Receptionist Per Diem

    • Job Tracking ID: 512219-599388
    • Job Location: Barrington , IL
      Glenview, IL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: February 13, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Monday thru Friday - 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and every other Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Receptionist is the first line of contact for all calls and visitors to the agency. The receptionist consistently articulates the agency and foundation competencies and values. This position is accountable for general office clerical duties. These duties include answering all incoming calls and transferring them to the appropriate person or department in a timely and professional manner, greeting and directing visitors to the agency, performing projects on the computer in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and ACT, preparing outgoing mail and overnight parcels, and any other assignments deemed appropriate.

The Receptionist may provide front desk services at either our Barrington or Glenview location.

We are seeking a Receptionist who may be available for a one to several day-shift or early evening/half-shift assignment during the week or on a Saturday or Sunday to provide back-up support to our current team members. Ideal opportunity for a friendly, compassionate person who enjoys supporting a team during scheduled vacation times or when additional Receptionist support services are needed.

  • Answers and transfers all incoming phone calls
  • Date stamps and distributes all mail to the appropriate mailboxes
  • Welcomes and directs all visitors to the agency
  • Maintains the conference room calendars
  • Compiles all absences and communicates these to the agency via e-mail
  • Maintains and updates the agency phone list
  • Ensures security of the office by ensuring that everyone entering the facility signs in
  • Performs clerical duties in assistance of the marketing department and other departments, as needed


Experience and Skills:

  • High School graduate or GED recognized by the Board of Education
  • At least 3 years of experience in general office work, preferred.
  • Specialized Competencies (Skills, Abilities, and Behaviors) Required
  • Computer skills (Word, Excel, Access database, e-mail), voice mail
  • Communication skills verbal and written
  • Ability to successfully interact with staff, patients, families, volunteers, board members and the general public
  • Experience using multi-line phone system
  • Organization skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • General knowledge of hospice

JourneyCare is the combined organization of Horizon Hospice & Palliative Care, JourneyCare, and Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter. The three organizations came together in 2015 to provide greater services to more patients and families across 10 counties in the Chicago area and northern Illinois. We offer more than 100 years of combined expertise, providing palliative, supportive and end-of-life care and helping people facing serious illness live life to the fullest, with dignity and without pain, on their own terms.

JourneyCare is growing and seeking world-class, compassionate professionals who are highly skilled, possess superior interpersonal skills and make a commitment to our culture of excellence. Join our team of Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Social Workers, Chaplains and C.N.A.’s , along with more than 1,300 volunteers, who continue to be a trusted resource for care and support in the communities we serve.

Our services include:

  • Adult hospice and palliative care
  • Pediatric hospice and palliative care
  • Five Hospice CareCenters, located in Arlington Heights, Barrington, Chicago, Glenview and Woodstock, for those who require short term, around-the-clock medical oversight
  • Integrative therapies that include pet therapy, music therapy and music-thanatology, aromatherapy, art, massage and compassionate touch
  • A comprehensive grief support program
  • Jewish Care Services
  • We Honor Veterans Program
  • A broad range of volunteer opportunities

Your Life . . .

Working for JourneyCare is more than a career choice. Many of our employees will tell you it’s a calling that changed their lives.

JourneyCare has cared for generations of patients and families facing serious and life-limiting illnesses, providing comfort, peace and well-being.

We are committed to be the employer of choice by offering:

  • Competitive compensation
  • A comprehensive benefit package
  • Continuing education and generous tuition reimbursement
  • A supportive, collaborative and fun work environment

Your Path . . .

Our Care Teams are committed to making each day the best it can be for our patients and families while enriching the lives of those we serve.

Join our Journey!

For more information apply online at and explore career opportunities with us.