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On-Call Registered Nurse

Company: St Croix Hospice
Location: Grand Island
Posted on: February 9, 2020

Job Description:

On-Call Registered Nurse Job DetailsJob Location Grand Island - Grand Island, NEPosition Type Full TimeJob Category Health CareDescription This is a Full time salaried position and will have a schedule of 7 days on and 7 days off, with the hours being on call from 5p to 8a. Job Description SummaryThe on-call registered nurse organizes and directs hospice care and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience. The professional nurse directs the immediate services necessary to meet the needs of individual and families within their homes and communities.Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities Available to receive and respond to calls from Triage during assigned shifts making visits to patients with changing conditions, and completing week end admissions. Completes an initial, comprehensive and ongoing comprehensive assessment of patient and family to determine hospice needs for after-hours calls. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness. Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of nursing process. Assesses and evaluates patient's status by: Writing and initiating plan of care Re-evaluating patient and family/caregiver needs Participating in revising the plan of care as necessary Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change. Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis. Develops a care plan that establishes goals, based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates palliative nursing actions. Includes the patient and the family in the planning process. Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician in the physician's plan of care. Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs. Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan. Assists the patient with the activities of daily living and facilitates the patient's efforts toward self-sufficiency and optional comfort care. After hours on-call responsibilities included remaining available for all calls related to patient care and making all appropriate visits as necessary. Remaining with patient and or family through a crisis period until resolved and or relived. Completes, maintains and submits accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding patient's condition and care given. Records pain/symptom management changes/outcomes as appropriate. Communicates with the physician regarding the patient's needs and reports changes in the patient's condition; obtains/receives physicians' orders as required. Communicates with community health related persons to coordinate the care plan. Teaches the patient and family/caregiver self-care techniques as appropriate. Provides medication, diet and other instructions as ordered by the physician and recognizes and utilizes opportunities for health counseling with patients and families/caregivers. Works in concert with the interdisciplinary group. Provides and maintains a safe environment for the patient. Assists the patient and family/caregiver and other team members in providing continuity of care. Works in cooperation with the family/caregiver and hospice interdisciplinary group to meet the emotional needs of the patient and family/caregiver. Attends interdisciplinary group meetings. Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are available. Supervises ancillary personnel and delegates responsibilities when required. Assumes responsibility for personal growth and development and maintains and upgrades professional knowledge and practice skills through attendance and participation in continuing education and inservice classes. Fulfills the obligation of requested and/or accepted case assignments. Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities. Qualifications Position Qualifications 1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. 2. Current licensure in State and CPR certification. 3. Management experience not required. Responsible for supervising hospice aides. 5. Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, basic math skills; nursing skills per competency checklist. 6. Prolonged or considerable walking or standing. Able to lift, position and/or transfer patients. Able to lift supplies and equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping bending, kneeling and/or crouching. Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills. 7. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order. PandoLogic. Category: , Keywords: Registered Nurse (RN)

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