Company: Interim Healthcare of Oakland County
Posted on: September 18, 2022
Interim Healthcare of Oakland County is looking to hire a
Hospice RN (PT)--
The Hospice RN will plan, organize, direct-- -and provide--
-hospice care to meet the identified needs of patients/families in
accordance with Interim HealthCare Hospice policies and procedures,
accepted standards of nursing practice and palliative care, and
applicable law and regulation.--
PT- 5-10 Visits per Week, On-Call ( 1 x 4-6 weeks)--
Compensation & Benefits: 401K, PTO, Paid Sick, Bonus Pay, On Call
Pay, Paid Training & Orientation, Bereavement Pay, 100% EMR for
Documentation, Company Provided Equipment, Per Diem Pay- Get Paid a
Guaranteed Rate ALWAYS etc.
What You'll Be Doing:
-- --- - Completes an initial/comprehensive assessment of the
patient/family to determine hospice needs which includes a history
of current and previous illness(es), as well as a physical
assessment of the patient, with emphasis on the management of pain
and other symptoms.
-- --- - Completes ongoing assessments of the patient--------s
physical status and the psychosocial status of the
-- --- - Initiates and develops a plan of care in collaboration
with the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG), the patient/family and the
-- --- - Makes necessary revisions to the IDG plan of care as the
patient--------s/family--------s status and needs change.
-- --- - Primarily responsible for the coordination of care among
IDG members and other healthcare providers external to the IDG, to
ensure the continuous assessment of the patient/family needs, as
well as the implementation of the IDG plan of care to guide the
delivery of services and achieve the goals of hospice care.
-- --- - -- -Administers medications and treatments as prescribed
by the physician and in accordance with nursing standards of
-- --- - Regularly attends Interdisciplinary Group meetings.
-- --- - Participates in on-call duties as defined by the office
-- --- - Actively participates in the quality assessment and
performance improvement (QAPI) program.
-- --- - Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
-- --- - May have access to personal health information
(-------PHI-----) necessary to fulfill the above duties and
responsibilities.-- - Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is
further defined by each organization/department.
Background Education & Work Experiences of a Hospice RN:
-- --- - Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
-- --- - Licensed to practice as a RN in the state in which
employed.-- - License is active and in good standing.
-- --- - Twelve (12) months of accumulated experience as a
registered nurse within the last five (5) years or, if no
experience within the last five (5) years, evidence of current
(within the last 12 months) clinical knowledge as deemed
appropriate by the DHCS.
-- --- - If a new graduate, 1200 verified hours of employment as a
graduate or registered nurse within the last twelve (12) months or
evidence of completion of a company-approved Preceptor Program.
-- --- - If a state standard exists that is higher than these
education/experience requirements, the state standard supersedes
-- --- - One (1) year of hospice care experience (Preferred).
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities of a Hospice RN:--
-- --- - Able to comply with accepted professional standards of
nursing practice and law and regulation.
-- --- - Understands principles of pain/symptom management.
-- --- - Able to read and interpret technical instructions related
to the care of the patient.
-- --- - Knowledge and commitment to the hospice philosophy of
-- --- - Demonstrates excellent observation, verbal and written
communication skills, problem solving skills, basic math skills;
nursing skills per competency checklist.
-- --- - Ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary
-- --- - Able to effectively communicate with clinical and
non-clinical employees, patients and family/caregivers.
-- --- - Able to perform and prioritize multiple functions or
-- --- - Able to effectively deal with multiple changes.
-- --- - Meets applicable federal and state health requirements to
provide patient care as appropriate.
-- --- - Meets the requirements of federal and/or state criminal
and abuse background checks where applicable.
-- --- - Able to provide proof of current CPR certification.
Typical Working Conditions & Physical Effort Required of a Hospice
-- --- - Work is normally performed in the patient--------s home
and/or inpatient setting such as a hospital or nursing home.
-- --- - Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, bloodborne
pathogens and/or other potentially infectious or hazardous
materials and situations that require following extensive safety
precautions and may include the use of protective equipment (e.g.
face masks, goggles, latex and/or non-latex gloves).
-- --- - Able to constantly travel locally from assignment to
-- --- - Able to constantly stand, walk, bend, stoop, squat, kneel
and reach freely and assist patients with standing, walking and
-- --- - Sufficient endurance to perform the required physical and
mental tasks over long periods of time.
-- --- - Able to constantly grasp with thumb in opposition to
fingers of palm, i.e. manipulate pen, knobs or objects.
-- --- - Visual acuity, dexterity and hearing to perform required
-- --- - Able to frequently work on-call hours and evening, night
and weekend hours as needed.
-- --- - Medium physical activity that may require frequent
lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs in order to
carry out daily job functions and related activities that may be
Interim Healthcare of Oakland County is an Equal Opportunity
Employer- Minority/Women/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual
PandoLogic. Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse, Location:
Pontiac, MI - 48343
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