RN / Hospice Job in Aiken, South Carolina
Company: Kindred at Home
Posted on: June 23, 2022
I believe that the care we give can make every moment count.
Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence
thats how our Hospice improves quality of life in the final stages
of life. By delivering palliative care by hospice professionals,
our patients can spend their remaining days in comfort and peace.
Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the
nations leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and
non-medical home care services.
Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, delivers compassionate,
high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places
of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled
nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care. Our
caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate
care and emotional support to our patients and their families.
We believe that every moment matters. We believe in compassionate
care. Most of all, we believe in dignity and respect for each
patient we serve.
I believe my work is my calling.
As a Hospice On Call Registered Nurse, you will:
Provide skilled professional nursing care to
patient/family/caregivers as prescribed by the physician and in
compliance with regulations by the State Board of Registered
Nursing and company policies when called upon after hours.
Prioritize calls, and instruct nurses to see patients as
Guide after hours staff in assessing and treating physical,
psychological, psychosocial and spiritual needs.
After clinical and social staffs report findings and interventions,
determine appropriateness and if any further instruction is
Work closely with all members of the Interdisciplinary Team to
ensure proper patient follow up on previous night after hours
Adhere to company policies and procedures and regulatory compliance
requirements and directives.
Timely documentation of all after-hours calls and visits including
problem and intervention.
A registered professional nurse with advanced skills, employed with
hospice for the purpose of enhancing the quality of care for the
entire agency by prioritizing patient calls after hours.
Provide leadership and support to the after hours staff.
Manage related expenditures in a fiscally responsible manner within
the companys budget, and report to case managers any supplies that
were ordered previous on call day.
Registered Nurse licensed in the state.
Bachelors degree and A.C.R.N.H certification preferred.
Minimum of one year of general nursing preferred, with a minimum of
six months to one year of experience in hospice or pain and symptom
management interventions preferred.
Ability to work within an interdisciplinary setting.
Understanding of hospice philosophy, principles of death/dying, and
the ability to advise the caregiver and Odyssey staff in proper
management of symptoms.
Compliance with accepted professional standards and practices.
Demonstrate excellent observation, assessment, nursing judgment and
Ability to provide accurate written documentation in a timely
Self-directed with the ability to work with some supervision from
the on call administrator.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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