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7on7off Registered Nurse- Hospice- Mt. Pleasant at The Care Team in Saginaw, Michigan

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Come join our growing team! The Care Team is looking for a Full-Time 7on/7off Registered Nurse - Hospice in the Mt. Pleasant, Mi area .

We specialize in providing Home Care and Hospice in the home and facilities. If you are looking for a new and exciting opportunity, we encourage you to apply today. At the Care Team we offer:


  • Engaging Company Culture
  • Competitive Compensation and Excellent Benefits
  • Growth from within through training, supportive leadership, and collaboration with the best of the best in your field
  • Independence, Autonomy, and Flexibility!
  • Innovation and industry-leading systems and technology

As a member of The Care Team, you will enjoy a wealth of great benefit choices including:

  • A full benefits package including Health, dental, and vision
  • 401k with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Flexible spending
  • Company Paid and optional Life and Long-Term Disability, Short Term Disability
  • Accident Coverage

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides constant and ongoing care for elderly and terminally ill patients by evaluating patient needs, creating care plans, and providing end-of-life support to patients and their families. Works in a collaborative, team-driven environment that requires frequent communication with other Care Team members.

Additionally, the Registered Nurse will:


  • Regularly assesses and reassesses the nursing needs of the Hospice patient.
  • Provides dietary counseling.
  • Provides Hospice nursing services, treatments, and preventive procedures.
  • Initiates nursing procedures appropriate for the patient's Hospice care and safety.
  • Observes signs and symptoms and report to the physician and IDG members any unexpected changes in the patient's physical or emotional condition.
  • Teaches supervises and counsels the Hospice patient and family members about providing care for the patient.
  • Supervises and trains other nursing service personnel.
  • Develops and re-evaluates the patient/family care plan in conjunction with IDG to meet needs and maintain continuity of care.
  • Performs specific nursing procedures as needed (e.g., treatments, management of symptoms) following doctor's orders.
  • Attends team conferences.
  • Follows the policies and procedures of The Care Team. Observes confidentiality and safeguards all patient-related information in compliance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Always communicates to the supervisor if unable to meet a patient's need or perform a procedure.
  • Participates in on-call system and is responsible for providing on-call coverage when unavailable for assigned duties.
  • Maintain skills and knowledge.
  • Coordinates the implementation of the plan of care for patients residing in SNF, NF, ICF or MR. HOS RN FACILITY POC
  • Organizes work schedule and utilizes time management to be able to attend all required meetings.
  • Complies with agency infection control policies and protocols.
  • Assist with orientation, teaching and training as requested.
  • The clinical record shall contain notes for each service provided. A clinical note will be completed for each visit made to a patient's home (including private residence, assisted living facility, group homes or skilled nursing facility) within 48 hours of the visit.
  • Other duties as assigned by Regional Branch Director.

Qualifications

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Help optimize the capital structure and support strategic initiatives.
  • Maintains the agency's mission, philosophy and core values.
  • Ensures compliance with agency policies and procedures regarding operations/processes, including but not limited to those regarding patient care, patient complaints, incidents, safety and emergency management.
  • Always maintains patient confidentiality, including all HIPAA regulations.

Regulatory Requirements

  • Licensed or registered in the state in which he/she currently practices..
  • Must pass a criminal background check & MVR check.
  • Completed health statement acknowledging ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Valid state driver's license.
  • Proof of current automobile insurance.
  • Current CPR card; On-line CPR certification accepted; Hands-on CPR certification preferred.
  • TB testing per agency policy; (1 or 2 step TB skin test within 12 months of hire & annual TB symptom screening thereafter).

Industry experience


  • Ability to work independently, make accurate, and at times, quick judgments. Ability to supervise others appropriately. Ability to respond appropriately to crisis outside of a hospital setting. Acceptance of and adaptability to different social, racial, cultural and religious modes. Completes Hospice training program.
  • Active patient contact within past three years, preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a registered nurse, preferred

EDUCATION:


  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Currently licensed as a registered nurse to practice in the state.





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