Registered Nurse , On-Call/Full Time, Nights $5,000 Sign On Bonus Home Care/Eastern
Company: Alive Hospice, Inc.
Posted on: January 23, 2023
Apply Description Location:Lebanon, TN and surrounding
areasStatus:Regular Full TimeDays:Monday through FridayHours:
If you have a passion for people and a desire to provide
outstanding care and comfort to patients and their families, while
working within a professional team focused on clinical excellency,
then we can't wait to speak with you!
SUMMARY Provides on call nursing visits to ensure appropriate,
timely and effective nursing care.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assumes after hours triage role if indicated by Triage Nurse
due to workload/geography.
- Performs home visits as dictated by the Triage Nurse to provide
skilled nursing care at patient's residence in support of patient's
care plan developed by Primary Nurse and M.D.
- Makes home visits at time of death to support family and
complete death procedure per agency protocol.
- Completes accurate and timely documentation as required, per
- Communicates patients status and interventions to Triage Nurse
and Primary Nurse.
- Interacts with physician as needed.
- Supports care plan, outcome management and assists in variance
- Attends meetings as requested.
- Other duties may also be assigned.CONTINUING EDUCATION The
agency requires this position is required to complete 15 hours of
continuing education per year covering topics that will contribute
to improvements in carrying out the above responsibilities.
Regulatory agencies may require some disciplines to have additional
hours in order to be licensed or certified.
PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing
the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use
hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk and hear. The employee
frequently is required to stand, sit, and reach with hands and
arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or
balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The
employee must frequently lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception, and ability to adjust focus. Frequently required to
drive an automobile.
WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here
are representative of those an employee encounters while performing
the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the
employee is frequently exposed to infectious diseases and use of an
automobile. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or
airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather
conditions, risk of radiation, and vibration. The noise level in
the work environment is usually moderate. Usually in a patient's
home. Requirements QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully,
an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily, including meeting the required competencies. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCERegistered Nurse
with a current nursing license, BSN preferred. Ability to apply for
TN license within 30 days of hire. Knowledge of or willingness to
learn hospice care. Minimum one year nursing practice or equivalent
experience required. Hospice, Oncology, or Home Health and/or
long-term care preferred. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES,
REGISTRATIONSCurrent Tennessee RN License. If required to drive to
carry out the duties of this position: current driver's license and
automobile insurance as required by Tennessee State Law.
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