After-Hours Registered Nurse (RN)

    • Job Tracking ID: 512219-770376
    • Job Location: Lake Zurich, IL
      Lake 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

Would you like a vacation every other week and a career that allows you to be home with family and have free time during the day? Come join us as an After-Hours Registered Nurse (RN) and receive a $5,000 sign-on bonus!

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 Registered Nurse (RN) provides patients, families, and caregivers assistance by answering questions, resolving concerns, and facilitating smooth access to care outside of normal business hours by making all types of visits to assess and manage symptoms. The After-Hours Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for reporting symptom calls and interventions to the appropriate individuals.

Choose a shift that works best for your lifestyle (Shift options based on availability and location)!

Evening Shift - 4:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Overnight - 12:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
7 days on 7 days off - 4:00 p.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Experience and Skills

Requirements for After Hours Registered Nurse (RN) positions

  • Associate Degree in Nursing; Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred
  • Licensed Registered 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
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • 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