24/7 Response RN, Home Health - Full Time- Weekend Visits - DeKalb Territory

    • Job Tracking ID: 512219-697735
    • Job Location: DeKalb, IL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: 2 year degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 09/10/2019
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description

Help us change the face of serious illness by joining our team as a 24/7 Response RN, Home Health - Weekend Visits

With 40 years of healthcare leadership and expertise, JourneyCare has achieved national recognition for growth, innovation, community partnerships and best practices in caring for adults and children with serious illness. JourneyCare serves 13 counties in the Chicago area and northern Illinois and is the largest provider of hospice and palliative care in Illinois. The agency also provides services that include JourneyCare House Calls, Chronic Care Management, JourneyCare Choices and Home Health - serving patients at all stages of serious illness. JourneyCare is dedicated to enriching lives through expert, compassionate care and empowering patients and families to live with dignity, on their own terms. We are more than just a career choice - be part of a culture where you can make a difference.

Position Overview:

The 24/7 Response Registered Nurse (RN) provides patients, families and caregivers assistance by answering questions, resolving concerns and facilitating smooth access to care through effective triaging of calls, as well as making visits to assess and manage symptoms. This position coaches and educates families, patients and caregivers to ensure comfort and quality of life. The 24/7 Response RN is responsible for reporting symptom calls and interventions to the appropriate individuals.

Experience and Skills

Job Requirements:

  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Licensed Registered Nurse in the state of Illinois
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Valid Auto Insurance
  • Minimum of 1-year clinical experience
  • Ability to demonstrate sound clinical judgement with minimal supervision
  • Ability to function independently, organize and prioritize
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and maintain a calming, professional presence in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions
  • Flexibility to embrace change and effectively shift priorities
  • Communication skills, verbal and written
  • Organizational skills
  • Computer skills

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred
  • Communication skills; verbal and written
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work with people of all age groups
  • Knowledge of federal and state healthcare regulations, preferred
  • Minimum of 1-year clinical experience, preferably in an acute care, home health, or hospice setting

Visit our careers website to apply for this position, read about our comprehensive benefits and learn about what it’s like to work at JourneyCare. Our team members make a difference! https://www.journeycare.org/careers