Location Address: Covers Fish Memorial and Stuart St. Myers Hospice in Palm Coast
Work Hours/Shift: PRN, nights, some weekends and holidays if needed.
You Will Be Responsible For:
The Registered Nurse Inpatient unit provides skilled professional nursing care and support to the hospice patient and family, including non-related caregivers, as ordered by the physician and in compliance with regulations and standards identified by the Medicare Hospice Conditions of Participation, Florida Nurse Practice Act, and the National Hospices and Palliative Care Organization. Working as part of the interdisciplinary team, the Hospice Registered Nurse provides medical nursing care to alleviate physical suffering, and must also assess for and identify resources to help ease emotional and spiritual suffering of hospice patients/families. The Registered Nurse Inpatient Unit assumes responsibility for implementing the patient's plan of care in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary team. The Registered Nurse Inpatient unit exhibits good stewardship of organizational resources, including financial and human resources. The RN Inpatient unit can be scheduled in any 3 of the inpatient units.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: · Assessing and updating patient needs · Education to patients and families on POC and changes · Critical Nursing care · End of Life care issues · Medication management · Documentation accuracy per Medicare guidelines
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
· Hospice COPs · Evaluate interventions · Work quickly under high stress · Multi-tasking · Critical care nursing · Customer service · Strong communication skills · End of life care issues · Medication management · Computer program
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED: · Horizon/Homecare experience · Hospice COPs · Home care experience · 2 year experience in hospice · Acute and chronic disease management
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: · Registered Nurse · 1 year experience in hospice or health related field · Disease management · CPR
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED: · BSN · 2 years experience critical care nursing · 2 years experience in hospice
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
· Registered Nurse · BLS · Active Drivers license and auto insurance
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