Health System Waukegan, IL 60085
Feb 08, 2020
Performs diagnostic sonographic examinations utilizing ultrasonic equipment to locate, evaluate and record critical functional, pathological, and anatomical data. Schedules and coordinates tests, records test results, and prepares and maintains operational logs. Calibrates and maintains equipment and orders supplies when needed. . Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a chief technologist or manager. Requires a two year allied health degree, successful completion of an approved one-year program in Ultrasound Technology, and at least 2 years of experience in the field. Requires registration with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) Qualifications Skills Behaviors : Motivations : Education Experience Licenses & Certifications
Vista Health System Waukegan, IL 60085
Feb 08, 2020
Come grow with us! Vista Health System is located on the north shore of Lake Michigan in the North Chicago suburbs, including a busy community hospital, level 2 trauma center, and numerous outpatient and physician practice locations throughout Lake County, IL. Our vision is to provide the highest quality healthcare for Lake County, IL, a community we have been a part of for over 100 years. Visit our website at www.vistahealth.com for more information. JOB OVERVIEW The Ultrasound Tech is responsible for performing and communicating diagnostic tests that use sound wave imaging to assist in the diagnosis & treatment of vein & artery disorders; as well as cardiac-related conditions. This individual handles daily operations of the sonographic laboratory, patient schedules, equipment maintenance, the report of equipment failures, and quality assessment (QA). JOB REQUIREMENTS Graduation from an approved school of diagnostic ultrasound or on-the-job training for minimally one year. Certification as a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer; Vascular certification with ARDMS or CCI strongly preferred. CPR certification required. Qualifications Skills Behaviors : Motivations : Education Experience Licenses & Certifications
Vista Health System Waukegan, IL 60085
Feb 08, 2020
Vista Health System is currently looking for a passionate Registered Nurse to join our team on the Telemetry Unit! Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Shifts Available - Full-Time Days We offer a competitive benefit package of Medical, Dental and Vision plans. 401K, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off / Sick Leave and much more! Qualifications: Registered Nurse in Illinois BSN / MSN preferred CPR, ACLS certification; PALS preferred Emergency or critical care experience strongly preferred Experience in an acute care setting required Qualifications Skills Behaviors : Motivations : Education Required Associates or better in Nursing. Preferred Bachelors or better in Nursing. Experience Licenses & Certifications Preferred L-IL-RN License
Vista Health System Waukegan, IL 60085
Feb 08, 2020
Apply Now and begin working and servicing patients in our community. Invest your time in providing quality care for the communities we serve! Vista Health System is investing in the future of healthcare in Lake County. If you are looking for a brighter future, this may be your opportunity to grow with a leading health system. Vista is a progressive organization that recognizes outstanding achievement. Choose Excellence. Choose Vista We offer a competitive benefit package of Medical, Dental and Vision plans. 401K, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off / Sick Leave and much more! Vista Health System is interested in hiring an experienced Clinical Nurse Educator (RN) – Operating Room (OR). This individual will be responsible for training OR nurses or newly graduated nurses. Provide clinical education & professional development for clinical staff throughout surgery. Collaborate with surgery management and the education department to facilitate educational opportunities for staff. Clinical Nurse Educator (RN) is specifically responsible for: Identifying clinical education needs. Assisting in the development, presenting and evaluating clinical education programs that improves clinical performance, raise nursing standards & meet identified training needs. Conduct clinical orientation for all new staff; provide initial skills training for nurses and techs. Coordinate in-service education to address new equipment, standards, techniques, processes, & initiatives. Plan & coordinate management development programs. Assisting with quality and safety initiatives within the Nursing organization. Support Nursing in achieving and maintaining regulatory compliance. This includes TJC preparation, CMS, state and other regulatory bodies as necessary. Provide continuous education for staff ensuring state, federal company rules and regulations are met and in compliance with the Joint Commission; recommend addition strategies for ensuring full compliance for Nursing division Participate in Vista’s Education Council. Exempt, Full-Time Clinical Nurse Educator (RN) Experience: Registered Nurse(RN) in the state of Illinois BSN required, MSN preferred CPR, ACLS certified Two years of operating room experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skill can be acquired Previous operating room experience is preferred Previous experience in a role as an educator preferred Demonstrated leadership skills evidenced by serving as a charge nurse or preceptor Demonstrates complex decision-making skills and problem solving ability Preferred knowledge of perioperative workflow Qualifications Skills Behaviors : Motivations : Education Experience Licenses & Certifications