RN Hospice (Per Diem/On Call)
Company: Providence Health & Services
Posted on: August 5, 2022
Description Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Staff
Hospice (Variable Shift, 0.0 FTE, Per Diem) to Providence Hospice
in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering
every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is
accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a
text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system. In
this position you will:
- Under the direction of the hospice case manager, provide
scheduled and on-call hospice nursing visits to: patients requiring
a broad spectrum of care, patients who reside in a variety of
environments, and in a wide geopgraphical area by practicing good
organizational and time management skills.
- Using the nursing assessment and process, makes an assessment
of the patient and family's needs to develop the nursing care
- Initiate the admission and plan of care. Confer with physicians
and other hospice team members to develop the interdisciplinary
Hospice plan of care.
- Evaluate on an ongoing basis the patient and family's
psychosocial, spiritual, and physical needs, including the need for
respite care. Initiate necessary referrals in a timely manner.
- Teach, supervise, and counsel the patient and caregivers
regarding patient care in accordance with the patient and family's
wishes including cultural and religious practices, emotional
barriers, desire and motivation to learn, physical and/or cognitive
limitations, communication styles, and language barriers.
- Maintain patient clinical, progress, and itinerary records to
meet JCAHO and Federal regulations.
- Direct the care given by the Home Health Aides, respite aides
and volunteers by providing verbal and written instruction.
- Under the direction of the hospice case manager, updates the
interdisciplinary plan of care every 14 days or as patient
condition requires. Required qualifications for this position
- Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
- Alaska State Registered Nurse License
- Valid Alaska driver*s license, reliable transportation and auto
insurance in accordance with state automobile laws
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from American
Heart Association (AHA) Preferred qualifications for this position
- Experience in Oncology, Hospice, or Long Term About the Hospice
Program The hospice program emphasizes quality rather than length
of life. Hospice treats the person, not the disease, taking special
care in include the family. It coordinates patient care activities
with other members of the health care team in a collegial
relationship to promote patient comfort and assist in the
achievement of a comfortable and peaceful death. About Providence
At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care
for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means
that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your
career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide
best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where
diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and
respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve
in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health
and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico,
Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care
organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices
and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor
and vulnerable. Requsition ID: P359506 Company: Providence Jobs Job
Category: Patient Care (Non-Acute) Job Function: Clinical Care
Schedule: Per-Diem Shift: Variable Career Track: Nursing
Department: 1008 AK PHS HOSPICE Address: AK Anchorage 4001 Dale St
Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence
does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender,
disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed,
national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation,
marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited
by local, state, or federal law.
Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Anchorage , RN Hospice (Per Diem/On Call), Healthcare , Anchorage, Alaska
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