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Hospice On-Call RN

Hospice On-Call RN

Job ID 
2017-3897
Company 
Grane Hospice Care - Harrisburg
Location 
US-PA-Camp Hill
Posted Date 
10/17/2017
Category 
Nursing
Type 
Regular Full Time/Part Time/Casual
Education Level 
Associates Degree
Experience Needed 
1-3 years
Salary Info 
Based on Experience

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Overview

Hospice On-call Registered Nurse

 

Grane Hospice Care is currently accepting applications for an On-call RN position from candidates with an "how can I help you?" attitude. Effective communication is key as the role focuses on building and maintaining relationships and while working accurately within established policies and procedures. A faster-than-average pace will be the norm for this position. Detail work is a major focus of the job, and those details need to be handled quickly, correctly, and efficiently.

 

As time is usually a factor, the work must be done quickly, as well as correctly. This position requires strict adherence to guidelines and established policies, while working with and for others. Open, flowing communication is important to foster relationships with patients and their families.

 

Candidates must be open to heavy travel and have a reliable vehicle.

Responsibilities

  • Assuming responsibility for evening and weekend on-call duties
  • Assuming primary responsibility for total care census, including assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating all phases of the nursing process
  • Communicating with attending physicians, Clinical Coordinator, families, caregivers, and other community resources to report changes and coordinate optimal care/use of resources for patients and families
  • Attending monthly interdisciplinary team meetings to maintain up-to-date patient records, troubleshoot problems, sets plans and action goals and work in tandem to adjust care plans
  • Obtaining data on physical, psychological, social and spiritual factors that may influence patient/family health status
  • Monitoring physical care of patients and educating family, caregivers and volunteers in proper, approved techniques

Qualifications

Candidates must have a current RN license to practice in Pennsylvania and a valid drivers’ license.

 

 

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