RN Hospice Inpatient Indianapolis IN

RN Hospice Inpatient

Envision Healthcare
Indianapolis IN
Job Type: Full Time
Posting Date: 8/1/2020

OVERVIEWSt. Vincent Hospice is adding a RN to our Inpatient Hospice team in Indianapolis!PRN and Part-Time optionsThis position is responsible for evaluation, referrals and coordinating patient/family needs. Under physician orders, the Registered Nurse is responsible for identifying and coordinating patient/family needs and for providing preventative and supportive care to the terminally ill patient/family unit. The RN utilizes assessment, intervention and teaching skills for caring for the patient/family unit, in collaboration with the hospice team members. Provides direct care as indicated and reports to appropriate hospice team membersRESPONSIBILITIESEssential Duties and Responsibilities:* Actively engage in QAPI initiatives and compliance activities.* Take part in professional development to maintain qualifications for role; completes CBTs in a timely manner.* Document clinical findings clearly and in a concise manner while maintaining the patient clinical record according to practice standards.* Perform comprehensive initial and ongoing assessment of patients and families, and develop initial treatment plan, modifying as appropriate with interdisciplinary team focus. Educate the patient and family regarding terminal care.* Identify actual or potential quality/safety/ethical/legal/compliance issues and initiates appropriate intervention or referral. Updates the attending physician/IDT about changes in the patient s condition and/or plan of care.* Coordinate care with contracted facilities, discuss and initiate the written plan of care, and attend care conferences as scheduled.* Evaluates services provide by the Hospice Aide every two weeks.* Maintain productivity standards.* Promote efficiency in use of supplies and visit utilization including mileage.* Is an ambassador for the agency in daily encounters with referral sources.* Promote positive relationships with contracted facilities.* Promote a positive culture among and across the hospice team.* Promote teamwork and shared responsibility for attaining the agency mission and vision.* Active participation in meeting agency customer satisfaction goals.* Create predictability for patients by following standard practices and using KEY WORDS AT KEY TIMES to decrease caregiver anxiety.* Promote agency by always putting the patient first.* Adhere to all company policies and procedures.* Adherence to and compliance with information systems security is everyone s responsibility. It is the responsibility of every computer user to: Know and follow Information Systems security policies and procedures. Attend Information Systems security training, when offered. Report information systems security problemsQUALIFICATIONSEducation/Licensing/Certification:* Graduate of accredited school of nursing.* BSN preferred.* Current State Nursing License.* Possess valid driver s license, proof of insurance and access to automobile.Experience:* Two (2) years recent clinical experience with preferred experience in the care of terminally ill patients and their families.Knowledge and Skills:* Able to fulfill on-call requirements with immediate 24/7 availability when assigned.* Must have the ability to connect to the internet with company issued laptop from home using dialup or hi speed connection (DSL, cable or satellite).Job Type: Part-timeEnvision Physician Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.