Admissions RN, Full Time - 10am - 10pm

    • Job Tracking ID: 512219-709004
    • Job Location: Barrington, IL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: 2 year degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 11/05/2019
    • 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 an Admissions Nurse

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 Admissions Registered Nurse (RN) uses their knowledge in pain and symptom management and the end-of-life in order to educate patients, families, and referral sources about hospice. The Admissions RN is responsible for working with physicians to discern hospice eligibility and complete an initial assessment for those patients who meet criteria. The Admissions RN actively participates in coordination of all aspects of a patient’s care, including collaboration with referral sources to ensure seamless continuity of care. The Admissions RN will be required to work three 12-hour shifts and alternating weekends and will travel to the South Elgin & Hoffman Estates areas.

Experience and Skills

Job Requirements:

  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Licensed Registered Nurse in the state of Illinois
  • Valid Driver’s License required
  • Valid Auto Insurance required
  • Minimum of 1-year clinical experience, preferably in an acute care, home health, or hospice setting
  • 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
  • Ability to maintain organizational confidentiality, which includes but is not limited to information about patients/families, volunteers, employees, donors and Agency processes
  • Flexibility to embrace change and effectively shift priorities
  • Communication skills, verbal and written
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to travel 100% to South Elgin & Hoffman Estates areas
  • Ability to work 3 12-hour shifts and alternating weekends

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse
  • Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse
  • Knowledge of federal and state healthcare regulations

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!