The Elizabeth Hospice

  • Hospice Field RN

    Job Location US-CA-Escondido
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/17/2019 6:34 PM)
  • Overview

     

    Are you an RN looking for a challenge in working in a setting where you must exercise your critical thinking skills in a fast pace dynamic environment? Are you interested in having a flexible schedule where every shift and setting is different within our service area of San Diego and south Riverside? Are you wanting to provide direct patient care in the comfort of the patient’s home or facility? Then the Elizabeth Hospice is for you!

     

    The Elizabeth Hospice is San Diego’s oldest non-profit hospice of 40 years.  We are growing and looking for talented individuals to join our high performing team and support our mission.  We serve all of San Diego county and south Riverside county with multiple hospice office locations.  

     

    Our Mission:  To enhance the quality of life for those nearing the end of life’s journey and for those who grieve.

     

    We place a high importance on our employees and reward staff in several ways such as:

    • Competitive hospice industry compensation
    • Benefits package with multiple plan offerings and generous employer contribution
    • 401(k) Retirement plan with employer match
    • Supportive work culture which encourages work life balance
    • Substantial Paid Time Off, paid holidays & birthday benefit
    • Employee development program managed by in-house education department to support individualized orientation and professional growth needs.
    • Tuition Reimbursement program
    • Monthly mileage reimbursement
    • Employee Referral Program
    • Business casual attire for office staff

    Responsibilities

     

    1. Performs visits as needed and directed by the triage team.
    2. Responds to requests for patient visits in a timely manner.
    3. Independently assesses patient/family immediate care/symptom management needs.
    4. Provides care and treatment as ordered.
    5. Provides health care instruction to patients, caregivers and family members.
    6. Other Hospice nursing visits as assigned.
    7. Provides appropriate follow-up to case managers and team members in regards to patient condition changes and needs.
    8. Responsible for the direction of care provided by LVN and HA in accordance with patient’s plan of care.
    9. Responsible for the supervision of services provided by the LVN and HA per TEH policy and regulatory requirements.
    10. Maintains timely patient documentation using "point of care" electronic charting.
    11. Keeps current with all organization and department policies and procedures.
    12. Collaborates with physicians and supervisors for changes in orders and changes to the patient’s level of care, as needed.

     

     

    Work Hours:    Evenings; after 5PM

    Status:            Full Time

    Weekends:      Required

    On Call:           Varied

    Shifts:             8 hour

     

    Additional Shift Differential Pay of $6.00 per hour when working between the hours of 7:00pm-7:00am

    Qualifications

     

    1. Must have Associates Degree, Bachelor Degree preferred, and a minimum of 12 months experience with 1-2 years preferred in acute care; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    2. At least 12 months experience with 1-2 years preferred in acute care.
    3. Hospice experience preferred.
    4. Current CA RN license.
    5. Bi-lingual (Spanish) preferred.
    6. Excellent customer service skills.
    7. Computer skills including Word, Outlook, and Excel.
    8. Current California driver’s license with proof of insurance required.
    9. Must be able to drive in various conditions, including but not limited to winding/steep roads, night driving, and rural areas, and be able to enter homes with pets.

     

     

    The Elizabeth Hospice is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.”

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