Dec 03, 2020

RN - Hospice Access

  • Providence St. Joseph Health
  • Portland, OR, USA

Job Description

Description:

Providence is calling a RN Hospice - Hospice Access (0.6 FTE, Rotating/Variable) to HS Building in Portland, OR.

We are seeking a RN Hospice - Hospice Access that will complete medical requirements while coordinating a whole person plan of care. Be accountable for direct and indirect quality care for patients of all ages. Care is according to the individualized needs of the patient, following the nursing process and in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. Position accepts professional development as an integral part of nursing practice. Coordinate patient care activities with other members of the health care team in a collegial relationship. Uphold the standards of confidentiality, attendance and punctuality.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Complete assessments for terminal illness and gathers essential information needed for plan of care
  • Update assessments in collaboration with the patient, family and/or caregiver identifying changes in patient conditions and progress towards desired patient outcomes
  • Provide coordination of care
  • Maintain patient clinical records in accordance with regulatory standards
  • Perform procedures and treatments according to Providence Hospice professional standards, policies and procedures
  • Counsel patients and caregivers on patient care in accordance with the patient and family wishes, beliefs and values
  • Provide written instructions and supervision for the hospice aide per Providence policies and procedures
  • Delegate tasks to patient caregivers following regulatory requirements and Providence policies and procedures
  • Manage an assigned patient caseload
  • Understand current knowledge base of payor and department reimbursement requirements and processes
  • Work assigned hours including rotating through weekend shifts and after hours call
  • Participate in the Quality Assessment Performance Improvement Plans
  • Maintain knowledge base for End Of Life care: pain and symptom management, bereavement, ethics, hospice philosophy, and community resources
  • Document time and activities in time log/transaction log in accordance with Providence policies and procedures and state and federal laws

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Unencumbered Oregon nursing license
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider -OR- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 30 days of hire
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation
  • Driving record consistent with GOP Safe Driving Policy 330 Incident Point Matrix at time of hire
  • Two (2) years of medical/surgical experience in an acute care setting, -OR- Combination of two (2) years of medical/surgical, long term care or home health or hospice experience
  • Experience using electronic medical record (EMR) software
  • In compliance with the Providence Health & Services-Oregon, criminal background check is required for this position, based on assigned duties

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Hospice Nursing

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 270834