Company: Interim Healthcare of Oakland County
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: September 18, 2022
Interim Healthcare of Oakland County is looking to hire a Hospice
The Hospice RN will plan, organize, directand providehospice care
to meet the identified needs of patients/families in accordance
with Interim HealthCare Hospice policies and procedures, accepted
standards of nursing practice and palliative care, and applicable
law and regulation.
PT- 5-10 Visits per Week, On-Call ( 1 x 4-6 weeks)
Compensation & Benefits: 401K, PTO, Paid Sick, Bonus Pay, On Call
Pay, Paid Training & Orientation, Bereavement Pay, 100% EMR for
Documentation, Company Provided Equipment, Per Diem Pay- Get Paid a
Guaranteed Rate ALWAYS etc.
What You'll Be Doing:
Completes an initial/comprehensive assessment of the patient/family
to determine hospice needs which includes a history of current and
previous illness(es), as well as a physical assessment of the
patient, with emphasis on the management of pain and other
Completes ongoing assessments of the patients physical status and
the psychosocial status of the patient/family.
Initiates and develops a plan of care in collaboration with the
Interdisciplinary Group (IDG), the patient/family and the attending
Makes necessary revisions to the IDG plan of care as the
patients/familys status and needs change.
Primarily responsible for the coordination of care among IDG
members and other healthcare providers external to the IDG, to
ensure the continuous assessment of the patient/family needs, as
well as the implementation of the IDG plan of care to guide the
delivery of services and achieve the goals of hospice care.
Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the
physician and in accordance with nursing standards of practice.
Regularly attends Interdisciplinary Group meetings.
Participates in on-call duties as defined by the office on-call
Actively participates in the quality assessment and performance
improvement (QAPI) program.
Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
May have access to personal health information (PHI) necessary to
fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. Access to use and
ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each
Background Education & Work Experiences of a Hospice RN:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Licensed to practice as a RN in the state in which employed.
License is active and in good standing.
Twelve (12) months of accumulated experience as a registered nurse
within the last five (5) years or, if no experience within the last
five (5) years, evidence of current (within the last 12 months)
clinical knowledge as deemed appropriate by the DHCS.
If a new graduate, 1200 verified hours of employment as a graduate
or registered nurse within the last twelve (12) months or evidence
of completion of a company-approved Preceptor Program.
If a state standard exists that is higher than these
education/experience requirements, the state standard supersedes
One (1) year of hospice care experience (Preferred).
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities of a Hospice RN:
Able to comply with accepted professional standards of nursing
practice and law and regulation.
Understands principles of pain/symptom management.
Able to read and interpret technical instructions related to the
care of the patient.
Knowledge and commitment to the hospice philosophy of care.
Demonstrates excellent observation, verbal and written
communication skills, problem solving skills, basic math skills;
nursing skills per competency checklist.
Ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary group.
Able to effectively communicate with clinical and non-clinical
employees, patients and family/caregivers.
Able to perform and prioritize multiple functions or tasks.
Able to effectively deal with multiple changes.
Meets applicable federal and state health requirements to provide
patient care as appropriate.
Meets the requirements of federal and/or state criminal and abuse
background checks where applicable.
Able to provide proof of current CPR certification.
Typical Working Conditions & Physical Effort Required of a Hospice
Work is normally performed in the patients home and/or inpatient
setting such as a hospital or nursing home.
Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, bloodborne pathogens
and/or other potentially infectious or hazardous materials and
situations that require following extensive safety precautions and
may include the use of protective equipment (e.g. face masks,
goggles, latex and/or non-latex gloves).
Able to constantly travel locally from assignment to
Able to constantly stand, walk, bend, stoop, squat, kneel and reach
freely and assist patients with standing, walking and
Sufficient endurance to perform the required physical and mental
tasks over long periods of time.
Able to constantly grasp with thumb in opposition to fingers of
palm, i.e. manipulate pen, knobs or objects.
Visual acuity, dexterity and hearing to perform required nursing
Able to frequently work on-call hours and evening, night and
weekend hours as needed.
Medium physical activity that may require frequent lifting,
carrying, pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs in order to carry out
daily job functions and related activities that may be
Interim Healthcare of Oakland County is an Equal Opportunity
Employer- Minority/Women/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual
PandoLogic. Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse, Location:
Royal Oak, MI - 48067Required
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