Registered Nurse (RN) - Hospice
Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Posted on: October 14, 2018
Description: About Us What does it mean to be a part of Intermountain Healthcare? It means that the quest for clinical excellence is not just a goal, but a given. It means building an environment where physicians and employees can deliver the best in healthcare. And it's realizing each employee or volunteer is vital to the healing process, because we can only achieve theextraordinary together . Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining with a world-class team of over 36,000 employees and embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible. Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver. Job Description This is an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse in a more independent setting within patient's homes where they feel most comfortable. Our Homecare/Hospice Nurse is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibly and accountability for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care of patients and their families in their home setting. The RN provides the best clinical practice in an environment of caring and healing while working autonomously in the home. Utilizing the nursing process, care is delivered in compliance with hospice/home health policies and procedures, legal and regulatory standards. The staff RN utilizes the nursing process by use of technology, therapeutic intervention, evidence-based practice and coordination of care with other health team members. Hospice Nurse: A hospice nurse helps educate family members and provide emotional support during difficult times. By being regularly compassionate and present Hospice nurses provide emotional support helping families feel surrounded and comforted during end of life care of their loved one. What does being a part of our Hospice team mean? A healing experience does not always mean getting better. At Intermountain Homecare, we understand part of healing is helping people with terminal illness make the most of the time they have left through managing pain, end-of-life planning, and by simply being there to help patients and their families through difficult moments. To see what it's like to be a homecare nurse watch this video: Click here Posting Specifics Benefits Eligible: No Shift Details: Part time 8 or 12 hrs/wk, every other weekend Sat & Sun between 10am-10pm Department: Coverage needed for Box Elder and Cache Counties and willing to travel (mileage reimbursement) This is a PAY PER VISIT position that will be compensated at $40.65 or $47.25 per visit credit dependent upon years of RN work experience. You will have an hourly rate during the orientation phase (approximately 6 - 8 weeks)based upon your years of RN work experience. Mileage reimbursement and shift differentials available. Essential Job Duties Assess: Performs appropriate assessment of physical, social and psychological status. Seeks and evaluates information acquired from other members of interdisciplinary team: patient, family, physician, non-nursing disciplines, support staff, others. Plan: Uses assessment information and critical thinking skills to collaboratively develop individualized plan of care. Actively seeks patient, family, team, and physician involvement to develop plan of care including needed education. Collaboratively plans and prepares patients for further support needs once the current episode of care outcomes are met (i.e., teaching, referrals, and follow-up). Implement: Directs the interdisciplinary care team via delegation, coordination and collaboration as appropriate. Provides or delegates care consistent with plan of care, guidelines of care and professional licensure provisions. Demonstrates the ability to set priorities and to coordinate and organize patient care delivery through effectively managing time, supplies, and resources. Evaluate: Evaluates patient response to interventions through review of achievement of goals, clinical outcomes, patient and family satisfaction. Revises plan of care as indicated, and reassesses changes as appropriate. Professionalism: Promotes nursing profession and participate in development of others. Integrates legal and ethical standards into practice: complies with regulatory standards, practices within scope of licensure, provides accurate & timely documentation, and understands legal implications of care delivery. Transfer of Patient Files: Electronically transfers patient files to the office at least twice daily. Minimum Requirements Current RN License in state of practice. License is verified Current BLS Certification for healthcare providers. Current drivers license, insured and reliable transportation and an acceptable driving record. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing Basic computer skills Ability to transfer patients independently Ability to commute to the office at least twice daily to electronically transfer patient files or have other access to the Internet for electronically transferring patient files twice a day. Note: RNs hired or promoted on or after July 1, 2017 who have 12 months or less of working experience as an RN will be required to sign an agreement that they will obtain their BSN degree on or before June 1, 2022. Anyone starting in this role January 2021 or after will be given three years to complete their BSN degree. Physical Requirements Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies. Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations. Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, and driving a vehicle. Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items. Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of furniture, equipment, power cords on the floor, etc). Need to ascend and descend stairs or uneven surface in order to access patients. Expected to drive a vehicle which requires sitting, seeing and reading signs, traffic signals, and other vehicles. Preferred Requirements Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BNS) from an accredited institution. Two years working as an RN. Previous experience in an Acute Care, Home Health or Hospice setting. Please Note All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Location: US-UT-Logan Activation Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2018 Expiration Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 Apply Here
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