RN - Day Shift
Company: St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care
Location: Merritt Island
Posted on: January 16, 2022
$10,000 SIGN ON BONUS FOR FULL TIME DAY SHIFT
The Registered Nurse who is responsible for the accurate assessment
of each patient's status, problems and needs. The RN, in
conjunction with other members of the Interdisciplinary Team,
designs and implements an individualized Plan of Care from
admission to discharge/death. The RN serves as the coordinator of
hospice care for the patient and their family. All care directly
provided or coordinated by the RN is in conformance with
REPORTS TO: Registered Nurse - Case Manager
DIRECTLY SUPERVISES: Hospice Aides
EDUCATION AND/OR TRAINING REQUIRED:
Requires an Associate degree in nursing or a diploma certificate
from an approved nursing program. Bachelor's degree preferred.
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. Ability
to manage time and coordinate a caseload with minimum direct
supervision. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
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.
Collects and analyzes data from patient's medical history, nursing
assessment and staff input to develop a written, individualized
Plan of Care which meets the needs of the patient.
Keen clinical observation of patient's condition, response to
treatment/medications and recommend changes to patient's Plan of
Coordinates nursing care with other Interdisciplinary Team members,
including leading the presentation during Interdisciplinary Team
meetings, case conferences
and discussions with St. Francis Reflections LSC (SFR) medical
staff and the patient's attending physician.
Prepares complete and accurate documentation in accordance with all
SFR policies and procedures, Federal/State regulations and
Maintains strict confidentiality and respect for patient/family
privacy and possessions.
Practices Universal Precautions and safety at all times.
Teaches patient/family skills needed to maintain patient in comfort
and perform personal hygiene activities.
Provides emotional support to patient/family and other
Participates in rotational on-call schedule.
Participates in performance improvement and quality control
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.
STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE:
Clinically competent in all aspects of hospice nursing.
Submits complete and accurate documentation in the electronic
medical record of all activities in time frame identified in
Displays ability to adapt to changing work environment and flexible
in schedule to meet needs of patient/family.
Participates in Performance Improvement activities on a formal
Espouses understanding of SFR philosophy/mission in daily
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