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RN Hospice In Patient Unit

Company: Lifes Journey of Avon LLC
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

TITLE RN Hospice In Patient Unit ABOUT THE ORGANIZATIONIt is the mission of Life's Journey Hospice to provide compassionate, quality comfort care thatenhances the lives of people with life-limiting illness and their families. Life's Journey Hospice iscommitted to quality patient care, caregiver support and education. Our care allows terminally ill patientsand their families to experience the end of life together, in the comfort and security of their home orwherever they call home. OPEN DATE 7/25/2022 POSITION Registered Nurse CATEGORY Nursing DESCRIPTIONJOB SUMMARY:To provide nursing care to the terminally ill Hospice patient as needed. To provide assistance andunderstanding to the family in the home care situation and in time of bereavement. To work as amember of the Hospice team in providing Hospice care.QUALIFICATIONS:Educational/Degree: Graduate from an accredited school of nursingTraining/Licensure: Currently licensed as a registered nurse to practice in the state.Knowledge/Skills/Ability: Ability to work independently, make accurate, and at times, quickjudgments. Ability to supervise others appropriately. Ability torespond appropriately to crisis outside of a hospital setting.Acceptance of and adaptability to different social, racial, culturaland religious modes. Completes Hospice training program.Experience: Minimum 2 years of experience as a registered nurse, preferred.Active patient contact within past three years, preferred. POSITION REQUIREMENTSEssential Functions/Responsibilities:1. Regularly assesses and reassesses the nursing needs of the Hospice patient.2. Provides dietary counseling.3. Provides Hospice nursing services, treatments and preventive procedures.4. Initiates nursing procedures appropriate for the patient's Hospice care and safety.5. Observes signs and symptoms and reports to the physician and IDG members anyunexpected changes in the patient's physical or emotional condition.6. Teaches, supervises and counsels the Hospice patient and family members aboutproviding care for the patient.7. Supervises and trains other nursing service personnel.8. Develops and re-evaluates the patient/family care plan in conjunction with IDG to meetneeds and maintain continuity of care.9. Performs specific nursing procedures as needed (e.g., treatments, management ofsymptoms) following doctor's orders.10. Attends team conferences, IDG if applicable, and inservices, as scheduled.11. Maintains records as required by Hospice.12. Follows the policies and procedures of Hospice. Observes confidentiality and safeguardsall patient-related information in compliance with HIPAA regulations.13. Always communicates to the supervisor if unable to meet a patient's need or perform aprocedure.14. Participates in an on-call system and is responsible for providing on-call coverage whenunavailable for assigned duties.15. Maintain skills and knowledge.16. Works with interdisciplinary group concepts of patient care.17. Coordinates the implementation of the plan of care for patients residing in Home, SNF,LTC or AL.18. Organizes work schedule and utilizes time management to be able to attend all requiredmeetings.19. Complies with agency infection control policies and protocols.20. Assist with orientation, teaching and training as requested.21. Takes on-call duty, nights, weekends and holidays as assigned.22. Other duties as assigned by the Administrator/Director of Clinical Services.Benefits:

  • 401 K
  • 401 K (matching)
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance (plus Company Paid Life Insurance)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • PayActive
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Referral Program
  • Short Term Disability FULL-TIME/PART-TIME Full-Time and/or Part-Time EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT Non-Exempt PAY RANGE Negotiable CITY Indianapolis STATE Indiana EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. SHIFT Nights PI195857171

Keywords: Lifes Journey of Avon LLC, Indianapolis , RN Hospice In Patient Unit, Other , Indianapolis, Indiana

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