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RN Weekend - 32 hrs/week plus $Shift Diff$ Tidewell Hospice Inc - Venice, FL

Company: Tidewell Hospice Inc
Location: Venice
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Sat & Sun 8a-8p. Mon 5p-1:30a. Will assist in covering all 4 counties in our service area. Bradenton, Sarasota, Charlotte and DeSoto.



1. Promotes and practices the Hospice mission and core values, and follows all policies and procedures of Tidewell Hospice.



2. Visits patients and provides clinical, physical, educational and emotional support after-hours as directed by the Telephone Triage team.



3. Under the direction of a licensed physician, performs patient assessment, manages discomfort and provides symptom relief using specialized nursing skills related to palliative and end-of-life care.



4. Utilizes nursing interventions and teaching skills to maximize patient comfort and to enhance the quality of life to the patient/family unit.



5. Attends patient deaths, provides bereavement support to the patient caregiver/ family, as indicated and performs post mortem care.



6. Provides accurate and timely documentation of patient services within electronic medical record to reflect the individualized plan of care and outcomes of interventions.



7. Reviews and updates the Plan of Care, physician orders, MAR/Pharmacy profile and other records to ensure patient/family needs are met.



8. Supervises LPN's and paraprofessionals providing services to the patient according to regulations.



9. Recognizes and maintains professional boundaries in relationships with patient/family/caregiver.



10. Demonstrates knowledge of and adheres to the Florida Nurse Practice Act, Standards of Practice of Hospice Nursing as well as legal, regulatory and CHAP requirements.



11. Remains awake and alert during entire shift; demonstrates responsibility in work attendance.



Educational/Professional:

1. Current, unrestricted Florida Licensure as RN; BSN or MSN degree preferred.



2. Minimum one year recent acute care experience in a Hospital or Home Health environment; previous experience as a Hospice RN preferred.



3. CHPN certification is strongly encouraged within 3 years of employment.



4. An equivalent combination of professional experience and education may be considered as meeting the educational/professional requirements.

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