Envision Healthcare

  • RN Hospice

    Job Locations US-IN-Kokomo
    Company Ascension At Home
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    St. Vincent Hospice is seeking a Full Time Registered Nurse in the Kokomo area!


    We're Proud to Offer:

    Competitive Hourly Pay & Mileage Reimbursement

    Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, ST/LTD

    401K & Match

    Tuition Reimbursement

    Supportive Leadership

    Room For Professional Growth



    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.


    Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications:



    • 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.
    • 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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