RN-Hospice Visit Nurse Evenings
Company: SSM Health
Posted on: August 4, 2022
Job Description Sign-on Bonus Available At SSM Health, we know
the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees
like you. Our hospice team is dedicated to helping patients achieve
the best quality of life possible, managing symptoms, pain, and
anxiety, while providing emotional and spiritual support for our
patients and families. We are seeking a Hospice RN who is flexible,
autonomous and a self-starter with strong assessment, problem
solving and computer skills. In this position you will complete
evening admissions, travel to patients homes or facilities when
needed for symptomatic visits and end of life cares. This full-time
position will work Evenings, Monday-Friday from 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM,
and holiday rotation. Shift premium pay applicable Provides direct
nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures
and protocols of the healthcare organization. PRIMARY
RESPONSIBILITIES Implements and monitors patient care plans.
Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as
appropriate. Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for
well-coordinated patient care. Notes and carries out physician and
nursing orders. Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge
planning needs with members of the healthcare team. Works in a
constant state of alertness and safe manner. May perform point of
care testing according to policies and procedures. Performs other
duties as assigned. EDUCATION Graduate of accredited school of
nursing EXPERIENCE No experience required PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Constant use of speech to share information through oral
communication. Constant standing and walking. Frequent
lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry. Frequent
use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or
less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish
colors. Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors. Frequent
use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body
sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing
25-50 lbs. Occasional lifting/moving of patients. Occasional
bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and
repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements. Occasional driving.
Rare crawling and running.
Keywords: SSM Health, Janesville , RN-Hospice Visit Nurse Evenings, Healthcare , Janesville, Wisconsin
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