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Title:  Admission Nurse Part time-Hospice-Central city and central suburbs

Req #:  141581
Facility:  Advocate At Home
Department:  Nursing
City:  Chicago
Posting Budget Status:  PM
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.5

Advocate at Home offers comprehensive, quality home health and hospice care throughout metropolitan Chicago, surrounding counties and down to central IL.  As Illinois’ largest, privately held home health care and hospice provider, we have the means and opportunities to enhance your worklife quality.

It’s more than a job, it’s a calling 

This position is eligible for a $2500.00 sign on bonus!

 

REGISTERED NURSE ADMISSIONS HOSPICE

 

Territory: Central city and central suburbs, OR South city and south suburbs, OR north city and suburbs

Shift: every other F-S-S-M and every other Tuesday or Thursday.  Position also must be able to attend monthly team meeting 4th Wednesday of the month in Lombard from 9a-11a.  Hours for this position are 10am-6pm and 2pm-10pm depending on need

Part time .5

 

JOB and UNIT SUMMARY: 

 

The admission nurse assumes primary responsibility for the admission of patients into the hospice program. The admission process includes the assessment, planning, and implementation of the plan of treatment.  

The admission nurse ensures admission to the hospice program and smooth transition and hand off to the IDT. Communication with the hospital, physicians and other care providers is essential.

 

  •  Responsible for the admission process to hospice services.  
  •  Assuring/Improving Quality Care: Facilitates the patient and family’s right to receive quality, cost effective care  
  •  Patient/Staff Education: Demonstrates a commitment to meeting the learning needs of patients and families. Utilizes appropriate resources to meet those needs and achieve positive patient outcomes.  
  •  Leadership/Collaboration/Professional Development: Demonstrates respect and understanding for peers and other clinical disciplines and participates as an effective member of the patient care team to formulate an integrated approach to care. Demonstrates leadership behaviors and is committed to the development of self and others.  

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

 

  •  Graduate from an accredited nursing program 
  •  2-3 years med/surg nursing experience
  •  Hospice experience recommended 
  •  Strong computer skills 
  •  Ability to travel 
  •  Current CPR

 

JOIN ADVOCATE HEALTH CARE – RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE BEST PLACES TO WORK IN ILLINOIS! 

 

Contact: debbie.calace@advocatehealth.com 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago