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Registered Nurse-Hospice Admissions South Region

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Job Description:

Admissions Nurse-Hospice

This position is eligible for a $10,000.00 sign on bonus paid out in 3 installments ($2000.00 after start, $3000.00 after 1yr., and $5000.00 after 24 mos.).  You must be employed in the position at time of payout.  Internal team members are not eligible for this sign on bonus at this time.


Territory: South city and suburbs

Shift: Day Position also must be able to attend monthly team meeting 4th Wednesday of the month in Lombard from 9a-11a.  Hours for this position are 2pm-10:30pm with a weekend rotation. 

Full time with no on call responsibility




The admission nurse assumes primary responsibility for the admission of patients into the hospice program. The admission process includes the assessment, planning, and implementation of the plan of treatment.  

The admission nurse ensures admission to the hospice program and smooth transition and hand off to the IDT. Communication with the hospital, physicians and other care providers is essential.


  •  Responsible for the admission process to hospice services.  
  •  Assuring/Improving Quality Care: Facilitates the patient and family’s right to receive quality, cost effective care  
  •  Patient/Staff Education: Demonstrates a commitment to meeting the learning needs of patients and families. Utilizes appropriate resources to meet those needs and achieve positive patient outcomes.  
  •  Leadership/Collaboration/Professional Development: Demonstrates respect and understanding for peers and other clinical disciplines and participates as an effective member of the patient care team to formulate an integrated approach to care. Demonstrates leadership behaviors and is committed to the development of self and others.  




  •  Graduate from an accredited nursing program 
  •  2-3 years med/surg nursing experience
  •  Hospice experience recommended 
  •  Strong computer skills 
  •  Ability to travel 
  •  Current CPR


Contact: debbie.calace@advocatehealth.com 





Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Oak Lawn , Registered Nurse-Hospice Admissions South Region, Other , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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