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On Call RN - $1,500 Sign On Bonus in Mattoon, IL at Harbor Light Hospice

Date Posted: 3/23/2018

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Job Description

As a Hospice Registered Nurse you will participate in providing an end of life experience for your patients that focuses on comfort and dignity.  In this role, you will perform comprehensive physical assessments on assigned patients and provide direct care and nursing intervention as dictated by physician order, patient need and the Plan of Care.  You will perform the admission process of program presentation, consents, benefit election and initiate the comprehensive assessment and Plan of Care in coordination with IDG.  You will participate as a member of the IDG, actively coordinating all aspects of the patient's hospice care, in accordance with the current professional standards and practice.  You will participate in ongoing interdisciplinary comprehensive assessments, developing and evaluating the plan of care and contributing to patient and family counseling and education.  You will also supervise the services/care performed by the hospice aide/CNA.  You will provide and document appropriate patient/family/caregiver teaching and instructions.  You will also coordinate all patient activities including ordering/obtaining pharmaceuticals, durable medical equipment and supplies. 

Job Requirements

  • Unrestricted RN license in the State of Illinois
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Minimum experience of 2 years medical surgical, critical care, oncology nursing or long term care
  • Familiarity with the Hospice philosophy and regulations

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