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PRN Registered Nurse - Hospice

Canton, OH

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Hiring Company

Mercy Medical Center Home Health and Hospice

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Position Description

Agency:

Mercy Medical Center Home Health and Hospice

Our culture and people are what set us apart from other post-acute care providers. We're dedicated to the growth and development of our team to set them up for success. We CARE for our patients like they are our own FAMILY.

Note: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), require COVID-19 vaccinations for all Medicare and Medicaid certified providers. Based on this regulation, all of our employees must be fully vaccinated or have a valid exemption.

HOW YOU'LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE:

As a Registered Nurse (RN), Hospice the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our patients. Our nurses give our patients the greatest gift - the ability to spend enhanced quality time with their loved ones in their preferred environment.

As a RN you will have the opportunity to provide one on one patient care and work at the top of your license. You will utilize your clinical skills in providing end of life care as directed by an attending physician. You'll be part of an interdisciplinary team that focuses on providing compassionate quality care to our patients.

WHAT WE OFFER:

We make it easy to do your job and have competitive financial incentives. Our benefits package is also competitive in the market. We provide medical, dental, and vision insurance with flexibility for you to select what works best for you. Eligible teammates will also receive paid time off, opportunity to participate in 401k, company paid life insurance and access to a robust Employee Assistance Program.

HOW YOU'LL WORK:

You'll oversee the overall care of the patient from beginning to end of life. You will observe and monitor the patient to determine if the level of care being provided meets the patients' needs. You will work autonomously and be responsible for all practices and duties within the scope of practice outlined by the state.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Plan of Care: Evaluate the treatment and medical condition of the patient according to the plan of care. Individualize the plan of care and make adjustments as needs change.
  • Minimize Patient Risk: Update all doctor orders in patient chart and administer medication as prescribed by the physician.
  • Continuity of Care: Manage multi-disciplinary care as applicable while promoting continuity of care with appropriate admissions, transfers, and discharges.
  • Family Educator/Advocate: Counsel patient and family on the disease/progression and incorporate patient and family in development of plan of care. Listen to patient and family members.
  • Policies: Completes all clinical documentation following agency protocol and Medicare/Federal guidelines.
  • Operations: Oversee and supervise total care of patient provided by nurse aides and LPNs. Attend in-service training and mandatory agency meetings.


HARD & SOFT SKILLS:

  • Compassionate communicator with a positive attitude.
  • Patience is a virtue when working with patients, families, physicians, and coworkers.
  • Attention to detail is critical, as is being observant and following directions.


REQUIREMENTS:

  • Registered Nurse with current license in the state of employment.
  • Minimum one-year experience as an RN in an acute care setting is preferred.
  • Hospice experience is desired.
  • Valid driver's license and auto insurance in your name as a driver
  • Capable of all physical demands


We are proud to be part of the Alternate Solutions Health Network family.

We'll help you put your passion for patient care to work. Apply today!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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