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Travel Nurse - Hospice

Travel Nurse - Hospice

Job Description

TRAVEL NURSE - HOSPICE

*Extensive Travel Required*

 

The Travel Nurse is a qualified professional and is an employee of the Agency. They participate in all activities related to professional services provided. The Travel Nurse or their alternate who is similarly qualified must be available at all times during operating hours of the Agency.

 


DUTIES:

 

  • Participates in activities relative to provision of professional care and services on an interim basis as assigned/directed by the Administrator and/or Regional Director of Operations.

 

  • A Travel Nurse may also be asked to fill as an alternate DCS, PCM or RNCM during times of vacancy.

 

  • Maintains and adheres to agency procedure and patient care policy standards.

 

  • Provides and coordinates patient care services during assignments.

 

  • Informs health care professionals of duties and administrative rules to ensure policies and procedures are being met.

 

  • Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings as necessary to current assignment.

 

  • Assists with implementation, education and ongoing support of Grace Hospice EHR.

 

  • Acts as a preceptor for new staff.

 

  • Assists with analysis and evaluation of clinical operations to ensure standards are adhered to.

 

  • Supervises the operation of Agency policy by the assigned staff.

 

  • Reports to Administrator, DCS or RDO regarding changes that might affect the clinical operations of the site.

 

  • Assists with establishing policies and procedures in compliance with state health statutes and administrative rules related to EHR.

 

  • Assures that all standards of care are being maintained by EHR users.

 

  • Maintains confidentiality of patient and Agency matters.

 

  • Performs other duties as needed and as requested by Administrator or RDO.

 

  • Assists with billing process.

 

  • Adheres strictly to Agency customer service standards and complaint process.

 

  • Develops, supervises and evaluates clinical provisions made for patient care:

 

o When there is a significant health status change in the client’s condition.

 

o At the physician’s request, or

 

o After hospitalization.

 

 

 

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

The agency shall employ a Travel Nurse who:

 

  • Is currently licensed in the state of practice or in accordance with the Board of Nurse Examiners rules for Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), and

 

  • Has at least three (3) years of experience as a registered nurse in a licensed hospice setting including team supervision.

 

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in nursing, Registered Nurse

 

  • Demonstrates organizational skills and effectively supervises others.

 

  • Demonstrates above average computer and EHR competency.

 

  • Ability to learn, absorb and apply professional training.

 

  • Demonstrates excellent problem solving techniques.

 

  • Exceptional communications skills.

 

  • Able to handle multiple and shifting assignments and presents a professional image.

 

  • Be available at all times, either in person or telephonically.

 

  • Be able to travel extensively for 1-13 week periods of time

 

  • Be able to read, write, and comprehend English.


Compensation:
Excellent salary, full benefits, COMPANY CAR (based on region), daily meal allowence, paid lodging, phone stipend, reimbursed for additional licenses obtained and much more!

    Job Snapshot

    Other Pay Competitive salary, full benefits, paid mileage and more!
    Employment Type Full-Time
    Job Type Nurse, Health Care
    Education 2 Year Degree
    Experience At least 3 year(s)
    Manages Others Yes
    Relocation No
    Industry Healthcare - Health Services, Managed Care
    Required Travel Road Warrior
    Job ID Travel-Lansing
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