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Hospice RN GIP - Per Diem

Company: Hospice Of San Joaquin
Location: Stockton
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Hospice of San Joaquin - is the oldest not-for-profit hospice of 40 years. - We serve all of -San Joaquin -and -Stanislaus -Counties. - We are committed to continuing to be the leader in ensuring the quality of the journey, from a serious illness to the end of life, and to honor our mission by honoring life by ensuring patients and their Caregivers are the focus of everything we do. - We are seeking a -Dynamic, self-motivated -RN GIP, -who thrives in a fast-paced environment and to support our mission. - This is a Per Diem position. ** Per Federal Health Care Worker Vaccine Requirements, all employees must be fully vaccinated and received booster against COVID-19 or be approved for a valid religious or medical exemption. -Anyone hired by the company must provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccine and booster before they can begin employment. POSITION PURPOSE/SUMMARY: Achieves the basic purpose of the job and fulfills the responsibilities as described in the position summary. Under the direction of the attending physician and Medical Director (or Hospice Physician, Nurse Practitioner) and in conjunction with the interdisciplinary group, the main role of a Registered Nurse (RN) is to provide direct nursing care and coordinate related assistance for patients and families. Although the RN reports to a primary manager, Hospice of San Joaquin expects the RN to function as a Team Leader of the In-Patient Facility; the RN provides nursing care to patients who require GIP level of care for end-of-life symptom management and pain control. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: ? Assesses all aspects of the patient's pain and develops an individualized pain management plan. ? Anticipates prevents and treats undesirable symptoms or secondary symptoms. ? Supports instruction and education of the patient, family, and caregiver. ? Documents problems, nursing assessments, appropriate goals, care provided, care interventions, and patient and family outcomes achieved from intervention and care provided ? Coordinates all patient and family services and community resources, in collaboration with the Social Service team. ? Maintaining the dignity, confidentiality, and privacy of the dying patient. ? Supports the patient's unique spiritual and cultural beliefs, collaborating with MSW and/or Chaplain to meet these needs. ? Provides holistic, family-centered care across treatment settings to improve the quality of life. ? Consults and collaborates with the interdisciplinary team and others involved in the patient's care ? Coordinates and manages patient care with awareness of insurance benefits, necessary authorizations, and cost containment. ? Attends and presents appropriate patient-related information at the Interdisciplinary Team Meetings that focuses on open care plan problems. ? Updates the comprehensive assessment and patient's progress towards desired outcomes daily ? Reassesses patient's response to care/interventions. ? Completes patient-related documentation within a 12-hour shift. ? Adheres to and complies with state and federal regulations, as well as accreditation standards. ? Provides patient and primary caregiver education/training, as appropriate, for care and services identified in the Plan of Care. ? Adheres to evidence-based standards of practice that are endorsed by the agency. ? Remains knowledgeable in Hospice COPs and specifically the requirements for general the patient level of care. ? Understands the patient's rights - ? Adheres to all Hospice of San Joaquin Policies and procedures including following Hospice of San Joaquin infection control procedures and code of ethics. ? Completes necessary records, reports, and documentation in a timely manner according to agency requirements. ? Supervises the performance of Certified Nursing Assistant and Licensed Vocational Nurse. - Must have the ability to perform a complete nursing physical assessment, develop and comprehensive care plan and respond to the needs of patients and families in the Hospice House setting. Must be able to cope with patient/family emotional stress and be tolerant of individual lifestyles without judgment. Must have the ability to establish professional boundaries and maintain cooperative relationships with professionals. Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal communication skills, customer skills, initiative, dependability, and good judgment. Must be able to work collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary team, as well as independently, and problem solve in crisis situations. Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION ? Current California Registered Nurse License required. ? A minimum of one year of experience working as a professional nurse. An acute clinical setting is preferred. ? CPR Certification required ? Must have current California Driver's License and care in good working condition ? Prior experience in hospice and/or home care preferred ? Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse Certification is highly desirable ? IV knowledge and expertise are desirable PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: 1. Health Screening 2. TB Screening 3. Hepatitis B Series offered 4. Background Check 5. Reference Check 6. - Copy of immunization record with COVID-19 vaccine and booster dates. We offer a great benefits package to our staff such as: + Competitive hospice industry compensation + Benefits package with multiple plan offerings and generous employer contribution + 401(k) Retirement plan with employer match + AFLAC insurance plans + Flexible Spending Account (FSA) + Fitness Center membership discount + Employee Assistance Programs (ESP) + Supportive work culture which encourages work life balance + Paid Time Off (PTO) + Monthly mileage reimbursement + Employee Referral Program If you are interested in being part of a dynamic team and to help us continue to -be the leader in ensuring quality of the journey, from serious illness through end of life and to honor our mission by honoring life by ensuring patients and their Caregivers are the focus of everything we do, we encourage you to apply. - To learn more about Hospice of San Joaquin, please visit our website at: -

Keywords: Hospice Of San Joaquin, Stockton , Hospice RN GIP - Per Diem, Healthcare , Stockton, California

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