Advanced Practice Nurse, Palliative Care - Per Diem - Days - West Suburbs

    • Job Tracking ID: 512219-711455
    • Job Location: Glenview, IL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Per Diem
    • Date Updated: 11/20/2019
    • 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 Advanced Practice Nurse with our Palliative Care Team

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,

Position Overview:

The Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) is responsible for working in collaboration with the Patient, PCP, and Medical Director and other palliative care team members in an active practice to deliver palliative care and related health care services to patients and families.  The APN will travel throughout the Chicagoland suburbs as far west as DeKalb. 

Experience and Skills

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Advance Practice Nursing
  • Training in hospice and palliative care and pain and symptom management
  • Licensed Advanced Practice Nurse in the state of Illinois
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Valid Auto Insurance
  • 1 to 3 years of experience as an advanced practice nurse in the palliative healthcare setting
  • Experience working with patients of all ages
  • Communication skills, verbal and written
  • Organization skills
  • Computer skills
  • Competent in pain and symptom management
  • Able to use medical equipment
  • Ability to travel throughout suburbs as far west as DeKalb

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:

  • Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse
  • Certification by approved agency

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