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7/28/2017
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Hospice Nurse - RN Admissions
Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care | Willowbrook, Illinois
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Job Description


Job ID: 2017-5217
Coverage Area: This is a driving position and typically covers the Joliet area and southwest Chicago area suburbs.
Scheduled Hours: Full-time; four 10-hour shifts per week; 10am - 8pm; includes 2 - 3 weekend shifts per month

Description

A hospice nurse understands that it is the small things that matter.  A warm smile and reassuring touch that shows you care.  A kind word that soothes the heart and fosters a personal connection.  A hospice nurse believes in the importance of building relationships, and is ready to make a difference.

 

Hospice nursing isn't just a job, it's a calling.  Here at Seasons Hospice, nurses are at the forefront of the care we provide.  We tailor our orientation program to each specific nurse using a combination of e-learning and hands-on training at the bedside, giving our nurses the education and tools they need to guide and care for our patients at one of the most critical times in their lives.  The reward for doing so is immeasurable.

 

Consider joining the Seasons team today: where those who give, receive. 

 


The Hospice RN for Admissions performs pre-admission evaluations for appropriateness for hospice services. Initiates the admission process by educating and informing patient/family of hospice and its services. Also obtains informed consents. Provides nursing assessment, initial plan of care and intervention(s) that optimize patient and family directed comfort and quality of life. The Hospice RN for Admissions will also be a member of the Hospice Care Consultant Team.

Qualification

Registered Nurse licensed in state(s) practicing.
Current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
Previous experience in hospice, home health, general medical surgical or patient population specific (i.e.: geriatrics, pediatric, etc.) nursing. CT: Minimum of one year of experience.
Willingness to serve on-call.
Must have reliable automobile, valid driver’s license, and the minimum state required liability auto insurance.
Demonstrated commitment to Seasons Hospice’s philosophy of care, values, mission statement and organizational culture.

 

KEYWORDS: NC1, BD3

About Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care

At Seasons Hospice, our only goal is to provide the care you or your loved one needs at a critical time in life. It's also nice to know that you will always have a real person to answer your questions or offer the help you need when you call Seasons. Among the services we provide are regular visits by registered hospice nurses who have expertise in pain and symptom management. Also, we provide home health aids, psychological support for residents and families, companionship plus spiritual and bereavement support during and after terminal illness. We also provide innovative therapies such as speech, music and pet therapy that add quality to our patients' lives.

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