RN - Hospice Admissions

Res-Care, Inc. Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 1 week ago

Our Company

Overview

Join a team of passionate and caring clinicians who make a difference in people's lives. Our nursing group focuses on compassion and meeting the needs of our clients in a variety of settings. If your passion is outstanding patient care coupled with a desire to help others live their best life, then come work for us. Apply today!

Responsibilities

  • Attends and actively participates in weekly team meetings

  • Provides rehabilitation and coordinates medical needs for clients

  • Medication Monitoring and Administration by oral medication or needle injections

  • Orders, reviews, monitors, and discontinues medications as ordered by the physician

  • Assists with keeping within assigned nursing budget

  • Conducts assessments and approves plan of care and service delivery methods

  • Performs competency and skills evaluations on employees who provide direct care

  • Informs the physician and staff of changes in the client's medical or mental condition and needs and coordinates psychiatric information with the psychiatric rehabilitation practitioners

  • Writes progress notes, summaries, and discharges

  • Implements the treatment/rehabilitative activities and strategies

  • Reports significant/major incidents or accidents and notifies proper authorities of circumstances or situations that present possible health hazards

  • Follows consumer health plans and provides and promotes consumer choice and facilitate independence

  • Assists in maintaining and updating nursing, pharmacy, infection control, and health and safety policies and procedures

  • Other tasks as assigned

Qualifications

  • Must be 21 years of age

  • Holds a bachelor's degree in nursing or related health and human services field from an accredited college or university with at least 2,000 hours of experience with adult persons who have a serious psychiatric disability OR an RN from an accredited two-year program

  • Valid driver's license and insurance required

About our Line of Business

Adoration Home Health and Hospice provides quality and compassionate services in the comfort of home, providing support for patients, families and caregivers in their time of need. Adoration was formed to fill the need for a loving, community-focused, caring organization. We empower patients to live with dignity, find a sense of fulfillment, and celebrate with their families a life well-lived. Our employees and caregivers are proud to be a part of the Adoration team and the mission of our company. For more information about Adoration, please visit www.AdorationHealth.com. Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Additional Job Information

The Admissions Nurse will assess and determine patient eligibility for hospice services. Provide detailed explanation to patient/family as well as other care providers and community regarding hospice benefit. Assist with intake process. Provide nursing care to the terminally ill Hospice patient as needed. Provide assistance and understanding to the family in the home care situation and in time of bereavement.

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