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Weekend Triage/Visit RN Hospice of St. Francis - Melbourne, FL

Company: Hospice of St. Francis
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:





$7000 SIGN ON BONUS!

8 am - 8 pm- Saturday, Sunday and Monday

COMPETITIVE PAY AND BENEFITS!

JOB SUMMARY:


The Weekend RN is a Registered Nurse who is responsible for the accurate assessment of each patient's status, problems and needs. The weekend nurse collects and analyzes data from the patient's medical history and nursing assessment to complete admission paperwork, start initial LCD with supporting documentation and profiles new patients in Hospice Pharmacia. The weekend nurse also answers triage calls. All care directly provided or coordinated by the Weekend RN is in conformance with federal/state regulations. Differential paid when working.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Coordinates care of patient during weekend hours with on-call social worker and case managers at local hospitals.
  • Prepares complete and accurate documentation in accordance with all SFR policies and procedures, Federal/State regulations and Medicare/Medicaid guidelines.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality and respect for patient/family privacy and possessions.
  • Provides emotional support to patient/family and other caregivers.

    SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Participates in performance improvement and quality control activities.
    • Increases knowledge of palliative care through active participation in educational opportunities.
    • Assists patient/family with understanding requirements during implementation of a disaster plan.
    • Participates in orientation and education of SFR personnel.
    • Attends monthly nurses meetings and educational training sessions as scheduled by the Director of Clinical Services.

      EDUCATION AND/OR TRAINING REQUIRED:

      Requires an Associate degree in nursing or a diploma certificate from an approved nursing program. Bachelor's degree preferred.

      CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES REQUIRED:

      Requires a valid current Florida Registered Nurse License and a valid Florida Driver's License.

      EXPERIENCE/SPECIFIC SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

      One to two years experience in home health, oncology, acute care or public health. Ability to read, write and speak English. Bi-lingual preferred. Ability to manage time and triage phone calls received from patients, families and physicians. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

      PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

      Ability to lift, push, pull twenty five (25) pounds without difficulty. Good visual and audio acuity. Ability to work effectively under varying degrees of stress.






      Qualifications


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      Education


      Required



      Associates or better in (RN) Registered Nurse.


      Registered Nurse or better in (RN) Registered Nurse.







      Experience



      Preferred



      2-3 years: hospice


      2-3 years: home health







      Licenses & Certifications


      Required

      RN License




Keywords: Hospice of St. Francis, Melbourne , Weekend Triage/Visit RN Hospice of St. Francis - Melbourne, FL, Healthcare , Melbourne, Florida

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