The Elizabeth Hospice

  • Triage Field RN - Full Time

    Job Location US-CA-Escondido
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/8/2019 12:08 PM)
  • Overview

    The Triage Field RN is primarily responsible for providing skilled nursing visits, assessments, and care in order to maximize the comfort of patients across the life span (perinatal, pediatrics, and adults) and families consistent with The Elizabeth Hospice protocols and standards. 



    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



    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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