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Hospice Field RN *NEW*

Company: Choice Hospice
Location: Pittsburg
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

RN's.....ARE YOU IN THE PITTSBURG/MOUNT PLEASANT AREA AND LOOKING FOR FULL TIME IN HOSPICE CARE?Position SummaryThe Hospice RN is a passionate and engaged nurse responsible for the overall clinical care of a caseload of seriously ill patients served in their place of residence (home, SNF, ALF, etc). A RN will have a personal connection that draws them to caring for the Seriously Ill and Elderly.As a Hospice RN, you will:Initial and ongoing comprehensive assessments of the impact of the terminal disease on the patients physical, functional, psychosocial, and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation, clinical record, case conference, team report, evaluations, and ADLs, (i.e., risk for grief, cultural and spiritual, verbal and non-verbal).Apply specific criteria for admission and re-certification to hospice care to establish appropriate levels of care and the patients eligibility.Implement/develop/document the plan of care to ensure quality and continuity of care and recommend revisions to the plan as necessary.Consult with and educate the patient and family regarding disease process, self-care techniques, end-of-life care, nutrition and dietary needs. Prioritize any needs with the members of the IDG. Provide training to other staff as needed.Determine scope and frequency of services needed based on acuity and patient/family needs. Assess the ability of the caregiver to meet the patients immediate needs upon admission and throughout care.Provide clinical directions to the Hospice Aide and LPN/LVN to ensure quality and continuity of service provided.Prepare clinical and progress notes that demonstrate progress toward established goals. Ensure continuity of quality patient care delivered with appropriate documentation.Inform physician and other personnel of changes in the patients needs and outcomes of intervention, while evaluating patient and family response to care.Perform on-call responsibilities and provide on-call service to patients and families as assigned.RequirementsCurrent RN LicenseCPR CertificationValid Drivers LicenseValid Auto InsuranceAt least 2 years of Hospice RN experienceHomeCare HomeBase experience preferredBenefits and PerksMedical, Dental, Vision Insurance401k with matchingHealth Savings AccountLife InsuranceShort & Long Term Disability InsurancePaid Time Offby Jobble

Keywords: Choice Hospice, Longview , Hospice Field RN *NEW*, Healthcare , Pittsburg, Texas

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