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RN Hospice Home Care

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Killeen
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Baylor Scott & White Hospice is a collaborative, interdisciplinary team of professionals providing end of life care for patients and support for families in their homes.
Nurses, Home Health Aides, Case workers, Chaplains and Volunteers all work together to provide professional compassionate care.
Nurses have autonomy, no office- start and end from home, limited call, no weekends (except weekend positions)
12-16 patients per RN with anticipated 2-4 visits per day.
About Us
At Baylor Scott & White Health, we prioritize the health of people, families, and communities. It's the largest nonprofit healthcare system in Texas, focused on helping you live a healthy life.
Our Core Values are:

  • We Serve faithfully by doing what's right with a joyful heart.
  • We never settle by constantly striving for better.
  • We are in it together by supporting one another and those we serve.
  • We make an impact by taking initiative and delivering exceptional experience.

    Our competitive benefits package empowers you to live well and provides:

    • Eligibility on day 1 for all benefits
    • Dollar-for-dollar 401(k) match, up to 5%
    • Debt-free tuition assistance, offering access
      to many no-cost and low-cost degrees, certificates and more
    • Immediate access to time off benefits

      At Baylor Scott & White Health, your well-being is our top priority. Visit to learn about all of our programs that supports mind, body and spirit
      Note: Benefits may vary based on position type and/or level
      Job Summary
      As a Hospice Registered Nurse, one coordinates patient care with a patient-centered approach and evaluates health responses. They craft care plans and track patient progress.
      What You'll Do

      • Develop, implement, and revise care plan for patient outcomes.
      • You will evaluate the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice, including delicate indicators. You will support evidence-based practice changes through research. Quality/performance improvement initiatives are part of your role.
      • You must create a safe, helpful environment for patients, families, and team members. Build therapeutic relationships, manage pain, and set boundaries to succeed in this role.
      • Your role will encompass respecting and incorporating a patient's and family's unique differences into an individualized plan of care.
      • Maintain patient and family privacy, autonomy, dignity, and rights. Create a plan reflecting their values and goals, resolving ethical or clinical issues.
      • You will help educate patients, families, and team members to make informed choices about healthcare and treatments.
      • You will work with others to create a care plan, being open and sensitive to everyone's ideas.

        What Will Make You Successful In The Role

        • A deep understanding of medical ethics and patient privacy rights is essential.
        • Effective communication underpins all aspects of nursing.
        • Being sociable and having the skills to interact with a variety of people will boost your performance in this role.
        • Observing changes in patients' medical conditions and effectively relaying this information to other nursing staff and care providers is vital.
        • Provide patient-centered care responsibly, adjusting to each patient's needs and experiences with respect and consideration.
        • Computer skills are important. Knowing Microsoft Office, scheduling, payroll systems, emr, and email is crucial for the role.

          Belonging Statement
          We think everyone should feel welcome, valued, and supported. Our staff should reflect our communities.

          • Associate's degree.
          • One year relevant work experience needed.
          • Must be a registered nurse. Obtain Basic Life Support certification within 30 days of hire.
            - EDUCATION - Associate's
            - EXPERIENCE - 1 Year of Experience
            -Registered Nurse (RN)
            -Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS in 30 days of hire or transfer.

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Killeen , RN Hospice Home Care, Healthcare , Killeen, Texas

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