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Triage Nurse - Weekends - Hospice and Home Health

Rockford, Illinois 4667 - ProMedica Hospice - Serving North Central Illinois and Southern Wisconsin
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ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit health and well-being organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. It serves communities in 28 states. The organization offers acute and ambulatory care, an insurance company with a dental plan, and post-acute and academic business lines. The organization has more than 45,000 employees, 11 hospitals, 2,100+ physicians and advanced practice providers with privileges, 1,000+ healthcare providers employed by ProMedica Physicians, a health plan, and senior care services.

ProMedica`s senior care division operates 330+ assisted living facilities, skilled nursing centers, memory care communities and hospice, palliative and home health care agencies. Services are provided in 26 states and the majority now operate under the ProMedica brand and Arden Courts. Over the next few months, the rest of our entities under the Heartland and ManorCare names will rebrand to ProMedica.

Driven by its Mission to improve your health and well-being, ProMedica has been nationally recognized for its advocacy programs and efforts to address and lead in social determinants of health, champion healthy aging and cultivate innovative solutions. For more information about ProMedica senior care services, please visit www.promedicaseniorcare.org.


Description

ProMedica Home Health Care and Hospice, formerly Heartland Home Health Care and Hospice, is currently searching for a full-time, salaried at 32 hour/week, hospice and home health Triage Registered Nurse. As a triage nurse you will be responsible for handling incoming calls after hours, doing clinical assessments over the phone, providing clinical expertise and coordinating visits with the on-call staff for select agencies as needed/appropriate.

This is a position working from home and has a schedule that includes working every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 4:30pm-8am.  Must also be able to work any day of the week and weekends anytime between 8am-8am Saturday and Sunday depending on need. Currently 2 holidays/year 8am-5pm or 5pm-8am (shift times subject to change) required. This role will also be a backup for call offs and could back up 2-3 days/month.

This position will triage for several home health and hospice locations within WI, MN, IN, IA, and IL. May consider experienced candidates with only a WI, MN or IL license to start with the understanding that they will be required at their own expense to obtain remaining licenses shortly after starting employment with ProMedica.

The Triage Nurse is responsible to provide nursing triage services. Functions to assess the severity of the patient s health concerns, implementing nursing interventions and arranges skilled nursing or support staff visits as indicated on an individual basis.

Qualifications:

Ability to manage Patient care with specific knowledge and experience in bedside nursing, symptom management, crisis intervention and family intervention.

Ability to work well with an interdisciplinary team.

Excellent organizational skills.

Strong computer skills.

Demonstrate problem solving and decision-making abilities.

Ability to develop and maintain rapport with the Patient and family.

Excellent communication skills, i.e. listening, oral and written skills while conversing with patients, families, health professionals and community agencies.

Capacity to function independently with licensed scope of practice.

Must have the ability to handle stressful emergency situations calmly and effectively.

Minimum of 2 years of hospice experience preferred.

In return for your expertise, you'll enjoy excellent training, competitive compensation, full-time benefits, supportive team and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow. Interested candidates please apply online. 

Educational Requirements

Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state and in good standing with the Board in which he/she will practice.

Position Requirements

A minimum of 6 months institutional nursing experience within the past 3 years, unless state regulations differ. Travel is necessary on a daily basis.

Category

Nursing - RN/LPN

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