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Hospice Inpatient Center Registered Nurse / RN ( Night ) Sign On Bonus

Location
Detroit, Michigan
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
3 Aug 2022
Overview:

Building Better Together. Bringing passion and purpose to all we do!

We have a bold vision to reimagine care. And that's possible because of every individual team member. AccentCare believes investing in people and their opportunities produce more satisfying careers, personal growth, and better patient outcomes. In addition, we emphasize training and hiring a diverse workforce with the lived experience and skills to deliver culturally competent, inclusive care.

$10,000 Sign on bonus

Responsibilities:

The role contributes to AccentCare's mission of Honoring Life and Offering Hope by providing nursing assessment, planning and care to maximize the comfort and health of patients and families in accordance with the interdisciplinary plan of care.

1. Receive patient assignments from the Director-Clinical Operations (DCO) and / or Team Director (TD)
2. Assume responsibility for a patient and family, including, assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating care
3. Initiate communication with attending physicians, other hospice staff members and other agencies as needed to coordinate optimal care and use of resources for the patient and family
4. Maintain regular communication with TD, to review care
5. Maintain regular communication with the attending physician concerning patient and family care
6. Obtain data on physical, psychological, social and spiritual factors which may influence patient and family health status and incorporate data into the plan of care
7. Maintain up-to-date patient records so that problems, plans, actions and goals are accurately and clearly stated, changes are reflected as they occur, and all documentation is completed before leaving the IPC at the end of the shift
8. Accept responsibility for coordinating the physical care of the patient by teaching primary caregivers, volunteers, employed caregivers, and by providing direct care
9. Instruct the patient and caregiver how to;
a. Administer medication and recognize side effects
b. Perform personal care and oral hygiene
c. Assist in lifting, moving, ambulation and exercise
d. Prepare for the events preceding death
10. Inform TD, of unusual or potentially problematic patient and family issues
11. Attend Hospice team meetings and other patient conferences as deemed necessary by the TD
12. Provide appropriate support at time of death
13. Share in providing 24/7 coverage to patients and families
14. Assist in making hospice aide assignments, prepare written instructions for the aide and supervise the aides in the home
15. Participate in hospice orientation and ongoing education programs
16. Demonstrate familiarity with policies of the agency and state(s) and federal regulations pertaining to nursing services
17. Participate on committees and special projects and other related duties as assigned
18. Perform other duties as assigned including those within the scope of current, valid professional licensure/credentials (i.e. RN, SW, Chaplain, MT, HA, etc.). Employees should reference the position specific job description for additional details on the essential functions of the clinical discipline

Qualifications:

1. Associates degree, preferred
2. Registered Nurse license required in state(s) practicing
3. Current and valid CPR certification, preferred - required in Georgia & California
4. Previous experience in hospice, home health, general medical surgical or patient population specific (i.e.: geriatrics, pediatric, etc.) nursing, preferred
a. Minimum one year experience required in Connecticut
5. Willingness to serve on-call
6. Must have reliable automobile, valid driver's license, and the minimum state required liability auto insurance
7. Commitment to AccentCare's philosophy of care, TRUE HOPE values, vision and mission statements as an exemplary role model for all staff
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Details

  • Job Reference: 676651684-2
  • Date Posted: 3 August 2022
  • Recruiter: AccentCare, Inc.
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent