Hospice RN for Weekend On-Call

Phoenix Home Care Springfield, MO
Company Description

OUR MISSION:

BELIEVE…RISE ABOVE…SOAR.To offer new beginnings and meaningful opportunities to caregivers and clinicians while providing home care services to our clients built on innovation, skill and Christ-like values of Compassion, Honesty and Patience.

Job Description

Phoenix Home Care & Hospice is currently seeking a Hospice RN who resides in the Springfield area for Weekend On-Call. This position will require availability from Friday at 5pm until Monday at 9am at minimum of every other weekend. The opportunity for additional weekends is available if desired.

Come join our Hospice team as a full-time Registered Nurse (RN) and meet the physical, spiritual and emotional needs of our clients and their families. Our patients are facing end-of-life health care needs and we are seeking an RN who can provide the needed nursing care with dignity, compassion & a warm heart.

Bring your compassion, dedication and your talent and JOIN TEAM PHOENIX TODAY!

You may apply online by either completing our application process, submitting a resume or calling our Springfield office to speak with Melanie Upshaw, Hospice Administrator at (855) 881-7442.

POSITION SUMMARY

The following statements describe the principal activities of this position identified and shall not be construed as a detailed exposition of all the duties that may be inherent in this position.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Assist with patient/family care to support terminally ill patients and families in home, skilled nursing facility or residential care facility.

* Assess home care needs, being aware of the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects as well as gather data on social, economic and cultural factors which may influence health, well-being and quality of life.

* Prepare clinical notes and other required documentation within required time-frames.

* Consult with primary care provider, and other health professionals as required.

* Develop and maintain rapport with patient and families and work well with an interdisciplinary team

* Identify patient/family goals and evaluate the patient's response to care.

* Involves patient/family in creation of plan of care and provides care according to plan of care.

* Provide case management, advocacy, resource linkage as needed.

* Meet regularly with Hospice staff.

* Participates in quality assurance and performance improvement activities

* Maintain professional relationship with staff and referral resources.

* Performs other related duties as directed by Supervisor.

Bring your compassion, your dedication and your talent and JOIN TEAM PHOENIX TODAY!

Phoenix Home Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

* Licensure: Valid RN License in the state of MO.

* Current CPR certification

* Experience: At least one (1) year Hospice experience.

* Valid drivers license and auto liability insurance

* Must be available Friday at 5p until Monday at 8a.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

* Strong oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations regarding the provision of hospice services. Good understanding of hospice philosophy, admission criteria and compassionate end of life care.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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