Do you seek rewarding and fulfilling career?
Do you want a flexible schedule?
Do you enjoy one-on-one care?
Come and Join our team!!!
Hospice Care of South Carolina is seeking to add a compassionate RN to care for patients living with an incurable disease in their homes and nursing homes in UNION County, South Carolina.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Provides direct and indirect care within the scope of the RN as outlined in the SC Nurse Practice Act, established policies and procedures, standards of care and other regulatory and licensing agencies.
2.Conducts patient visits as scheduled by the Patient Care Coordinator.
3.Reports changes in patient condition and communicates other appropriate patient information to Patient Care Coordinator or other members of the Interdisciplinary Group.
4.Completes documentation per HCSC’s policy requirements.
5.Participates in the comprehensive assessment of each patient as assigned.
6.Determines the patient is hospice appropriate, documents to patient’s terminality, establishes and maintains individualized plan of care.
7.Attends Interdisciplinary Group meetings, staff meetings, and committee meetings as assigned.
8.Provides information to family as to the health status of the patient routinely, and in times of significant change in condition.
9.Assesses patient’s individual health status using accepted tools and documents to determine hospice eligibility.
10.Seeks and obtains two (2) physician’s certification of terminal illness.
11.Obtains the Election Statement from the patient/family for Hospice benefits in collaboration with the Community Relations Director.
12.Completes the initial nursing assessment per HCSC’s policy requirements.
13.Completes and implements the Plan of Care per HCSC’s policy requirements.
14.Collaborates with the appropriate discipline on the comprehensive assessment of the patient.
15.Performs supervised HHA visits per organizational policy.
16.May be required to serve in HHA capacity.
17.May assist with nursing orientation in the preceptor role.
18.On call responsibility in conjunction with other nursing staff through call rotation schedule and in accordance with response time requirements.
19.Actively seeks ways to develop professionally by pursuing expertise in hospice nursing care, continuing education and mandatory in-services.
20.May be assigned for crisis care to a specific patient under the direction of the Patient Care Coordinator or Regional Nursing Director.
21.Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Patient Care Coordinator.
If you have a "HOSPICE HEART", then this job is for you. Competitive salary, benefits and great mileage reimbursement. Come and join our team today!
Please fax resume to 888-342-6895; email resume to HR[Click Here to Email Your Resumé]
or apply online at http://www.hospicecare.net/