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Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) - $56-59/Hour - Lexington, MA

Company: Nurse.com
Location: Lexington
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Nurse, Hospice -
You Will (Responsibilities) -

  • Demonstrate knowledge of competencies in discipline-specific patient care skills required by the care center to provide client care.
  • Demonstrate competency in delivering comprehensive and personalized care to patients and families including (but not limited to) the following
    • Comfort medication titration and administration
    • Monitoring vital signs - reporting findings to the appropriate nursing personnel
    • Promoting dignity and comfort at the end of life
    • Perform comprehensive client assessments and collaborate with a multidisciplinary care team to develop or implement an individualized plan of care as per physician orders that ensure quality and achieve desired outcomes and goals. -
    • Maintain continuity of client care by communicating information timely and effectively with all team members providing care to the patient. -
    • Participation in IDT meetings as requested.
    • Advocate for client needs with physicians and ancillary providers. - -
    • Provide education and support surrounding death and dying to caregivers and family members.
    • Complete documentation timely, accurately, and at the point of care, according to industry standards and conventions.
    • Educate the client, caregivers, and family on the aftercare or ongoing care of the patient.
    • Provide in-home and SNF based care to clients including but not limited to:
      • Wound Care
      • Medication administration
      • Trach care
      • G/J-tube management
      • IV Therapy/Injections
      • End of life care

        You Have (Qualifications) -
        • Current and unencumbered Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse license in your practicing state or eligible compact state licensure -
        • 1+ year(s) of experience as a RN or LPN -
        • Current CPR certification
        • Technical tools and software/EMR for visit documentation knowledge and experience
        • A reliable method of transportation, current driver's license, and car insurance coverage
        • Proof of Immunization/Exemption: Flu, and COVID-19
        • TB Test or Chest X-Ray
        • A willingness to complete additional training, as assigned -
        • Prior Hospice experience is a plus

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