RN, Hospice House 7p-7a

RN, Hospice House 7p-7a

Chapters Health System | New Port Richey, FL, 34652, US
Salary Range:$72,000 – $84,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted a month ago

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Description

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Role:

The RN, Hospice House is responsible for assessing and identifying patient/family needs, utilizing the nursing process, coordinating the Plan of Care with the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG), and providing palliative and supportive care to the patient/family unit.

Qualifications: • Current Florida license as RN, current active single-state out-of-state nurse license, or current active multistate/compact nurse license • Minimum one (1) year in-patient nursing or hospice experience for external candidates; for internal applicants, minimum of 6-months of LPN experience with hospice/home health within an affiliate • Previous experience working with an EMR/EHR (Electronic Medical/Health Record) system • Mobile Driver - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance per Company policy • Reliable transportation to meet visit schedule • Ability to use equipment with visual and auditory mechanisms • Ability to effectively communicate in English (verbal and written) • Flexible schedule to meet the needs of Hospice House patients • Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for terminally ill patients and their families • Ability to physically access patient rooms, other areas of the Hospice House/Hospital/ALF, etc., and any home (i.e., navigate stairs and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning) within any part of the service area • Ability to perform the essential functions and physical requirements (including, but not limited to: lifting patients and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling) of the job with or without reasonable accommodation Competencies: • Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position. Responsibilities of all employees: • Represent the Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients. • Comply with all State, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse. • Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices. • Observe the Company's health, safety and security practices. • Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within the Company. • Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner. • Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations. • Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels. • Improve own professional knowledge and skill level. • Advance electronic media skills. • Support Company research and educational activities. • Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally. • Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position. Job Responsibilities: • Provides and manages direct care to patients and families as part of Interdisciplinary Group (IDG), incorporating psychosocial, spiritual, cultural, physical and biological components, and appropriate nursing intervention and follow-up. • Coordinates the Plan of Care, ensuring that an individualized Plan of Care is developed that accurately reflects the patient's evolving needs. • Educates patient, family, caregivers and other health professionals about disease process and decline, palliative interventions, care giving, dying process and safety practices. • Reports changes in the patient's condition to appropriate members of the IDG or other health professionals. • Participates with the IDG to evaluate hospice referrals/admissions for level of care appropriateness. • Attends patient deaths; prepares body for transport; oversees disposal of medications. • Provides appropriate bereavement interventions to the family and caregiver in conjunction with psychosocial staff. • Presents concise and pertinent oral and written reports to IDG; respects and encourages input from all disciplines. • Communicates accurately and completely to physicians, staff members, patients, families, and supervisors; utilizes positive approaches when working with others. • Supervises patient care given by other nursing team members (i.e., LPNs, Hospice Aides, and contract nurses). • Performs other duties as assigned. Physical Demands for Post Offer/Pre-Placement (The demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an individual to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.): While performing the duties of this job, the following abilities are required: see; hear; talk; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel. Frequently required to: stand; sit; reach with hands/arms; lift; bend; balance. Occasionally required to: pull; push; stoop/crouch; kneel; climb stairs.