After-Hours Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

    • Job Tracking ID: 512219-764391
    • Job Location: DeKalb, IL
      DeKalb County
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: 2 year degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 06/16/2021
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description

Help us change the face of serious illness, and our patients celebrate every moment by joining JourneyCare as a After Hours Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

JourneyCare is a nonprofit, community-based organization that provides care and support to families living with serious illness. With 40 years of healthcare leadership and expertise, JourneyCare has achieved national recognition for growth, innovation, community partnerships and best practices in caring for seriously ill adults and children. JourneyCare is licensed to serve 13 counties in the Chicago region and is the largest provider of hospice and palliative care in Illinois. We are more than just a career choice – it is a culture where you can make a difference!

Ask us also about our competitive benefits packages!

Position Overview
The After Hours Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides patients, families, and caregivers assistance by answering questions, resolving concerns, and facilitating smooth access to care outside of normal business hours by making visits under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN). The After Hours Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for reporting symptom calls and interventions to the appropriate individuals. The After Hours Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for following the plan of care, providing treatment, and working collaboratively with members of the team to ensure comfort and quality of life.

Service Area(s) – DeKalb County

Experience and Skills

Requirements for After Hours Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) positions

  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Illinois
  • Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year of clinical experience, preferably in an acute care, home health, or hospice setting
  • Ability and flexibility to drive throughout entire JourneyCare service area
  • Ability to demonstrate sound clinical judgement with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and maintain a calming, professional presence in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions
  • Ability to maintain organizational confidentiality, which includes but is not limited to information about patients/families, volunteers, employees, donors, and Agency processes
  • Communication skills, verbal and written
  • Computer skills (Word, Excel, patient database, e-mail), voicemail
  • Knowledge of federal and state healthcare regulations preferred

Job Benefits

Benefits offered for After-Hours Registered Nurse (RN) positions

  • BlueCross BlueShield Medical Benefits / Dental & Vision
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Company-Paid Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability
  • Competitive 403B Retirement Match
  • Tuition/Education Reimbursement
  • Company-Provided CEUs