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Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Health Hospice - $31-35 per hour

Company: AccentCare
Location: Killeen
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

AccentCare is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Home Health Hospice for a nursing job in Killeen, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Hospice
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: Permanent
    OverviewWhy You'll Love Being a Hospice Nurse at AccentCareDo you take great pride in achieving the best possible outcomes for patients? Are you passionate about providing exceptional care? Join the AccentCare team today as a Hospice Nurse.--As a Hospice Nurse, you will have the ability to work at the top of your licensure while working one-on-one with your clients to provide them with customized care. Under the guidance of your physician, you will develop plans of care and utilize nursing theories, skills, and techniques to provide quality care to your clients on a daily basis.--When you join AccentCare, you become part of a team that is not only dedicated to their patients, but to each other as well. Here, you will truly make a difference each and every day as you work alongside a supportive team. With a competitive benefits package, work-life balance, professional development, and an outstanding work environment, you will have everything you need to achieve success in your career. Bring your passion for patient care and you will build a career you love as a Hospice Nurse.--Join the AccentCare team and apply for this Hospice Nurse opportunity today! Responsibilities Hospice Registered Nurse RN Responsibilities:
    • Assesses patient/family for physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs and collaborates with patient/family, physician, IDG to establish the plan of care, implement interventions, and/or evaluate care.
    • Initiates and maintains communication with attending physician, Medical Director, IDG, Team Director, Team Manager and/or other agencies as needed to coordinate optimal care and use of resources for the patient/family.
    • Documents according to protocol and maintains up-to-date patient records so that the care plan's problems, interventions, actions and goals reflect baseline, current, and ongoing status, and changes as they occur.
    • Coordinates care with IDG and informs the Team Director/Team Manager and IDG of unusual or potentially problematic patient/family issues.
    • Assure continuity and quality of care by scheduling patient visits in accordance with needs, physician collaboration, orders management, medication management, Plan of Care coordination, and other relevant activities
    • Participates in IDG Meetings, facility patient conferences, and other patient / family meetings in coordination with IDG and /or Team Director
    • Provides education to patient and caregiver(s) as needed based on knowledge needs and learning assessment and patient / family condition.
    • Proactively manages using the Case Management Recipe to coordinate all patient care activities in collaboration with IDG
    • Evaluates patient status as directed for routine and emergent visits utilizing phone, online--and/or in-person evaluation
    • Provides support for Pre-Hospice patients and families as new medical needs are identified or questions arise, with referral to other clinicians as needed
    • Evaluates patient for other appropriate services to best meet patient needs
    • Responds to Triage Nurse to receive patient status information and coordinate follow up including visit activity, coordinating med refills and physician orders, and phone support
    • Coordinates schedule and care activities with AOC as necessary
    • Participates in Admissions assignment/rotation as directed.
    • Supervises other team members per protocol QualificationsRN Case Manager Qualifications
      • Graduate from an approved school of professional nursing and currently licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the state of agency operation.
      • One year experience as an RN
      • Must possess and maintain valid CPR certification while employed in a clinical role.
      • Has sufficient endurance to perform tasks over long periods of work hours.
      • Must be a licensed driver with the ability to travel to all business locations. AccentCare Job ID #8979-en-us. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Hospice Nurse RN Case Manager - Full TimeAbout AccentCareYour mission, our vision.--Together we--can--Make A Difference!AccentCare--, Inc. is among the nation's largest and most respected post-acute healthcare providers. Over 50 years strong, we are relentless about innovation and uncompromising about patient-first care! Driven to provide the highest quality, evidence-based care, matched with a gracious, personalized experience. We never lose sight of our commitment to our patients, our communities and each other.
        About AccentCare:AccentCare is the 4th largest home health company in the nation with a history of care of over 50 years.--We have more than 30,000 qualified professionals in over 242 offices who are dedicated to improving the quality of living. With advanced technologies, proprietary programs, and extensive training, our caring team members uphold our mission for over 200,000 patients and clients each year.Benefits
        • Holiday Pay
        • 401k retirement plan
        • Pet insurance
        • Wellness and fitness programs
        • Mileage reimbursement
        • Referral bonus
        • Employee assistance programs
        • Medical benefits
        • Dental benefits
        • Vision benefits
        • License and certification reimbursement
        • Life insurance
        • Discount program

Keywords: AccentCare, Killeen , Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Health Hospice - $31-35 per hour, Healthcare , Killeen, Texas

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