Jul 22, 2021

Registered Nurse - PRN

  • Pikes Peak Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Colorado Springs, CO 80906, USA

Job Description

Do you have a calling to work with hospice patients? Pikes Peak Hospice and Palliative Care (PPHPC) has an immediate opening for a RN to work on an as needed basis.

Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Status: PRN
Schedule: As Needed

Hourly Pay Range: $31.49 - $42.51

Supplemental Pay: Supplemental pay based on position, schedule and/or availability: Paid Mileage, Shift Differentials, Stipends, Overtime.

Mileage and Expense Reimbursement: 50 cents per mile

Comprehensive Benefit Package: Employee Classification: PRN - Part time employees, who work as requested, not regularly scheduled. Benefits available include: 403(b) Retirement Plan w/ Employer Match, Sick Leave, Education Reimbursement Program, Referral Bonus Program, Employer Assistance Program, and an Employee Recognition Program.

POSITION SUMMARY:

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).

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 or home health, 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.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred.
  • 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.

The Organization does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, creed, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation/identity, transgender status military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. This prohibition includes unlawful harassment based on any of these protected classifications.