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Registered Nurse/RN-Hospice at Signature Hospice

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Type: Full Time
Location: Blackfoot, Idaho





Job Description:

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Full-Time Hospice Registered Nurse/RN

Access Hospice - 131 N Oak St - Blackfoot, Idaho 83221

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The Hospice Registered Nurse/RN plans, organizes and directs hospice care. The ideal candidate is an experienced nurse with an emphasis on community health education.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Complete initial, comprehensive and ongoing assessments of patient and family to determine hospice needs.

* Develop a plan of care that establishes goals, incorporating palliative nursing actions, and including the patient and family in the planning process.

* Provide direct patient nursing care, including preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures.

* Administer prescribed medications and treatments, and assist the patient with ADL s, facilitating the patient s efforts toward self-sufficiency and optimal comfort care.

* Supervise ancillary personnel and delegate appropriate responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLSETS

* Must possess a nursing degree from an accredited college or university.

* Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN in this state.

* Current CPR Certification.

* Minimum 2 years nursing experience.

* Minimum 1 year nursing experience in public health, home care or hospice preferred.

* Must have a valid driver s license and current automobile insurance.

* Understand philosophy of hospice concept and the needs of the terminally ill.

* Must possess the ability to work independently without supervision; must be a self-starter and use good judgment in difficult situations.

* Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles and ages.

* Willing to be on call and place client s needs first.

Signature Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer