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RN / Case Manager - West Valley

Company: VALIANT HOSPICE & PALLIATIVE CARE L
Location: Tempe
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSIGN ON BONUS!!NO ON CALL DUTIESIf you are looking to work with a respectable team of experts and have FUN, Valiant Hospice is ready to meet you !Valiant Hospice and Palliative Care is medium sized, locally owned , deficiency free, hospice with high patient satisfactory scores. We offer excellent compensation with generous perks and 10 hour, 4 day work week .We are quality focused with leadership willing to train the right applicant . We are looking for a passionate, motivated nurse committed to excellence and outstanding patient care. We are offering top, competitive pay and a sign on bonus for the right candidates! DUTIES To plan, coordinate and provide hospice care in accordance with the patient's plan of care.Registered Nurse means an individual registered and licensed to practice nursing in Arizona RESPONSIBILITIESCoordinates hospice care by working with other team members as well as with the patients/family members to ensure needs are met.Evaluate the effectiveness of hospice services to the patient and family on an ongoing basis.Perform evaluations for hospice care along with informational visits as needed.Utilize the nursing process to provide professional nursing care.Consult with the attending physician and Hospice Medical Director concerning changes in patients' condition requiring order changes and/or changes in the plan of care.Coordinate patient services with other members of the IDG as well as contracted services, when needed.Submit complete, accurate and relevant clinical notes in a timely manner.Submit patient visit schedule weekly.Participate in IDG and case conferences.Discuss with the supervisor if IDG determines that the patient would benefit from contracted services.Take responsibility for ensuring patients' plans of care are kept current.Performs on-call duties (including holidays) per policy and agency need.Actively participates in QAPI meetings and activities.Participate in staff development meeting.Continually strive to improve his/her nursing care skills by attending in-service education, through formal education, attendance at workshops, conferences, active participation in professional and related organizations and/or individual research and reading.Provide education to patients/family members regarding the dying process, plan of care and offers guidance with healthcare decisions etc..Perform additional duties as they arise.JOB CONDITIONSMay be stressful, however, you havea team of experts to assist you, you are not aloneThe ability to access patients' homes which may not be routinely wheelchair accessible is required. Hearing, eyesight and physical dexterity must be sufficient to perform a physical assessment of the patient's condition and to perform and demonstrate patient care.Physical activities will include, walking, sitting, stooping, and standing and minimal to maximum lifting of patients and the turning of patients.EQUIPMENT OPERATIONComputer, telephone, thermometer, B/P cuff, glucometer, penlight, hand washing materials and other various pieces of office equipment and medical equipment.COMPANY INFORMATIONHas access to sensitive patient medical records.QUALIFICATIONS1. Must be a graduate from an accredited School of Nursing.2. Must be licensed in the State of Arizona as a Registered Nurse.3. One year of RN experience. Hospice experience preferred. 4. Must have excellent assessment skills and problem solving skills.5. Should be skillful in organization and in the principles of time management and have knowledge of case management processes.6. Must be a licensed driver with an insured automobile in good working order.7. The ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing.8. Must have no exceptions to RN license, and be able to administer pharmaceuticals, perform medication reconciliation, and any nursing procedures or special treatments needed within the scope of nursing practice for state. All skills to be competencied before actual hands on patient care, and when procedures or treatments are not usually performed.

Keywords: VALIANT HOSPICE & PALLIATIVE CARE L, Tempe , RN / Case Manager - West Valley, Healthcare , Tempe, Arizona

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