Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
This position is responsible for evaluation, referrals and coordinating patient/family needs. Under physician orders, the Registered Nurse is responsible for identifying and coordinating patient/family needs and for providing preventative and supportive care to the terminally ill patient/family unit. The RN utilizes assessment, intervention and teaching skills for caring for the patient/family unit, in collaboration with the hospice team members. Provides direct care as indicated and reports to appropriate hospice team members.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
+ Actively engage in QAPI initiatives and compliance activities.
+ Take part in professional development to maintain qualifications for role; completes CBTs in a timely manner.
+ Document clinical findings clearly and in a concise manner while maintaining the patient clinical record according to practice standards.
+ Perform comprehensive initial and ongoing assessment of patients and families, and develop initial treatment plan, modifying as appropriate with interdisciplinary team focus. Educate the patient and family regarding terminal care.
+ Identify actual or potential quality/safety/ethical/legal/compliance issues and initiates appropriate intervention or referral. Updates the attending physician/IDT about changes in the patient's condition and/or plan of care.
+ Coordinate care with contracted facilities, discuss and initiate the written plan of care, and attend care conferences as scheduled.
+ Evaluates services provide by the Hospice Aide every two weeks.
+ Maintain productivity standards.
+ Promote efficiency in use of supplies and visit utilization including mileage.
+ Is an ambassador for the agency in daily encounters with referral sources.
+ Promote positive relationships with contracted facilities.
+ Promote a positive culture among and across the hospice team.
+ Promote teamwork and shared responsibility for attaining the agency mission and vision.
+ Active participation in meeting agency customer satisfaction goals.
+ Create predictability for patients by following standard practices and using KEY WORDS AT KEY TIMES to decrease caregiver anxiety.
+ Promote agency by always putting the patient first.
+ Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
+ Adherence to and compliance with information systems security is everyone's responsibility. It is the responsibility of every computer user to: Know and follow Information Systems security policies and procedures. Attend Information Systems security training, when offered. Report information systems security problems.
+ Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
+ BSN preferred.
+ Current State Nursing License.
+ Possess valid driver's license, proof of insurance and access to automobile.
+ Two (2) years recent clinical experience with preferred experience in the care of terminally ill patients and their families.
Knowledge and Skills:
+ Able to fulfill on-call requirements with immediate 24/7 availability when assigned.
+ Must have the ability to connect to the internet with company issued laptop from home using dialup or hi speed connection (DSL, cable or satellite).
For More Information Please Contact:
Jason H. Jones, Talent Acquisition Manager
ID (auto generated): 2019-19315
External Company Name: Envision Healthcare Systems
Street: 3070 N. 51st Street, Suite 406
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