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Admission Nurse - Hospice

City: Lombard Job ID: 74303 Facility: ADVOCATE AT HOME Department / Unit: Hospice Status-FTE: Part-Time B - 0.5 Shift: Day/PM

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.

Admissions RN

Highlites—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.

What you will do:The Admission nurse ensures admission to the hospice program and provides for a smooth transition and hand off to the interdisciplinary team.  Presentations about hospice and what it encompasses is provided.  Authorizations for care are secured.  Clinical skills are applied at time of complete history and physical on the client.  Resources, ie DME, pharmacy, respiratory, etc. are notified of client needs.  The plan of care is started and provided for the team that will provide for ongoing care.

What you will need—Graduate from an accredited nursing program

2-3 years med/surg nursing experience. Hospice experience recommended

Strong computer skills

Ability to travel

Current CPR

Must be able to attend multiple on site training and on boarding sessions during the week. After Training is complete this is a weekend position. 0.5 -20 hours/week; 10 hour shifts Sat and Sun 11a -9p. Also must be able to attend monthly team meeting 4th Wednesday of the month in Lombard from 9a-11a.

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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