CNA, Pediatric Hospice - Field - Full Time - Days

    • Job Tracking ID: 512219-710051
    • Job Location: Barrington, IL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 11/18/2019
    • 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 Field CNA for our Pediatric Hospice

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 Certified Nursing Assistant assists with activities of daily living (ADLs) and personal hygiene for pediatric patients who are residing at home, in nursing homes or in a hospital. The Certified Nursing Assistant also gives support to family members and caregivers and reports any changes in patient status to the RN Case Manager. The CNA will travel within the Waukegan, McHenry and other northern suburbs.

Experience and Skills

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Illinois CNA certification in good standing
  • Valid Illinois Driver’s License
  • Valid Auto Insurance
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment with minimum supervision
  • Ability to function independently, organize and prioritize
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and maintain a calm, 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
  • Computer skills, including electronic medical records experience
  • Ability to travel within Waukegan, McHenry and other northern suburbs

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of one year working as a CNA in a hospice environment

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