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RN - Hospice Home Care (per diem)

Job Title RN - Hospice Home Care (per diem) Req 32715 Department Hospice Home Care Date posted 07/10/2020 City Kirkland State WA Country US Shift Day/Evening Hours 8
Job Description

Job Summary:

Responsible for the total direct nursing care of all patients within established standards of care, hospice, hospital and unit policies, procedures, and guidelines.

Primary Duties

1. Provides direct patient care.

2. Assesses the comprehensive nursing needs of an assigned group of patients (including, but not limited to home health patients).

3. Coordinates the patient and family/significant other education process.

4. Initiates patient start of care through established admission process.

5. Continuously plans, implements, and evaluates patient care, incorporating patient and family/significant other into the process.

6. Participates with physician partners and other interdisciplinary team members to develop and implement patient and family/significant other plan of care.

7. Communicates effectively all relevant information (e.g., patient information, safety issues, problems with equipment, quality issues, etc.) to immediate supervisor, in timely way.

8. Communicates and documents changes in patient condition, on a timely basis, to team members, DPOA, and physician.

9. Delivers nursing care within established standards of care, hospice, hospital and unit guidelines, policies and procedures.

10. Functions as a patient advocate.

11. Assists other staff in completion of their duties, when time permits.

12. Recognizes situations when appropriate assistance is needed to effectively execute the nursing process.

13. Promotes good public relations between patient, family members, hospital, and community.

14. Practices within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act.

15. Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED for the position:

•Bachelor's in Nursing (BSN) required within 5 years of employment if applicable

•Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington

•Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hire

•Current Washington State Driver's license and proof of insurability

DESIRED for the position:

•Master's degree in nursing

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between EvergreenHealth and the Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA).  Union Membership is optional.

EvergreenHealth is committed to providing the highest quality of care to our patients.  The literature shows that having a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) contributes significantly to the quality of care.  Toward that end, this position requires a BSN or a commitment to begin a BSN program within three years and obtain a BSN within five years of employment.

For internal applicants only:  This BSN requirement does not apply to Registered Nurses hired before April 1, 2014 and does not impede the ability to transfer internally for those working on a BSN who were hired after April 1, 2014.