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Weekend RN On Call (Hospice)- North Georgia Area

Company: Agape Hospice Care
Location: Marietta
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAgape/Sage Hospice Care is seeking a Full-Time Weekend On-Call RN Case Manager in the North Georgia area to join a team of compassionate and dedicated individuals providing quality hospice care all across the state of Georgia. In addition to having the opportunity to work with a thriving company, enjoy benefits including: -Competitive salary rates-Access to health, dental, vision, life and supplemental insurance plans -401k plan -PTO accrual-Mileage reimbursement

  • Position will service all Agape Hospice locations in an on-call capacity during the weekend schedule. Schedule flexibility and willingness to travel are highly desired! JOB SUMMARY:The on call registered nurse plans, organizes and directs hospice care and is experienced in nursing, with the emphasis of serving patients while on call. The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes and communities.MAJOR JOB FUNCTIONS:•Promote and practice the Agape/Sage Hospice Care philosophy and mission of: To provide the absolute most compassionate, comprehensive and qualified care to people with life -limiting illness in order to serve them through their individual journey with dignity, respect and integrity. Patient Care•Follows the initial, comprehensive and ongoing comprehensive assessment of patient and family established by the Registered Nurse Case Manager to determine hospice needs. Provides a physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).•Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of nursing process.•Assesses and evaluates patient's status by:•Following plan of care and notifying Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) of needed updates as a result of after hour on-call interventions.oEvaluates patient and family/caregiver needs when called afterhours.•Uses health assessment data to determine needs on-call.•Initiates appropriate preventative nursing procedures and on-callmedications and treatments as prescribed by the physician in the physician's plan of care.•Counsels and provides education to the patient and family/ caregiver during periods of crisis in order to facilitate decision making and allow the patient to remain in the care setting of their choice.•Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan.•Assists the patient with activities of daily living and facilitates the patient's efforts toward self-sufficiency and optional comfort care. Communication•Completes, maintains and submits accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding patient's condition and care provided. Records pain, symptom management changes, interventions and outcomes as appropriate.•Communicates with the physician regarding the patient's needs and reports changes in the patient condition; obtains, receives and documents physician's orders as required.•Educates the patient and family/caregiver self-care techniques and other task as they relate to the patient's plan of care.•Provides medication, diet and other instructions as ordered by the physicians.•Recognizes and utilizes opportunities for health counseling with patients and families/caregivers.•Works in concert with the interdisciplinary group (IDG).•Provides and maintains a safe environment for the patient.•Assists the patient, family/caregiver and other team members in providing continuity of care.•Works in cooperation with the family/caregiver and hospice IDG to meet the emotional needs of the patient and family/caregiver. Additional Duties•Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are available during on-call visits.•Assumes responsibility for personal growth and development maintains and upgrades professional knowledge and practice skills through attendance and participation in continuing education and in-service classes.•Fulfills the obligation of requested phone triage RN.•Assumes other duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS:•Graduate of an accredited school of nursing•One (1) to two (2)years of recent acute care experience in an institutional setting.•One (1) to (2) years of recent experience in home care.•Current licensure in the state of residence and a valid driver's license.SKILLS/ABILITIES/ KNOWLEDGE:•Ability to market and deal tactfully with customers and the community.•Has excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills.•Prolonged or considerable walking or standing.•Ability to lift, position or transfer patients.•Ability to lift supplies and equipment.•Ability to stoop, bend, kneel or crouch.•Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills.•Valid driver's license.•Demonstrate ongoing insurance in accordance with the state and organization requirements.

Keywords: Agape Hospice Care, Marietta , Weekend RN On Call (Hospice)- North Georgia Area, Healthcare , Marietta, Georgia

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