Posted: Aug 22, 2019
Primary functions are to administer nursing care for clients in their place of residence, coordinate care with the
interdisciplinary team, patient/family and referring agency; and assume the responsibility for coordination of care.
Environmental and Working Conditions:
Works in patients home in various conditions; proof of current CPR, and Hepatitis consent/declination; possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infections diseases; ability to work flexible schedule; ability to travel locally; some exposure to unpleasant weather; PRN emergency call. Must have Hepatitis consent/declination.
Physical and Mental Effort:
Prolonged standing and walking required, with ability to lift up to 50 lbs and move patients. Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and patient needs, and to make quick decisions and resource acquisition; meet patient/family individualized psycho social needs. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.
Responsibilities and Duties
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Assess hospice patients to identify the physical, psycho social, and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation, clinical record, case conference, team report, and evaluations.
Implement/develop/document the plan of care to ensure quality and continuity of care.
Applies concepts of infection control and standard precautions in coordinating/performing patient care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease.
Provide clinical directions to the Hospice Aide/LVN to ensure quality and continuity of service provided.
Assure continuity of quality patient care delivered with appropriate documentation.
Monitor assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payor.
Demonstrate commitment, professional growth and competency.
Promote Agency philosophy and administrative policies.
Perform on-call responsibilities and provide on-call service to patients/families as assigned
Provide effective communication to patient/family, team members, and other health care professionals.
Qualifications and Skills
RN or LVN
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time.
flexible schedule,Biweekly pay,Direct deposit.
** Company car.