Concentrated Care RN or LPN (evenings and straight nights) – PRN

Location
Fargo, North Dakota
Salary
Salary DOE
Posted
Aug 07, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
Role
Nurse

Position Summary

Provides concentrated care nursing to appropriate hospice patients in coordination with the interdisciplinary team (IDT) that is consistent with the goals, definitions, philosophy, and purpose of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Provides concentrated care nursing as determined by nursing staff including symptom control, assessment, intervention and psychosocial support of patients/families.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of one year’s experience in direct patient care including familiarity with patient assessments and symptom control
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with principles related to dying and death strongly preferred
  • Flexibility in scheduling of hours necessary

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations Required

  • Licensure in North Dakota and Minnesota
  • Current drivers license and auto insurance

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 finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk; occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to ten pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and adjust focus. The work environment is varied between the office, travel and location of patients’ residents, speaking engagements and events. The employee is frequently asked to drive, occasionally drive to unfamiliar destinations.

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