Providence is calling a Registered Nurse Case Manager (Hospice, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE, Monday-Friday 40 hour/week) at Providence Home Services - Hospice in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
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In this position you will:
Under the direction of the hospice case manager, provide scheduled and on-call hospice nursing visits to patients requiring a broad spectrum of care, patients who reside in a variety of environments, and in a wide geopgraphical area by practicing good organizational and time management skills.
Using the nursing assessment and process, makes an assessment of the patient and family's needs to develop the nursing care plan.
Initiate the admission and plan of care. Confer with physicians and other hospice team members to develop the interdisciplinary Hospice plan of care.
Evaluate on an ongoing basis the patient and family's psychosocial, spiritual, and physical needs, including the need for respite care. Initiate necessary referrals in a timely manner.
Teach, supervise, and counsel the patient and caregivers regarding patient care in accordance with the patient and family's wishes including cultural and religious practices, emotional barriers, desire and motivation to learn, physical and/or cognitive limitations, communication styles, and language barriers.
Maintain patient clinical, progress, and itinerary records to meet JCAHO and Federal regulations.
Direct the care given by the Home Health Aides, respite aides and volunteers by providing verbal and written instruction.
Under the direction of the hospice case manager, updates the interdisciplinary plan of care every 14 days or as patient condition requires.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
Alaska State Registered Nurse License
Valid Alaska driver's license, reliable transportation and auto insurance in accordance with state automobile laws
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from American Heart Association (AHA)
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
1 year of RN experience
Experience in Oncology, Hospice, or Long Term Care
Knowledge of infusion therapy
About the Hospice Program
The hospice program emphasizes quality rather than length of life. Hospice treats the person, not the disease, taking
special care in include the family. It coordinates patient care activities with other members of the health care team in a
collegial relationship to promote patient comfort and assist in the achievement of a comfortable and peaceful death.
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