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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Registered Nurse, (RN) - After Hours Visit Nurse -...
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OSF Healthcare | Rockford, IL
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Job Description

SIGN ON Bonus eligibility - 2 years of RN experience - current OSF Mission Partners and new grad RNs are not eligible

The Skilled Support Nurse is responsible for the Hospice and Home Health patient visits required after normal business hours. Provides patient-centric triage and clinical care that results in clinical excellence for both Home Health and Hospice patients. Analyzes patient needs, plans and prioritizing care needs for patients of all ages. Skilled to work as a telephone triage nurse and provide support as needed. Ensures quality care is provided through home visits and in the After Hours Triage Department for all entities within the OSF Healthcare Home Care Divisions.


Current licensure by the State Board of Nursing in Illinois and Michigan license can be obtained after hire typically within 8 weeks.

OSF Healthcare Nursing Division requires that all employees beginning employment as a Registered Nurse on or after October 1, 2015 are required to earn a BSN degree within six years from Date of Hire and proof of enrollment within your first 18 months of employment.

Current American Heart Association HealthCare Provider BLS is required prior to start date of employment.

Provides own transportation and auto insurance and abides by all laws, rules and recommendations for safe driving while on duty.

Maintains a valid driver's license.

Electronic Medical Record and Microsoft application basic proficiency

CPR required prior to patient contact

Analytical and critical thinking skills in order to triage issues/concerns of patients, and make decisions in order to ensure patient needs are cared for.

Excellent oral and written communication skills in order to provide care for the patient in a call center setting.



Experience as an RN in a healthcare environment

Home Health or Hospice experience


Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

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About OSF Healthcare

OSF Healthcare System continues to be a leader in Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) network services for self-funded employers. OSF Direct Access Network (DAN) is a network of health care providers who have agreed to provide services at a reduced cost through written service agreements between the employer and OSF. The employer's self-funded health plan receives the benefit of access to a large number of quality health care providers and reduced health care expenses, improving the company's bottom line. OSF is your partner in health care. Through DAN, OSF Healthcare System provides a stable and distinguished network of 22 hospitals and independently owned surgical centers. Members also find access to 1,800 physicians, mid-level professionals, and ancillary providers who meet strict credentialing standards. This is all part of the Mission of OSF Healthcare System. Just select the Provider Search tab to locate OSF Direct Access Network hospitals, physicians, mid-level, and ancillary providers in your area. When you choose OSF Direct Access Network, you get: access to a comprehensive network of quality providers competitive rates to lower health care costs incurred by plan members participating online provider directory customized wellness services from participating providers urgent care centers, outpatient surgical centers, diagnostic testing centers, behavioral health, addiciton recovery, and more! OSF works closely with employers, brokers, and third party administrators by submitting up-to-date provider information through personal contact, electronic communication, and monthly downloads. This helps to ensure accurate information is used for your plan administration and claims processing. The OSF Direct Access Network manager will be your partner in fitting the PPO network to your company's benefit plan, contracting service agreements, provider updates, and services.