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Hospice Journey Counselor

Company: Residential Home Health and Hospice
Location: Skokie
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

It s Just Better Here. We re hiring for a Journey Counselor to join our dynamic team. Residential Home Health and Hospice is a nationally recognized leader in home health and hospice for over 20 years and have been named a Top Workplace 10 years in a row. We have immediate openings, call This role will work with our clients in Skokie, IL. and surrounding areas Why Join Us as a Journey Counselor: Here are just a few of the reasons why Residential employees have voted us a Top Workplace year after year:

  • Personal one-on-one connection with patients
  • Customized training and mentoring
  • Employee recognition program
  • Company vehicle program
  • Education reimbursement benefit
  • Growth opportunities
  • Ongoing education and support
  • Specialized and exclusive clinical programs
  • Comprehensive benefit program, including a pension Journey Counselor Responsibilities:
    • Manage Journey patient census and referrals for the assigned area from Journey candidate list, Journey Administrative Assistant, Customer Service, Clinicians, and other sources
    • Review all assigned patient charts to determine eligibility and appropriateness for the Hospice benefit and prepare for conversations with the patient, family, and/or caregivers
    • Make initial phone calls to all new Journey referrals to schedule home visits as well as follow-up calls to maintain contact with the patient and assess patient decline
    • Conduct patient visits for the purpose of building relationship with the patient and/or family and in-depth discussion of the hospice benefit when appropriate
    • Maintain Journey patient charts, documenting all Journey visits and contact in Journey Visit/Phone call notes or as Coordination notes when applicable
    • Build relationships with and maintain effective communication with Clinicians to ensure effective collaboration for addressing patient needs
    • Communicate and collaborate with Palliative team and NP Journey Counselor Qualifications:
      • High school diploma/GED
      • Prior home healthcare or relative work experience in the healthcare industry preferred
      • Understanding of the hospice philosophy preferred
      • High standard of professionalism, confidentiality, ethics, and compliance. NOTICE: Successful completion of a drug screen prior to employment is part of our background process, which includes medical and recreational marijuana.By supplying your phone number, you agree to receive communication via phone or text.By submitting your application, you are confirming that you are legally authorized to work in the United States.JR# JR220650

Keywords: Residential Home Health and Hospice, Skokie , Hospice Journey Counselor, Healthcare , Skokie, Illinois

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