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Afterhours RN Hospice (7 on/7 off)

Company: Star Hospice
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

We are hiring for a Afterhours Registered Nurse. At Star Hospice, a part of LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we serve it truly is all about helping people. You can find a home for your career here. As a Hospice RN, you can expect:

  • the ability to develop trusting relationships as an end-of-life care expert
  • being valued and respected by patients and their families
  • employee-focused wellness and support programs
  • incredible team support and empathetic leadershipTake your nursing career to a new level of caring. Join us.
    The Afterhours Registered Nurse s Primary focus is to conduct comprehensive and timely delivery of hospice care for patients and their families afterregular business hours, including at night and on the weekends.
    • Able to triage patient needs over the phone until a nurse can provide an in-person visit.
    • Responds appropriately and with urgency to crisis calls from patients and families afterhours.
    • Makes the initial nursing evaluation in determining eligibility for hospice services, as part of a patient visit, within forty-eight (48) hours of referral if assigned.
    • Competent to perform afterhours visits including admission visits, death visits, recertification visits, and routine visits.
    • Identifies the patient/family's physical, psychosocial, emotional, and environmental needs and reassesses as needed, no less than every fifteen (15) days.
    • Documents problems, appropriate goals, interventions, and patient/family response to hospice care.
      Experience Requirements
      • One year of clinical experience.License Requirements
        • Current RN licensure in the state of practice and one year of clinical experience.
        • Current CPR Certification.
        • Current driver's license, valid vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle, or public transportation. Associated topics: ambulatory, asn, ccu, infusion, intensive care, intensive care unit, mhb, neonatal, registed, unit

Keywords: Star Hospice, Waukegan , Afterhours RN Hospice (7 on/7 off), Healthcare , Waukegan, Illinois

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