RN - Hospice (Days) (23180370)

Location: Iowa
Duration: Full Time
Job ID: 21857 (23180370)
Company: Adelphi Medical Staffing, LLC
Contact: Megel Troupe    Call: 97390133622
Practice Type:   Hospital
Job Posted: 11/19/21

RN - Hospice (Days) - 21857 (23180370)

Summary:
• Ref #: 21857
• Profession: Registered Nurse
• Specialty: Hospice/Palliative Medicine
• Job Type: Full-time
• Location: Des Moines, IA
• Shift Type: Days

Requirements:
• 1-year current Hospice experience - Required
• BSN - Required
• Competency in a variety of nursing skills and ability to perform without supervision (NPWT, complex wound care, IV therapy, catheter care, ostomy care, chronic disease management assessment, and teaching) - Required
• MSN - Highly Preferred
• EMR Experience - Highly Preferred
• CHPN Certification - Preferred
• Mandatory Reporter: Child; Dependent Adult
• Abuse. Person-Centered Care (PCC) course completion within first 12 months of hire and annual completion of competency validation activities.
• Iowa license (Compact Allowed)
• BLS (AHA)

Responsibilities:
• Ensures compassionate, empathetic quality and safe delivery of services to patients according to the care plan.
• Consistently utilizes a patient-centered approach considering physical, psych/social, spiritual, educational, safety and related criteria appropriate to the age of the patients served in hospice.
• Integrates and coordinates the care of theat-risk populations across the healthcare continuum making assessments, planning interventions working closely with providers and the overall patient care team.
• Facilitates the interdisciplinary plan of care to meet multiple service needs as well as promote continuity through the elimination of fragmentation of care/service.
• Delivers quality care consistent with HospiceConditions of Participation, qualifying hospice criteria, payer coverage criteria, and providing visits/treatments consistent with the plan of care to honor patient/ family values/ wishes
• Makes visits to the homes of patients and assumes responsibility for an ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of the patient.
• Performs initial and comprehensive assessments on all patients in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
• Performs nursing assessment at each visit in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
• Ensures quality and safe delivery of services to patients according to the care plan.
• Uses equipment and supplies safely, effectively, and efficiently.
• Promotes patient independence by teaching patients and family members to understand the following as well as any additional education needs identified by the assessing clinician and/or physician: Treatment and disease management; Medications purpose, use, side effects, potential adverse effects; Proper use, safety hazards, and infection control issues related to the use and maintenance of equipment provided; Patient plan of care; Emergency preparedness; Disease progression and management of symptoms