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Registered Nurse RN Hospice Case Manager

Company: Bon Secours
Location: Richmond
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

With a legacy that spans over 150 years, Bon Secours is a network that is dedicated to providing excellent care through exceptional people. At every level, everyone on our teams have embraced the call to provide compassionate care. Here, you can work with others who share common values, and use your skills to help extend care to all of our communities.Job DescriptionTHE MISSION OF BON SECOURS HOSPICE IS TO PROVIDE COMPASSIONATE, QUALITY HEALTHCARE SERVICES TO THOSE IN NEED, INCLUDING THE POOR AND DYING, FOR THE PURPOSE OF ALLEVIATING HUMAN SUFFERING AND BRINGING PEOPLE TO WHOLENESS IN THE MIDST OF PAIN AND LOSS.GREAT TEAM, GREAT MENTORING AND SUPPORT AND GREAT BENEFITS. DISCOVER A CAREER WHERE YOU CAN BE YOU!POSITION SUMMARY:The Hospice Registered Nurse functions as the primary nurse for hospice patients and families in the home setting. She/he is a member of the hospice interdisciplinary team. The Registered Nurse: a) sets nursing goals and plans, which demonstrate a holistic approach to the patients/families; b) mobilizes resources to meet the individualized needs of patients/families; c) assumes leadership responsibilities for their individual caseload and d) demonstrates competency of clinical skills.Essential FunctionsInitiates home care assessments on assigned patients within 48 hours of admission to hospice.Initiates the patients plan of care I accordance with nursing needs specified in the approved plan of careAssesses patient/family needs on initial visit and completes the appropriate documentation, including but not limited to the Initial Nursing Assessment, Pain Assessment and Medication Profile.Develops and updates the nursing care plans per hospice policyRe-evaluates patient/family with each visit at least weekly Delivers skilled nursing services as indicated.Assesses patient/family needs for counseling and teaching of patient care skills; facilitates learning skills at home or on the unit if appropriateCommunicates relevant information to the Clinical Manager and other hospice team members as appropriate.Supervises home health aides per hospice policy. CConducts in-home supervisory visits of home health aides bi-weekly and provides written HHA Care Plan prior to the home health aides initial visit to the home.Demonstrates knowledge and practice of Infection Control and Safety Policy and Procedure.Coordinates acquisition of medical supplies and equipment as appropriate for patient/family.Participates in on call rotation and responds appropriate to the family/patient requests or needs.JOB REQUIREMENTS:1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN Degree preferred.2. Current licensure to the practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia.3. Current CPR certification4. Valid Driver's License and an acceptable driving record5. Competent Registered Nurse Possesses: a) broad-based knowledge of clinical, psychosocial and patho-physiological theories relating to nursing diagnosis and treatment; b) skills and ability to perform the range of nursing procedures and techniques found in general nursing practice and the ability to translate these skills to the home setting; c) demonstrated effective teaching skills. This level of knowledge, skills and ability may generally be acquired through 2 years current medical-surgical staff nurse experience in an acute care facility, or during 12 to 18 months acute care plus 6 to 9 months current experience in a home health related setting. Oncology experience preferred.Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.comby Jobble

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