• RN - Admissions/Hospital Liaison Rockford Area - 5k Bonus Eligible

    Job Locations US-IL-Rockford
    Category
    RN/Registered Nurse
    Type
    Regular Full-Time 1.0 FTE
    Full Time Equivalent
    1.0 FTE (40 hours/week)
    On Call Responsibilities
    No On-Call Responsibilities
    Weekend Rotation
    Every 4th Weekend.
  • Overview

    Are you looking to apply your strong clinical skills on a more personal level? Would you like to get away from an every-other weekend rotation?
    Do you enjoy being out in the community and starting and ending your day at home?

    Responsibilities

    The Admissions Nurse plays a key role in enhancing quality of life for patients and families facing serious illness. This person meets the incoming hospice patient and family at a very important time, providing them much needed reassurance and education, as well as support with immediate pain and symptom management, and then coordinates a smooth transition of services to the care management team.

     

    In addition to working as an Admissions RN, this role will also function part of the time as an RN Hospital Liaison . This role serves as the primary liaison between Agrace and the designated hospital(s). This person assists the referring physicians, discharge planners and other healthcare professionals in facilitating the transition of patients and families to the appropriate post-hospital setting. This position will be responsible for assessing and evaluating patients for hospice and/or palliative care eligibility and educating patients and families on Agrace philosophies, benefits and services.

     

    This role is ideal for the experienced nurse who enjoys working independently with a variety of patients and diagnoses, travelling locally to a variety of settings, such as patient homes or health care facilities. There is a high degree of collaboration with patients, family caregivers, physicians, facility partners and the Agrace care team.etail

     

    Job details:

    • Full-time 1.0 FTE
    • Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm
    • Works every 4th weekend rotation
    • Comprehensive Benefits package
    • 5k bonus eligible

    Qualifications

    To qualify, you must have:

    • Associate degree of Nursing (Bachelor's degree preferred)
    • Current, unrestricted Wisconsin RN license
    • One year direct patient-care nursing experience, preferably in ICU, ER, Medical-Surgery, Oncology or Palliative Care or two years relevant health care experience.
    • Valid Wisconsin driver license and car insurance and reliable access to an automobile in good operating condition.


     Agrace HospiceCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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