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Hospice RN

Company: Health Professional Medical Staffing, LLC
Location: Petaluma
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary: The Hospice Registered Nurse provides prescribed nursing care service to Hospice patients and their families in a home setting, Respite Care Facility (RCFE) or a skilled nursing facility setting. Essential Functions: Demonstrate ability to document the full assessment and create a plan of care with accurate orders, diagnosis, and projection of visits for all disciplines necessary to support each patient. Demonstrate understanding and competency in workflows, problem charting, interventions, and accuracy of input by review of POC at each visit. Demonstrate understanding of the relationship of clinician schedule and the time log to validate clinician's day and verify accuracy of hours reported and processed to payroll. Demonstrate the ability to gather patient data to enter in the electronic medical record for the QAPI, including vital signs, unusual occurrence reports, ESAS, falls and wound care. Demonstrates knowledge and competency in performing baseline-nursing skills. Maintains clinical competencies according to network policies. Administers all medications and treatments according to network policy and procedure, accepted standards of care and network guidelines. Communicates effectively with patients, families, and physicians. Performs accurate assessments, develops, and implements a written Plan of Care with the patient following physician's orders and according to Hospice guidelines. Performs and documents nursing interventions including patient education according to the Plan of Care and adapts these actions as patient needs change. Addresses patient needs and problems, nursing intervention and patient response, safety interventions and education and teaching. Effectively establishes priorities and delegates responsibilities appropriately when supervising the LVN and the CHHA. Participation in interdisciplinary conferences/team meetings as requested by clinical manager. Makes visits as scheduled and participates in on-call rotation as required. Job Requirements:Minimum Position Qualifications: Education: Complete necessary education to attain RN Licensure in state of California. Experience: One (1) year of Professional nursing experience. Licenses/Certifications:-- - -- - -- - Current California RN license. -- - -- - CA Driver's License. -- - -- - Current automobile liability insurance. -- - -- - Current Basic Life Support. Preferred Position Qualifications: Experience: One (1) year of Hospice Registered Nurse experience. License/Certification: Hospice/Palliative Care Nurse certification-- -

Keywords: Health Professional Medical Staffing, LLC, Petaluma , Hospice RN, Healthcare , Petaluma, California

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