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  • Registered Nurse - RN - Hospice

    Job Locations US-WI-Neenah
    Company Ascension At Home
    Requisition ID
    2018-15174
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Hospice
  • Overview

    Affinity Visiting Nurses Hospice, an Ascension At Home company, has an immediate opening for a full-time Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) for the Neenah area.

     

    We are offering a $2,500 sign-on bonus for this position!

     

    Full-time Salaried Position

    Visit/Triage RN

    Evenings

     

    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.

    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.

     

    Qualifications

    Education/Licensing/Certification:

    • Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
    • Current state nursing license.
    • Possess valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and access to automobile.

               

    Experience:

    • One year of 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).

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