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Hospice - On-Call RN - Cedar Rapids

Hospice - On-Call RN - Cedar Rapids


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Care Initiatives Hospice - Cedar Rapids is now hiring On Call RN to join our clinical team! Position is for evening coverage can be full or part-time to meet your needs.Full-time position includes 30 hours / week and is eligible for health insurance benefits. Competitive pay + attractive benefits package provided. Great opportunity to join our collaborative and experienced team. To be considered, complete our online employment application! To learn more, contact Heather Steenrod, Team Director, at (319) 390-4161. #CI Drug Screen Required PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION The registered nurse is responsible to provide all weekend on-call nursing services to Care Initiatives patients, including telephonic and in-person management of patients, families, caregivers, referral sources, and community. In addition, scheduled visits may be assigned during this time. Responsible to oversee licensed practical nurses assigned to Care Initiatives Hospice patients; responsible to establish and manage hospice aide/hospice homemaker services provided to patients/families/caregivers. Functions according to operational policies and procedures to meet patient/family/caregiver needs in compliance with federal, state, and local requirements, Care Initiatives Hospice Policies and Procedures, and Care Initiatives Hospice Clinical Team Procedures. ESSENTIAL FUNCTION * Completes initial nursing assessment/evaluation of patients. * Coordinates implementation of initial care plan for patients. * Completes comprehensive nursing assessment/evaluation of patients. * Coordinates development and implementation of comprehensive care plan. * Regularly re-evaluates patients' needs revising care plan as needed and communicating patient assessments to the team. QUALIFICATIONS Requirements * Must be 18 years of age or older * Functional literacy in English * Insurable by Care Initiatives' auto insurance carrier and have automobile liability insurance * Some travel Education/Certification/License * Registered nursing education * Current, valid Iowa registered nurse license * Current Iowa driver's license * Current, valid CPR certification * Obtain Hospice and Palliative Registered Nurse Certification (CHPN) within three (3) years of employment (optional) Knowledge * Knowledge of care of the terminally ill * Knowledge of federal and state hospice regulations and laws Experience * Minimum two year recent clinical experience in hospice, home health, medical/surgical, oncology, or public health nursing Skills/Abilities * Demonstrated patience, tactful, supportive and sensitive approach to patient/family/caregiver needs * Ability to plan, organize and utilize patient/family teaching principles regarding health care needs * Ability to exercise independent judgment, plan and organize * Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing * Ability to access businesses and patient homes * Ability to provide lifting, turning and ambulatory assistance to patients * Ability to function with minimal supervision * Willingness to handle difficult situations EOE / AAP Veterans and DisabledPosted by StartWire

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