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  • Hospice Visit Nurse

    Company : Name Ecumen Hospice Twin Cities
    ID 2019-14952
    Posted Date
    1 day ago(8/23/2019 10:59 AM)
    Category
    Nursing
    Type
    Full-Time
    Location
    US-MN-Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • Overview

    Ecumen Hospice is currently seeking a Hospice Visit Nurse (RN) to join its team.  Ecumen Hospice honors life through care and serves individuals in the Twin Cities – Metro Area. Ecumen's mission is to create home for older adults wherever they choose to live. Our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer, fuller lives and have consistently recognized Ecumen as a “Best Place to Work,” an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.

    Responsibilities

    The Registered Nurse (RN)-Hospice works from home and is responsible for the delivery of patient care including; triaging patient needs over the phone, making visits to patients with changing conditions, and performing admissions as necessary. 

     

    Essential job responsibilities include:

     

    1. Receives and responds to phone calls during assigned shifts as well as making visits to patients with changing conditions, and completing weekend admissions.

    2. Completes an initial, comprehensive and ongoing comprehensive assessment of patient and family to determine hospice needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness.

    3. Assesses and evaluates patient’s status by:
      • Writing and initiating plan of care
      • Regularly re-evaluating patient and family/caregiver needs.
      • Participating in revising the plan of care as necessary

    4. Develops a care plan that establishes goals, based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates palliative nursing actions. Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.

    5. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician in the physician’s plan of care.

    6. Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change.

    7. Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan.

    Qualifications

    Registered Nurse (RN)-Hospice

    Minimum Required Qualifications:

     

    • Graduate from an accredited Registered Nursing program
    • Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse within the state in which working and must maintain licensure
    • One to two years of nursing experience in post-acute care
    • Current valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance.
    • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats
    • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident’s Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

     

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • One to two years of recent nursing experience in Medicare Hospice
    • Proven leadership abilities

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.

     

    We participate in E-Verify.

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