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Travel Registered Nurse (RN) - Hospice

Company: Nationwide Therapy Group
Location: Lexington
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

ID: 46381855 Shift: 7:00 PM-7:00 AM Description: The Henry Etta BruceHinkle Hospice House is the county s only inpatient facilitydedicated toexpert Hospice Care for patients and families of Davidson County.This 12-bed facilityis located200 Hospice Way Lexington, NC27292and offers 24-hour pain management and specialized medical carein a home-like, caring environment.HenryEtta and Bruce Hinkle were supporters of Hospice of Davidson County for manyyears. Before her death in 2005, Henry Etta Hinkle served as Honorary Chair ofthe Capital Campaign to build the inpatient facility. The Hinkle family haslong supported aging adults in our community, and we are grateful to have theirsupport of our agency and services.Hourly Range$35/hr - $37/hrSalary Range $65,520 - $69,264Weekend Night Shift Diff. $4 + $4 added to hourly base rate.Agency Placement Fee 25%Hinkle House - RegisteredNurse - HospicePrimary RegisteredNurse is responsible for providing skilled nursing care to hospice patients.Supervision: Director of Inpatient ServicesJob 2 Registered Nurse and 2 Nursing Assistants per shift.12 bed unitUnderstand and commit to the Hospice philosophy of care,including the importance of treating the patient as awhole being, physically, psychosocially, and spiritually.Work collaboratively with the hospice interdisciplinaryteam to develop an individualized plan of care for each patient/family, asassigned by the Director of Inpatient Services.Evaluate the patient/family needs, symptoms, and totalcondition in order to report accurately to the physicians and/or Director ofInpatient Services in order that appropriate decisions may be made regardingthe patient/family s care.Contact the patient s primary care physician and/orHospice Medical Director as needed regarding physician s orders for the care plan; he/she is alsoresponsible for continuedcommunication with physicians and other health care personnel concerningchanges in medicaltreatmentand all other aspects of patient care.Initiate nursing procedures appropriate for the patient scare and safety.Teach and counsel the patient/family about the diseaseprocess, medication management, andprovision of care for the patient.Provide hands-on nursing care to the patient andemotional support to the family as needed.Maintain accurate records of Hospice patient/family careservices per Hospice of DavidsonCounty policy.Participate inhospice staff meetings, interdisciplinary team conferences, staff developmentevents, and educational programs.Relate professionally and courteously with patients,families, members of the Hospice ofDavidson County staff and the medical community.Provide on-call nursing services as assigned and committo one 6-hour shift per month as shifts are available.Assist with admissions as assigned.Participate in the Quality Assessment/PerformanceImprovement process and the ACHC accreditationprocess.Physical physical demands described here are representative ofthose that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essentialfunctions of this job.Reasonable accommodation may be provided to enableindividuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee isregularly required to stand, walk, sit, and use hand to finger, handle or feelobjects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms, to talk or hear.The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb,or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and smell.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job includeclose, distance, color, peripheral and depth perception, and the ability toadjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Pay BenefitsCompetitive Salary with Incentive Pay OpportunitiesShift and Weekend Premiums for Clinical StaffMedical, Dental, Vision, FSA, Life, Short-Term, andLong-Term Disability CoverageRetirement Plan with Employer ContributionsPaid Time OffLeadership Development OpportunitiesContinuing Educational OpportunitiesAccess to On-Campus Learning LabFinancial Assistance toward External EducationalOpportunities and Qualified Certifications"Hospice of Davidson County offers educational and outreachopportunities to educate the community, families, and patients about howhospice care changes lives and connects residents with our services."Certifications, Accreditations, and Honors:As anaccredited leader in hospice care, Hospice of Davidson County is proud to have a number of staff members who have completed additional certifications in their respective Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurses (CHPN), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), and more.Hospice of Davidson County is accredited by theAccreditation Commission for Health Care, Inc. (ACHC).HEALTHCAREfirsthonored Hospice of Davidson County as aHospice Honors award recipientfor seven consecutive years.Hospice of Davidson County, a recognized leader in the advancement of quality end-of-life care, is pleased to have two staff representatives serving onNational Hospice and Palliative Care Organizationprofessional work groups.Hospice of Davidson County participates in two national survey Assessment of Healthcare Providers Survey (CAHPS)andHospice Grief Support Services (HGSS), in addition to other state and regional survey programs. Submission requirements: "By submitting your applicant to this need you are acknowledging that you have checked and have no inclination that your candidate has applied directly to this position. Any candidate that has applied directly is not eligible to be onboarded through an agency." degree or nursing school diploma. RequiredMust be certified to perform CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation).RequiredMust meet immunization requirements of North Carolina and Davidson County.RequiredLicensed as a registered nurse in North Carolina.RequiredBachelor of Science in Nursing. Preferred.Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care PreferredMinimum of two years nursing experience.PreferredMaintain current unrestricted North Carolina driver slicense and maintain minimum automobile liability insurance for the duration ofemployment.Active patient experience within the past two years;bedside nursing outside of the hospitalsetting is desirable.Ability to work as a hospice team member and functionefficiently in a flexible work environment.Must be physically capable of providing patient care andvarious institutional settings to include supporting, moving,lifting adult patients, and lifting equipment and supplies. Carolina Guaranteed Hours: Contract Weeks:91

Keywords: Nationwide Therapy Group, Winston-Salem , Travel Registered Nurse (RN) - Hospice, Healthcare , Lexington, North Carolina

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