Hospice ADMISSION RN (1.0 FTE) - Fargo Area

Hospice of the Red River Valley   Fargo, ND   Full-time     Nursing
Posted on July 5, 2024
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Position Summary
Provision of admission services to potential patients and families consistent with the goals, definitions, philosophy, and purpose of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Provision of the initial patient admission and physical assessment for all patients being admitted to HRRV services. Identifies and coordinates initial medication and equipment needs and completes the initial plan of care for all admissions.

This position will be based in the Fargo area and serve surrounding communities. Shift will be from Noon - 9 pm, Monday - Friday.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk; occasionally climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or more up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or more up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. The employee is frequently asked to drive to HRRV office locations and patient homes.

Expectations of all HRRV Employees
Support the mission, vision and values through unequaled quality patient care, professional competence, collaboration, communication, innovation, accountability, ownership and provide support to the entire agency regardless of their primary office location.

Hospice has HEART
Honor - I accept the honor of service to hospice patients, families, and communities.
Excellence - I strive for excellence in my work, as we stand on hallowed ground.
Attitude - I choose a positive attitude at work.
Respect - I treat people with the same respect I wish to be given.
Teamwork - I value everyone's contribution in delivery of care, operation of the organization and stewardship of our resources.

Qualifications

Qualifications
• Minimum of RN degree; BSN preferred
• Minimum of two years experience in a health care setting
• Minimum of one year experience as a hospital staff nurse
• Computer skills and experience are desired
• Strong interpersonal, communication, assessment, counseling and teaching skills.
• Team player with ability to work independently.
• Flexibility in scheduling is required.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations Required
• Current state RN license in North Dakota and Minnesota (or willing to obtain dual licensure)
• Current drivers license and auto insurance