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Hospice Nurse - Case Manager

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 17, 2023

Job Description:

HOSPICE NURSE - CASE MANAGERLOCATION: NORTH CITYHOURS: DAYS M-FThis position is also eligible for up to a $10000.00 sign on bonus and subject to all taxes! You must be employed in the exact position at time of payout. Internal team members are not eligible for this sign on bonus at this time. Must be able to work one summer and one winter holidayMust be able to rotate on an on call scheduleJOB and UNIT: Home office is in Lombard, but travel to this office is minimal. 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 continuumResponsible for documentation and communication of care medication and observation.

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Des Plaines , Hospice Nurse - Case Manager, Healthcare , Des Plaines, Illinois

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