Posted: Friday, September 1, 2017 6:02 PM
Reverence Home Health and Hospice
has an immediate opening for a Per Diem
Registered Nurse in the Oakland and Macomb County Area.
This position is responsible for evaluation, referrals and coordinating patient/family needs. Under physician orders, the Registered Nurse is responsible for identifying and coordinating patient/family needs and for providing preventative and supportive care to the terminally ill patient/family unit. The RN utilizes assessment, intervention and teaching skills for caring for the patient/family unit, in collaboration with the hospice team members. Provides direct care as indicated and reports to appropriate hospice team members.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
:Actively engage in QAPI initiatives and compliance activities.
:Take part in professional development to maintain qualifications for role; completes CBTs in a timely manner.
:Document clinical findings clearly and in a concise manner while maintaining the patient clinical record according to practice standards.
:Perform comprehensive initial and ongoing assessment of patients and families, and develop initial treatment plan, modifying as appropriate with interdisciplinary team focus. Educate the patient and family regarding terminal care.
:Identify actual or potential quality/safety/ethical/legal/compliance issues and initiates appropriate intervention or referral. Updates the attending physician/IDT about changes in the patient's condition and/or plan of care.
:Coordinate care with contracted facilities, discuss and initiate the written plan of care, and attend care conferences as scheduled.
:Evaluates services provide by the Hospice Aide every two weeks.
:Maintain productivity standards.
:Promote efficiency in use of supplies and visit utilization including mileage.
:Is an ambassador for the agency in daily encounters with referral sources.
:Promote positive relationships with contracted facilities.
:Promote a positive culture among and across the hospice team.
:Promote teamwork and shared responsibility for attaining the agency mission and vision.
:Active participation in meeting agency customer satisfaction goals.
:Create predictability for patients by following standard practices and using KEY WORDS AT KEY TIMES to decrease caregiver anxiety.
:Promote agency by always putting the patient first.
Non:Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
:Perform other duties as assigned.
:Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
:Current State Nursing License.
:Possess valid driver's license, proof of insurance and access to automobile.
:Two (2) years recent clinical experience with preferred experience in the care of terminally ill patients and their families.
• Location: Ann Arbor
• Post ID: 38987457 annarbor