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Registered Nurse - CC

Company: Three Oaks Hospice
Location: Richardson
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPrimary functions are to administer nursing care for clients of all ages in their place of residence, coordinate care with the interdisciplinary team, patient/family and referring agency; and assume the responsibility for coordination of care.Essential Functions

  • Assess hospice patients to identify the physical, psycho social, and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation, clinical record, case conference, team report, and evaluations.
  • Implement/develop/document the plan of care to ensure quality and continuity of care
  • Applies concepts of infection control and standard precautions in coordinating/performing patient care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease.
  • Provide clinical directions to the Hospice Aide/LVN to ensure quality and continuity of service provided.
  • Assure continuity of quality patient care delivered with appropriate documentation.
  • Monitor assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payor.
  • Demonstrate commitment, professional growth and competency.
  • Promote Agency philosophy and administrative policies.
  • Perform on-call responsibilities and provide on-call service to patients/families as assigned
  • Provide effective communication to patient/family, team members, and other health care professionals.QualificationsEducation: Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate School of NursingLicensure: Current State license as a Registered Nurse, current Driver's LicenseExperience: Two years experience as a Registered Nurse in a clinical care setting preferred, hospice preferred.Skills: Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice. Good interpersonal skills. Transportation: Reliable transportation. Valid and current auto liability insuranceEnvironmental and Working Conditions:Works in patients home in various conditions; proof of current CPR, and Hepatitis consent/declination; possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infections diseases; ability to work flexible schedule; ability to travel locally; some exposure to unpleasant weather; PRN emergency call. Must have Hepatitis consent/declination.Physical and Mental Effort:Prolonged standing and walking required, with ability to lift up to 50 lbs and move patients. Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and patient needs, and to make quick decisions and resource acquisition; meet patient/family individualized psycho social needs. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.

Keywords: Three Oaks Hospice, Richardson , Registered Nurse - CC, Healthcare , Richardson, Texas

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