RN Per Diem

    • Job Tracking ID: 512219-606610
    • Job Location: Barrington, IL
      Chicago, IL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: 2 year degree
    • Job Type: Per Diem
    • Date Updated: September 26, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: October 15, 2018
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Job Description:

Seeking Per Diem / Registry RNs OR Registry LPNs who can DRIVE 100% of the time and be based in our BARRINGTON office but are ALSO Available to DRIVE to Other areas within the 10 Counties in the CHICAGO and NORTHERN IL areas as applicable.


Available Shifts: This is a 100% DRIVING position.  Hours are 4PM to 12:30am  OR Midnight to 8:30am.



Home health, ER or ICU experience is a Big PLUS!


Summary of Position Responsibility: The Per Diem Registered Nurse assesses patients and their needs. They make appropriate suggestions regarding pain and symptom management in order to ensure comfort and quality of life. The Registered Nurse educates and supports patients and families regarding expectations during the end-of-life process and is responsible for reporting any symptom calls and interventions to the primary nurse.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Provides patient care for assessment and pain and symptom management and support during the dying process.

Educates current and prospective patients and families regarding hospice and the end of life.

Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team appropriately.

Enhances self knowledge regarding new medical and hospice information.

Other duties may be assigned or required for the performance of this position.

PED's Experience a PLUS.







Experience and Skills:

Education & Formal Training Required:

Associates degree in nursing

Training in hospice and palliative care and pain and symptom management is perferred

Certifications, Licenses & Registrations Required:

Registered nurse licensed in the state of Illinois

Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse is preferred
Job Experience Required:

3 - 5 years of experience as a registered nurse in the hospice and palliaive care setting si required

Must have excellent experience working with critical care pediatirc patients



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 http://www.journeycare.org and explore career opportunities with us.