Oct 05, 2020

RN- Hospice Weekend Triage-South

  • Halcyon Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Arvada, CO, USA

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Weekend Triage RN travels to multiple homes and facilities to visit Hospice patients on weekend nights.


Provides patient care using nursing skills and processes in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice, keeping within the policies, values and mission of the organization. The RN is a member of the Interdisciplinary Team/Group (IDT/IDG).
KEY REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:
 Reports to the Clinical Manager or Director of Clinical Services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
 Provides skilled nursing coordination of care to patients (neonates to geriatrics) as determined by the Plan of Care (POC). Uses education, mentoring, guidance and interventions to achieve goals of care.
 Collaborates across disciplines to coordinate patient care; participates in the POC in IDT/IDG meetings as assigned.
 Demonstrates appropriate nursing care, including communicating with attending provider for medications and supplies.
 Educates patients, families, caregivers and community regarding hospice philosophy and palliative treatments, if applicable.
 Supervises Certified Nurse Aides (CNA); delegates specific tasks per agency policy.
 Participates in related services, such as community education, team training, staff/board committees and orientation of employees.
 Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Schedule- Weekends; Friday, Saturday, Sunday 8PM-8AM

Location- South Territory

Pay- Salaried Position- Mileage paid.

Benefits-Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Paid Holidays, Extended illness bank, Life insurance, Paid STD, 403B with Company Match, referral bonuses and much more.

Minimum Experience: One to two (1-2) years of experience in hospice and/or palliative care, medical/surgical, public health, oncology, acute care or home health.
Required License: Current Colorado RN license. Valid Colorado state driver’s license and proof of auto insurance.
CPR certification (CVNA, Pathways, The Denver Hospice and Pikes Peak affiliates).
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
 Ability to lift/push/pull minimum of 50 lbs.
 Lifts/positions/ and/or transfers patients
 Lifts supplies/equipment
 Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking/sitting
 Considerable reaching/stooping/bending/kneeling/crouching
 Manual dexterity and mobility
 Visual and auditory acuity
WORKING CONDITIONS:
 May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases
 Regularly exposed to risk of blood borne diseases
 Occasional exposure to radiation hazards
 Occasional exposure to unpleasant patient or unit elements (sound, odor, sight, behavior)
 May perform emergency care
 Exposure to variety of electro-mechanical hazards
 Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
 Able to maintain job performance in emergency or crisis situation