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Registered Nurse - Hospice

Company: Nurse Job Board
Location: New Britain
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Full-time Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) needed for Home Care!(Reference Code: KAM) Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing skilled nursing care and the oversight of care provided by home health/hospice aide and homemaker staff. The RN is responsible for the coordination of all patient care services. ESSENTIAL DUTIES:* Provides skilled nursing care including administration of medications and treatments as prescribed in physician's plan of care for patients in their home setting. * Coordinates plan of care with all disciplines associated with patient's needs, including family and primary care givers. * Observes, evaluates and reports on the patient's physical and emotional status to nursing supervisor and the attending physician whenever change occurs or at least every 60 days. * Performs a Comprehensive Assessment of the patient and updates care plan, coordinating with physician and members of the IDT whenever changes occur or at least every 14 days. * Participate in weekly Interdisciplinary Team Meetings, providing updates on patient's physical, emotional, psychosocial, and spiritual status. * Attends all required staff meetings to enhance professional development. * Maintains and processes all documentation in compliance with agency standards. * Will utilize computer based documentation system and submit all required clinical documentation, time records and other required information in required time frame. * Instructs, orients and supervises other clinical personnel as necessary * Develops plan of care with instruction for home health aide services. * Provides input to Home Health Aide Supervisor as needed for purpose of home health/hospice aide evaluation.* May act as a liaison with institutions to promote continuity of care as the patient moves from level of care to another. * May participate in community activities as a representative of the agency. * May perform other duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS:* Graduate of an accredited RN program. * Connecticut State Licensed Registered Nurse with a minimum of 1 year of clinical experience.* Previous home care/hospice experience desirable. * OASIS experience preferred. * Must possess basic computer skills. BENEFITS:* Competitive salary * A rich benefits package, including: medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance * 401(k) plan * Generous paid time off * Professional liability coverage * Flexibility of work schedules to ensure life/work balance * Company-sponsored in-service and training * Continuing education For more information, please submit your resume for review!

Keywords: Nurse Job Board, New Britain , Registered Nurse - Hospice, Healthcare , New Britain, Connecticut

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