Registered Nurse | Hospice Liason | Full Time | Sign on Bonus

Location
Prescott, Arizona
Salary
Join our team!
Posted
Oct 14, 2020
Ref
req49735
Industry
Healthcare
Role
Nurse
Location: Good Samaritan Society Prescott Hospice

Address: 1065 Ruth Street, Prescott, AZ 86301 USA

Employment Type: Full-Time

Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts

$1,000 Sign on Bonus to be discussed at the time of interview

Shift time 1000am-630pm

Job Responsibilities

This position provides care to assigned patients in a caring, safe and efficient manner; provides leadership to staff and is responsible to perform the following according to location standards, procedures and individualized patient plan of care.

Hours 1000AM - 630PM
  • Assesses referrals to determine appropriateness for hospice admission.
  • Assesses referrals to determine appropriateness for hospice admission.
  • Completes hospice admission process.
  • Defines the unit of care (family and client). Demonstrates knowledge of hospice palliative care; hospice philosophy and scope of services; importance of coordinating services and continuity of care
  • Recognizes different cultural attitudes and values towards death and dying. Identifies the five stages of the grieving process; anticipatory grief; normal vs. abnormal grief and impact of grief on client's family.
  • Provides care according to plan of care and evaluates clients' need for additional services. Involves client and family in creation of plan of care. Coordinates with interdisciplinary team as needed.
  • Completes required documentation in appropriate timeframes.
  • Explains advance directives; clinical requirements and interdisciplinary services available through agency.
  • Works independently with minimal supervision and seeks guidance as needed.
  • Performs initial client assessment.
  • Participates in creation of the plan of care.
  • Completes quality assurance audits as assigned.
  • Acts as a liaison and advocate for hospice patients and family members.
  • Conducts educational sessions with hospital staff and agency staff regarding hospice services and philosophy.
  • Participates in the quality review process and audits.
  • Tracks statistical and other program outcomes.
  • Participates in agency in-services; educational opportunities; team meetings and committees.

Qualifications
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Licensure for state of practice is required in nursing.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Supports staff in a hospice home environment within a 60-mile radius.
  • Prior work experience in like or related position with a minimum of two years of experience.
  • Must have a CPR Certification.
  • Must have a Valid Driver's License and Current Proof of Auto Insurance.

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. The variety of benefits include health benefits, a retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit https//www.good-sam.com/jobs/benefits

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status. For more information including state-specific protections, please visit https//www.good-sam.com/lp/careers/eeo-and-affirmative-action

Division: HCBS

Req ID: req49735

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