On-Call Registered Nurse

Compassus Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 3 weeks ago

Current Compassus Colleagues: Please apply via Workday.

"I've done a lot of different things in nursing but have never felt as fulfilled as I have in hospice in an on-call position."

  • Alaina, On-Call Registered Nurse

As a Compassus nurse, you have the autonomy to utilize your nursing skills. You are relied upon to take care of patients and families who need help after hours in typically urgent times. You are invited into patients' homes and lives during uncertain times and have the honor of becoming a trusted face. For many of our team members, this is more than a career it's a calling.

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? Join our team today as a Hospice On-Call RN to positively impact the experiences of patients and families.

Position Summary

As the On-Call RN, you will work to fill in for after-hours and weekend needs, as they arise for our patients. You will participate as a crucial member of the Inter-Disciplinary Team (IDT) to deliver care that meets the needs of patients and their families. You will help the patient and family maintain their maximum level of comfort and coping for after-hours emergency support and flex your schedule to meet agency-staffing needs. Typical schedules may include weekends only, weeknights only, or seven days on, seven days off.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Provide routine and emergency assessments of our patients after hours

  • Provide educational and evaluative services to patients and families

  • Record observations, treatments, and other pertinent information

  • Collaborate with the Inter-Disciplinary Team to coordinate hospice care to ensure appropriateness, continuity and quality of care

  • Assist in identifying the need for intervention of other IDT members

Qualifications

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

  • Understanding and passion for the hospice philosophy

  • Receptive, approachable, and quick to respond to direction and assignments

  • Ability to work a scheduled but flexible schedule, to include evenings and weekends

  • Ability to travel after hours to patients' homes and nursing facilities in the community

  • Valid driver's license and auto liability insurance

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Registered Nurse licensed in the state of employment. Minimum of one year nursing practice or equivalent experience

State-specific certifications

  • Louisiana: Two years full time experience as a Registered Nurse or two years clinical in hospice

  • Mississippi: 1 year full time experience as a Registered Nurse or 3 years full time continuous employment as a Licensed Practical Nurse immediately preceding Registered Nurse licensure

Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Join our Talent Network at the link below to stay up to date on our current openings.

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/compassus/join


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Registered Nurse (Rn) Same Day Surgery FT Days

Ascension Health

Posted 2 days ago

VIEW JOBS 4/23/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-07-22T00:00 We Are Hiring We Are Hiring St. Vincent's Birmingham has an opportunity for Registered Nurse in Same Day Surgery! Schedule: Monday - Friday, 4-10 hour shifts Call required: every 16-18 days No weekends or holidays Why join Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham is a 400+ bed hospital conveniently located downtown. We are currently undergoing an exciting expansion and renovation project to create more patient rooms and waiting areas. * Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we care for the people who are the foundation of our work to fulfill our mission: our associates. We offer a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO. Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance. * Heart of Care: Nurses are at the heart of the care we provide. That's why, at Ascension, we invest in our nurses so they can have a positive impact on the people and communities we serve. * Power of Purpose: For the associates at St. Vincent's, work is more than the place we go each day. It's an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients so we can provide holistic care that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Our innovative approach impacts and influences the community that we serve. What you will do: As a Registered Nurse (RN) with St. Vincent's Birmingham, you will have the opportunity to provide direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. You will: * Implement and monitor patient care plans. Monitor, record and communicate patient condition as appropriate. * Serve as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care. * Note and carry out physician and nursing orders. * Assess and coordinate patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team. Licenses/Certifications/Registration: * Required Credential(s): * BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. * Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Alabama Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Education: * Diploma * Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required Work Experience: * Experience preferred Equal Employment Opportunity As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law. Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants. E-Verify Statement St. Vincent's participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-verify link below for more information. E-Verify (link to E-verify site) Ascension Health Birmingham AL

On-Call Registered Nurse

Compassus