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Registered Nurse, RN, Home Hospice
Per Diem, Days / Evenings - Committed - 6 shifts/month with 2 being every 4th weekend Sat/Sun rotation. Prefer late morning to early evening availability.
Quakertown, PA 18951

Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness and lead our community to a healthier future.
 

Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse, RN, in Hospice utilizes the nursing process to determine initial and ongoing needs of hospice patient, provides primary nursing care and coordinates care provided by other team members. The Registered Nurse, RN understands and employs professional nursing skills consistent with standards of the Nurse Practice Act of Pennsylvania and hospice policies and procedures. Demonstrates competent knowledge and skills to ensure care is appropriate to patients served: infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics.

The Hospice RN:

  • Possesses and practices appropriate physical skills, including assessment of the infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient, as well as the family and home situation.
  • Makes initial comprehensive assessment visit, develops and confirms HPOC, and regularly reevaluates patient's nursing needs.
  • Prioritizes patient's problems or needs according to urgency to reflect the physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual aspects of care of the patient; coordinates hospice program services offered to patients; and provides clinical supervision to ensure comprehensive care is delivered.
  • Acts as a case manager to coordinate all home care services. Supervises Hospice Aides according to home care standards.
  • Clarifies and implements physician orders and nursing care plan according to established standards.
  • Possesses a working knowledge of medications, educates the patient/patient's family appropriately and documents said education.
  • Develops and revises an individualized plan of care and sets mutually acceptable goals with patient/patient's family.
  • Documents according to established policies and processes using the EMR.
  • Recognizes and responds appropriately to emergency situations.
  • Meets or exceeds productivity standards and participates in on-call coverage according to the needs of the department.
  • Performs IV and phlebotomy functions as necessary.
  • Works as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
     

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Diploma in Nursing and 1 year in acute care nursing required.
  • BSN preferred.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Computerized charting experience preferred.
  • Compassionate and caring individuals, please apply.


LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire required.
  • Registered Nurse in PA – licensed, upon hire, required.
  • RN Hospice & Palliative Care certification upon hire preferred.
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