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RN, Home Health - Per Diem - Grayslake Area

at JourneyCare

Posted: 9/17/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3W4JZ6NY4TY0R740T2
Keywords: hospice, home health

Job Description

Help us change the face of serious illness by joining our team as an RN, Home Health Per Diem

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 Home Health Registered Nurse (RN) provides evaluation, direction and application of care and treatment in the homes of clients within the realm of accepted standards of practice for a Registered Professional Nurse as stated in the nurse practice act.

The Per Diem Registered Nurse assesses patients and their needs. They make appropriate suggestions regarding pain and symptom management in order to ensure comfort and quality of life. The Registered Nurse educates and supports patients and families regarding expectations during the end-of-life process and is responsible for reporting any symptom calls and interventions to the primary nurse. 

Seeking Per Diem / Registry RNs who can Drive 100% of the time and support primarily the Grayslake Region.

Available Shifts: Must have availability to work weekends.

Experience and Skills

Job Requirements:

  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Licensed Registered Nurse in the state of Illinois

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Valid Auto Insurance

  • Current CPR certification

  • Minimum of 1-year clinical experience

  • Ability to demonstrate sound clinical judgement with minimal supervision
  • Ability to function independently, organize and prioritize

  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and maintain a calming, 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

  • Ability to work weekends

 Preferred Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred
  • Minimum of 1-year clinical experience, preferably in an acute care or home health setting

  • Knowledge of federal and state healthcare regulations preferred

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!

Why Work for JourneyCare?

JourneyCare is the combined organization of Horizon Hospice & Palliative Care, JourneyCare, and Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter. The three organizations came together in 2015 to provide greater services to more patients and families across 10 counties in the Chicago area and northern Illinois.

We offer over 100 years of combined expertise, providing palliative, supportive and end-of-life care and helping people facing serious illness live life to the fullest, with dignity and without pain, on their own terms.

JourneyCare is growing and seeking world-class, compassionate professionals who are highly skilled, possess superior interpersonal skills and make a commitment to our culture of excellence. If you are looking to join a great team, browse our current opening or join our Talent Network to stay connected!

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