What You Will Do:
This is a full time after hours position taking call from home and seeing patients in the field as needed. This is a 7 On 7 Off schedule from 5 pm until 8 am.
As an after hours RN or on-call nurse for Amedisys hospice you will respond to telephone requests for assistance and perform home visits for hospice and palliative care patients and families in their home setting after-hours and on weekends.
Answer and respond to incoming calls, referrals, and requests for assistance, completes admissions into care, and make follow-up visits on patients admitted the day prior; as necessary.
Communicate significant findings, problems, patient's needs, reports changes in condition or environment to the physician, clinical manager and other members of the hospice care team and obtains physician orders as required.
Maintain flow of communication between in-house staff, field staff and other departments, for coordination of activities and services.
Participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team in patient care conferences.
Current and unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse. An employee is this role is only able to provide clinical guidance to patients in states in which the employee possesses a current and unencumbered license.
Minimum of one (1) year of nursing experience required.
Current CPR certification.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree
Certified Hospice Palliative Nurse (CHPN)
Previous hospice or homecare experience
Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.
Amedisys Home Health Services