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Company: Rockingham VNA & Hospice
Location: Exeter, NH
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

$5000 sign on bonus! Reporting to the Hospice Nurse Clinical Manager, provides professional nursing care as assigned. Coordinates care planningwith other disciplines. Serves as a liaison at Hospitals and facilities. Develops and maintains collaborative relations withreferral sources. Meets with case managers, staff providers, patients and families regarding Hospice referrals. Requirements: 1-3years directly related experience Accredited RN Program RN license ? NH or other Compact State CPR certified or within 30 days of hire Driver license ? valid Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the care and oversight of patients on general inpatient level of care. Ensure there are physician orders prior to delivering services. Complete a comprehensive assessment including physical, psycho/social, and spiritual needs related to the terminal illness that must be addressed in order to promote the patients well being,comfort and dignity.
  • Provide input to the interdisciplinary team to develop and implement the plan of care for the patient. Analyze the plan on going and develop interventions/changes as necessary. Provide coordination of care to ensure continuous assessment of each patients and familys needs and implementation of the interdisciplinary plan of care.
  • Acts as a resource to discharge planners, physicians, patients, family members and others regarding RVNAH programs and services and provides information and patient/family education in accordance with agency standards.
  • Coordinates the flow of referral/patient information among the appropriate parties including agency staff, the referral source, the patient/family and physician.
  • Complies with medical, regulatory, educational and records management requirements (e.g. insurance authorization, consents, physicians referral, documentation) and maintains patient confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.
  • Collaborates with other healthcare providers to coordinate services and maximize outcomes. Orders patient supplies in appropriate quantities and in a timely manner.
  • Maintains a safe and therapeutic environment for patient and caregiver(s) in accordance with Home Health standards, including assurance and support of the patients rights and responsibilities.
  • Completes documentation (routine notes, clinical/progress notes, medication reconciliation, discharge planning) same day as visit, per agency and regulatory requirements. Transfers laptop after each visit.
  • Meets agency obligations for scheduling, on call, weekend and evening coverage. Actively participates in team meetings and completes mandatory education. Understands and meets expected productivity. standards and obligations for scheduling.
  • Complies with professional licensure standards and code of ethics.

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