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Hospice Liaison North Region

City: Des Plaines Job ID: 85589 Facility: LUTHERAN GENERAL HOSPITAL Department / Unit: Hospice Status-FTE: Full-Time - 1 Shift: Day/Night

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 

REGISTERED NURSE-HOSPICE LIAISON

Location: Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL and the surrounding skills facilities

Shift: Day

Full Time Position

JOB and UNIT SUMMARY: 

To develop and implement sales plan and related tactics aimed at increasing hospice market share. Responsible for generating new business, maintaining current referral relationships and achieving revenue goals in accordance to division growth strategies. Accountable for presentation and consent of hospital patients. · Identifies prospective referral sources through needs and new opportunities, focusing on hospice services. Practices and creates an environment that supports and sustains effective communication with internal and external customers. Develops and sustains relationships that enhances effective coordination of care and increases referral base. Responsible for building and maintaining excellent customer relationships with Advocate Hospice key referral sources as identified by the Manager of Intake, Account Representative and Director.    · Promote continuity of care by facilitating appropriate and timely referrals of designated patients to Advocate Hospice. Upon referral to Advocate: 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

· Graduate from accredited school of nursing

· RN with 2~4 years experience working with physicians and in hospitals required, BSN preferred. Hospice experience recommended

· Comfortable working with patients and families at end of life stages

· Ability to function independently 

· Ability to travel to local SNFs in community

· Strong documentation, communication and computer skills

JOIN ADVOCATE HEALTH CARE – RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE BEST PLACES TO WORK IN ILLINOIS!  Contact: debbie.calace@advocatehealth.com 

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.

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