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RN Transitional Care Navigator

at JourneyCare

Posted: 9/20/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3R84M6GY32WSL2T099

Job Description

Help us change the face of serious illness as a Transitional Care Navigator. 

Join the team at JourneyCare, with more than 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 illnesses. We are more than just a career choice – it’s a culture where you can make a difference!  

Position Overview

The Transitional Care Navigator is a resource registered nurse to patients, family members and staff of hospitals, physicians, and nursing homes. They are responsible for sustaining and increasing referral sources from the hospitals and nursing homes and other community sources. The Transitional Care Navigator uses their knowledge in pain and symptom management and the end-of-life to educate these referral sources about hospice and home health. This RN performs as a case manager for patients in the hospital and conducts initial goals of care meetings with patients and families to inform them about hospice services.

This RN will Float in the Chicago Metro area 12PM to 8:30PM Monday thru Friday and alt weekends.   Experience and Skills

Job requirements

  • Associates degree in nursing
  • Training in counseling
  • Registered Nurse licensed in the state of Illinois

Preferred Experience, Skills and Qualifications

  • Certified Hospice and Palliative nurse, preferred
  • 5 to 7 years of experience as a registered nurse in healthcare, preferably hospice
  • Experience in the hospital setting preferred
  • Experience in Hospice and Palliative Care desirable
  • Marketing experience desirable
  • Weekend rotation required
  • Communication skills, verbal and written
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills

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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