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REGISTERED NURSE .9 HOSPICE FLOAT-SOUTH CITY/SUBURBS 7am-7pm

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Lombard
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

REGISTERED NURSE .9 HOSPICE FLOAT
LOCATION: SOUTH CITY/SUBURBS(Home office is in Lombard but regular travel there is not required.)
HOURS: ROTATION-12HR SHIFT DAY SHIFT 7a-7:30p

This position is also eligible for a $10,000.00 sign on bonus with 50% payable upon hire and 50% payable at 6mon. and subject to all taxes! You must be employed in the exact position at time of payout.
Must be able to work one summer and one winter holiday
Must be able to rotate on an on call schedule

JOB and UNIT SUMMARY:
Advocate At Home, a division of Advocate Health Care, is the largest home health and hospice services in Illinois. The Hospice Registered Nurse will provide Hospice services and establish strong relationships with patients, families and caregivers. All medical needs will be coordinated by the RN who is case managing the patient and utilizing the resources of the team, (i.e. social worker, CNA, MD, etc.) The Hospice Registered Nurse assumes primary responsibility for the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care for assigned patients. Hospice is a program designed specifically for people who have chosen to change the plan of care for terminal illness from aggressive medical treatment to palliative care.

The Registered Hospice Nurse will manage pain and symptoms so patients can make the most of every day, focusing on living well and with dignity.
The Registered Hospice Nurse will provide compassionate care to patients and their family members at end of life.
The Registered Hospice Nurse will make every day count for patients, families and care givers.
The Registered Hospice Nurse will document and connect with the care team thru point of care documentation.
The Registered Hospice Nurse will be required to make visits to private residences which may not be accessible to people with disabilities.

THE ADVOCATE HOSPICE NURSE:
Nurse/Patient Relationship: Develops and maintains a therapeutic relationship through the health care continuum
Responsible for documentation and communication of care, medication and observations made during care of patient in order to track responsiveness and health of patient.
Responsible for providing appropriate patient/family education to help patient/family achieve a pain free and comfortable status.
Assuring/Improving Quality Care: Facilitates the patient and family's right to receive quality, cost effective care.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
One year of medical surgical experience in an acute or subacute care facility
Current Illinois RN license
Current CPR
Earn 10.0 continuing education credits annually
Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. Ability to assist with ambulation including turning and transferring patients up to 200 pounds.

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Lombard , REGISTERED NURSE .9 HOSPICE FLOAT-SOUTH CITY/SUBURBS 7am-7pm, Healthcare , Lombard, Illinois

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