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Hospice Registered Nurse

Company: CorsoCare
Location: Canton
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse Hospice STARTS UP!CorsoCare HospiceFree CEU'sCompany paid Health InsuranceAbove market wagesComprehensive benefitsGenerous PTO/Holiday (23 days first year)Mileage ReimbursementTuition ReimbursementCoverage Area - North East Ohio (Canton and surrounding areas)Position Summary:The Registered Nurse (RN) provides nursing care to the terminally ill Hospice patient as needed. To aid and understand to the family in the home care situation and in time of bereavement, and to work as a member of the Hospice team in providing Hospice care.Required Experience for Registered Nurse:Graduate from an accredited school of nursingCurrently licensed as a registered nurse to practice in the state.Minimum 2 years of experience as a registered nurse, preferred.Active patient contact within past three years, preferred.Ability to work independently, make accurate, and at times, quick judgments.Ability to supervise others appropriately.Ability to respond appropriately to crisis outside of a hospital setting.Acceptance of and adaptability to different social, racial, cultural and religious modes.Must Complete Hospice training program.Accountability for Registered Nurse:Regularly assesses and reassesses the nursing needs of the Hospice patients.Provides dietary counseling.Provides Hospice nursing services, treatments and preventive procedures.Initiates nursing procedures appropriate for the patient's Hospice care and safety.Observes signs and symptoms and reports to the physician and IDG members any unexpected changes in the patient's physical or emotional condition.Teaches, supervises and counsels the Hospice patient and family members about providing care for the patient.Supervises and trains other nursing service personnel.Develops and re-evaluates the patient/family care plan in conjunction with IDG to meet needs and maintain continuity of care.Performs specific nursing procedures as needed (e.g., treatments, management of symptoms) following doctor's orders.Attends team conferences.Maintains records as required by Hospice.Follows the policies and procedures of Hospice. Observes confidentiality and safeguards all patient-related information in compliance with HIPAA regulations.Always communicates to the supervisor if unable to meet a patient's need or perform a procedure.Participates in on-call system and is responsible for providing on-call coverage when unavailable for assigned duties.Works with interdisciplinary group concept of patient care.Coordinates the implementation of the plan of care for patients residing in SNF, NF, ICF or MR.Organizes work schedule and utilizes time management to be able to attend all required meetings.Complies with agency infection control policies and protocols.Assist with orientation, teaching and training as requested.Other duties as assigned by Director.General Working Conditions:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee without restriction to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. OSHA Occupational Hazard present. For physical demands of position including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description.This position entails standing for long periods of time. While performing the duties of this job, there will be considerable physical effort most of the day including kneeling, squatting, reaching, twisting, climbing, walking, exposure to temperature and humidity changes and maximal assist in lifting and/or transferring of a 100-pound patient. Must possess sight/hearing senses or use appropriate adaptive devices that will enable senses to function at a level required to meet the essential duties of the position. Must have a current valid driver's license, auto liability insurance and reliable transportation as travel may be required.The work environment requires appropriate interaction with others. The noise level in the work environment is moderate. Occasional travel to different locations may be required.This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.Equal Opportunity Employer#CORRN

Keywords: CorsoCare, Canton , Hospice Registered Nurse, Other , Canton, Ohio

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