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REGISTERED NURSE HOSPICE

Company: Compassioncare Hospice & Home Health
Location: Reno
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Our Company:CompassionCare Hospice & Home HealthOverview:The registered nurse plans, organizes and directs hospice care and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience. The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individual and families within their homes and communities.Responsibilities:Completes an initial, comprehensive, and ongoing comprehensive assessment of patient and family to determine hospice needsProvides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es)Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of nursing processAssesses and evaluates patients status by:Writing and initiating plan of careRegularly re-evaluating patient and family/caregiver needsParticipating in revising the plan of care as necessaryInitiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs changeUses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosisDevelops a care plan that establishes goals, based on nursing diagnosis, and incorporates palliative nursing actionsIncludes the patient and the family in the planning processInitiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing proceduresAdministers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician in the physicians plan of careCounsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needsProvides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and planAssists the patient with the activities of daily living and facilitates the patients efforts toward self-sufficiency and optional comfort careActs as Case Manager when assigned by Clinical Supervisor and assumes responsibility to coordinate patient care for assigned caseloadCompletes, maintains and=0 submits accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding patients condition and care givenRecords pain/symptom management changes/outcomes as appropriateCommunicates with the physician regarding the patients needs and reports changes in the patients condition; obtains/receives physicians orders as requiredCommunicates with community health related persons to coordinate the care planTeaches the patient and family/caregiver self-care techniques as appropriateProvides medication, diet and other instructions as ordered by the physician and recognizes and utilizes opportunities for health counseling with patients and families/caregiversWorks in concert with the interdisciplinary groupProvides and maintains a safe environment for the patientAssists the patient and family/caregiver and other team members in providing continuity of careWorks in cooperation with the family/caregiver and hospice interdisciplinary group to meet the emotional needs of the patient and family/caregiverAttends interdisciplinary group meetingsParticipates in on-call duties as defined by the on-call policyEnsures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and servicesare availableSupervises ancillary personnel and delegates responsibilities when requiredAssumes responsibility for personal growth and development and maintains and upgrades professional knowledge and practice skills through attendance and participation in continuing education and in-service classesFulfills the obligation of requested and/or accepted case assignmentsActively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activitiesQualifications:Graduate of an accredited school of NursingCurrent Registered Nurse licensure in State and American Heart Association CPR certification required; CPR certification may be offered and completed upon hireBachelors degree preferred, with one (1) year of hospice experience preferredManagement experience not required; Responsible for supervising hospice aidesExcellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, basic math skills; nursing skills per competency checklistAbout our Line of Business: At CompassionCare Hospice & Home Health, our primary ambition is to bring first-class care to the warmest and most serene environment possible: home. We provide the full spectrum of hospice and home health services, thoughtfully tailored to the individual needs of patients and families. As part of the BrightSpring Health Services family of brands, CompassionCare Hospice & Home Health is grounded in a foundational commitment to providing exceptional patient care and championing our agency leadership and teams. We are proud to have some of the best and brightest individuals in the health care industry on our team. We are confident you will find purpose, meaning and a chance to make a positive impact from day one. For more information about CompassionCare Hospice & Home Health, please visit www.compassioncarenevada.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.by Jobble

Keywords: Compassioncare Hospice & Home Health, Reno , REGISTERED NURSE HOSPICE, Healthcare , Reno, Nevada

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