RN, Home Hospice/Serenity House

Job Locations US-IA-Oskaloosa
ID
2021-1078
Category
Nursing
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

This registered nurse provides care for terminally ill patients. They work with patients, their families and other healthcare professionals during the final stages of life.

Responsibilities

 Develops and carries out nursing care plan.
 Does initial physical assessment on assigned patients.
 Maintains patient records and observations in a complete, accurate and legible manner.
 Reports change in patient condition to Interdisciplinary Group (IDG).
 Prepares written initial patient evaluation and regular patient updates thereafter.
 Must be able to perform the physical demands of the job.
 Maintains regular and reliable attendance.
 Performs venipuncture or obtains lab specimens per doctor order.
 Notifies pharmacy and patient of medications and supplies for which hospice is responsible.
 Keep patient’s primary provider and consulting provider informed of patient’s condition.

Qualifications

 A graduate from an accredited school of nursing and currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Iowa (or) a graduate from an accredited school of nursing and currently licensed as a Registered Nurse able to work in the state of Iowa.
 Required to be current in BLS (Basic Life Support) by the standards of the American Heart Association.
 Required to show proof of having completed Mandatory Reporter course at time of hire or attend within 6 months of start date.
 Must adhere to all training requirements as mandated by Federal, State, and Professional licensure and regulatory standards.
 Ability to clearly communicate orally and in writing in the performance of activities associated with the job.
 Basic computer knowledge to complete necessary functions of position.
 Able to perform simple mathematical calculations.
 Must have completed hospice and philosophy training.

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