Grinnell Chamber

RN Visit

Part time
Posted: 10/26/2022
Grinnell, IA
GRMC Human Resources

Description

 Overview

$10K Sign on bonus (external candidates)

 

UnityPoint at Home

Hospice - Grinnell

Part time .40 (16hr/week)

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 4 hours each day, 10:00am - 2:30pm, with some on call.

 

 Responsibilities

Patient Care/Care Coordination

 

  • Delivers quality care consistent with Hospice Conditions of Participation, qualifying hospice criteria, payer coverage criteria, and providing visits/treatments consistent with the plan of care to honor patient/ family values/ wishes
  • Makes visits to the homes of patients requiring home health nursing services and assumes responsibility for an ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of the patient.
  • Performs initial and comprehensive assessments on all patients in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
  • Performs nursing assessment at each visit in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
  • Provides patient, caregiver and family counseling and education as indicated in the plan of care.
  • Assists the RN Case Manager in the development and ongoing update to a plan of care that specifies the care and services needed to meet patient-specific needs determined during the comprehensive assessment and includes measurable outcomes that will occur as a result of implementing and coordinating the plan of care.
  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation of clinical records and time/travel entries.
  • Participates in evening, night and weekend coverage to ensure nursing services are accessible to all patients 24 hours a day, 7 days per week (schedules and rotations determined by region).

Requirements

  

 

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of State Board approved program for Registered Nurses and valid license as RN in state(s) where providing care.
  • One year of nursing experience caring for similar patient population as to be assigned.
  • Valid licensed driver with automobile insurance in accordance with state(s) and/or organizational requirements.
  • Mandatory Reporter: Child & Dependent Adult Abuse.
  • Person Centered Care (PCC) course completion within first 12 months of hire and annual completion of competency validation activities.
  • CPR: Maintain a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Card with Re-certification.
  • Basic knowledge of current, frequently used medications, including modes of administration, actions and side effects.
  • Competency in variety of nursing skills and ability to perform without supervision (NPWT, complex wound care, IV therapy, catheter care, ostomy care, chronic disease management assessment and teaching).

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