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RN-Registered Nurse

Location: Mount Prospect
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

We are hiring a Field Hospice Registered Nurse -Part Time to work within our Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care Department.



* Night Shift, on call

* 7pm - 7am 

* 2 shifts per week and 1 weekend per month, 2 holidays worked per year

Travel required to the entire service region

Home health and facilities


Why Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care?

Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care is non-profit organization founded by a bereaved widow and three friends in 1981.  Rainbow is one of the oldest and largest non-profit hospice organizations serving patients and families in Chicago and the surrounding counties.

Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care teams provide physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual relief to patients and families living with advanced, complex illness.

In 2018, Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care joined the AMITA Health system.

What You Will Do:

Provide direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

  • Implement and monitor patient care plans.
  • Monitor, record, and communicate patient condition as appropriate.
  • Serve as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Note and carry out physician and nursing orders.
  • Assess and coordinate patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
  • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Illinois Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.


  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.
Additional Preferences:


  • 1 to 2 years of med/surg, home health, hospice, oncology or equivalent nursing experience - preferred
  • Case Management experience a plus
  • BSN a plus
  • Reliable transportation
  • Driver's License
Why Join Our Team:

AMITA Health, one of the largest health systems in Illinois, is comprised of 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. With more than 900 providers in its medical groups, 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners, AMITA Health serves over 6.6 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.

We are committed to improving accessibility to healthcare in the communities we serve. We hold ourselves accountable to our patients and one another, and we work hard to treat the whole person, body, mind and spirit. Our compassionate, talented team members are the source of our strength, and we invest heavily in their well-being. We offer significant professional opportunities, career advancement potential, comprehensive training and competitive wages.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that AMITA Health will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. AMITA Health will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Keywords: AMITA HEALTH, Mount Prospect , RN-Registered Nurse, Other , Mount Prospect, Illinois

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