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Hospice Nurse RN IPC Full Time Nights Franklin Square Sign On Bonus $10,000.00

AccentCare, Inc.
Baltimore, MD
Closing date
Aug 15, 2022

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Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Overview: Why You'll Love Being a Hospice Nurse at AccentCare Do 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 Nurse Responsibilities: Receive patient assignments from the Director-Clinical Operations (DCO) and / or Team Director (TD). Assume responsibility for a patient and family, including, assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating care. Initiate communication with attending physicians, other hospice staff members and other agencies as needed to coordinate optimal care and use of resources for the patient and family Maintain regular communication with TD, to review care. Maintain regular communication with the attending physician concerning patient and family care. Obtain data on physical, psychological, social and spiritual factors which may influence patient and family health status and incorporate data into the plan of care. Maintain up-to-date patient records so that problems, plans, actions and goals are accurately and clearly stated, changes are reflected as they occur, and all documentation is completed before leaving the IPC at the end of the shift Accept responsibility for coordinating the physical care of the patient by teaching primary caregivers, volunteers, employed caregivers, and by providing direct care Instruct the patient and caregiver how to; Administer medication and recognize side effects. Perform personal care and oral hygiene. Assist in lifting, moving, ambulation and exercise. Prepare for the events preceding death Inform TD, of unusual or potentially problematic patient and family issues Attend Hospice team meetings and other patient conferences as deemed necessary by the TD. Provide appropriate support at time of death Share in providing 24/7 coverage to patients and families. Assist in making hospice aide assignments, prepare written instructions for the aide and supervise the aides in the home. Participate in hospice orientation and ongoing education programs Qualifications: Hospice Nurse Qualifications: Associates degree, preferred Registered Nurse license required in state(s) practicing Current and valid CPR certification, preferred - required in Georgia & California Previous experience in hospice, home health, general medical surgical or patient population specific (ie: geriatrics, pediatric, etc.) nursing, preferred Minimum one year experience required in Connecticut Must have reliable automobile, valid driver's license, and the minimum state required liability auto insurance

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