RN - Hospice
Company: St. Joseph Health
Posted on: June 6, 2021
We are looking for a Hospice Registered Nurse in Petaluma
California for St Joseph Home Care Network.
Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a
text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire
Location: Petaluma, CA
Work Schedule: Full time - 64 Biweekly hours
Shift: 8 hours, Days
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
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
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
Communicates effectively with patients, families, and
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
Effectively establishes priorities and delegates
responsibilities appropriately when supervising the LVN and the
Participation in interdisciplinary conferences/team meetings as
requested by clinical manager.
- Makes visits as scheduled and participates in on-call rotation
Minimum Position Qualifications:
Education: Complete necessary education to attain RN Licensure
in state of California.
Experience: One (1) year of Professional nursing experience.
Preferred Position Qualifications:
Experience: One (1) year of Hospice Registered Nurse
License/Certification: Hospice/Palliative Care Nurse
St. Joseph Home Care Network (SJHCN) is a Home Health ministry
of St. Joseph Health, serving three Northern California counties;
Humboldt County, Napa County and Sonoma County.
Our networks of compassionate, highly skilled employees are
dedicated to putting the patient first to improve the health of
individuals and families in our community.
The Home Health caregivers assist in restoring a patient's
optimal health and support the family by going into the home and
ministering to the physical, psychological and spiritual needs of
the patient and family members.
Our home care services are a literal representation of reaching
out to our community to care for our dear neighbors.
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