RN - Memorial Hospice
Company: St. Joseph Home Care Network
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: November 9, 2018
We are looking for a Registered Nurse for the Hospice department at St Joseph Health!
Location: Memorial Hospice - Santa Rosa, CA
Schedule: Per Diem
Shift: 8-hour Days
Works a flexible schedule to help meet staffing needs for hospice patient/family care, admissions, consultations and evaluations. Identifies patient/family problems and needs and implements nursing interventions based on an IDT plan of care and coordination of services with team members. Evaluates the results of interventions and adjusts the plan accordingly. May provide coverage for Intake, Patient Care Coordinator and weekend triage with appropriate training.
Demonstrates proficiency in the assessment, evaluation and timely/accurate documentation of the hospice patient.
Demonstrates knowledge and skill in management of pain and symptom including infusion therapies.
Demonstrates proficiency in providing patient care services and coordinating services with IDT members.
Demonstrates knowledge of the regulatory requirement for providing care to patients in all settings (e.g. home, SNF, Assisted Living) and the differences between these settings.
Demonstrates skill and proficiency in infusion therapies including use of associated equipment.
Demonstrates skill and proficiency in assessing appropriate use of therapies for parenteral and enteral nutrition.
Demonstrates competency in respiratory therapies including use of associated equipment.
Demonstrates knowledge of costs related to care, hospice reimbursement and benefit management.
Demonstrates sound understanding of and commitment to the hospice philosophy of team.
Enforces safety policies and procedures and safe practices.
Education: Registered Nurse.
Experience: In hospice, home health or palliative care in the past two (2) years preferred.
License/Certification: California Registered Nurse, CPR Certification.
The people of St. Joseph Health have worked for 53 years to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters and continued through the St. Joseph Health Ministry of extending the healing ministry of Jesus to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County entities aligned with St. Joseph Health include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center, as well as the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network. We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area.
St. Joseph Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Health complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training..
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