Nov 19, 2021

RN - PRN - Afterhours Call Center - PRN DIFF/NIGHT DIFF/WEEKEND DIFF

  • The Denver Hospice
  • Denver, CO 80230, USA
General Nursing

Job Description

The Denver Hospice has an immediate opening for a Registered Nurse PRN to assist in our Call Center

Location: 8299 E. Lowry Blvd., Denver, Co 80230
Status: PRN
Schedule: nights/weekends

Hourly Pay Range: $31.49 - $42.51

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:

  • Sick Leave - Accrued
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Referral Bonus
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan w/ Employer Match
  • Employer Assistance Program
  • Employee Recognition Program

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for answering after-hour calls in an effort to facilitate caller access to appropriate level of care. The RN-CCC functions as a resource and provides support across all affiliates.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Responds to incoming calls in a timely, professional manner and triages (as appropriate) to address and/or support the needs of the caller.
  • Coordinates and collaborates with providers, the medical directors, nurses, social workers, chaplains and other professionals to evaluate and address patient needs
  • The RN-CCC assesses needs, offers clinical options, as well as referrals, to health care providers, services and community resources using telephone and information system technologies.
  • Promotes wellness and informed decisions by providing general health information, home care advice and/or prevention concepts.
  • Telephonically provides skilled nursing coordination of care to patient/family/facility as determined by plan of care (POC).
  • Reviews care plan with patient/family and communicates with attending provider for medication and supply ordering. Provides nursing support based on patient/family goals to achieve life closure. Modifies care plan as necessary.
  • Utilizes sound nursing judgement and strong assessment skills to perform complex telephone interview and triaging as appropriate.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.
  • Minimum Experience: 1-2 years of experience in hospice/palliative care, medical/surgical, public health, oncology, acute care or home health.
  • Required License: Current Colorado RN license. Valid Colorado state driver license and proof of auto insurance.
  • CPR certification

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to lift minimum of 30 lbs.
The Denver Hospice is affiliated with Care Synergy, a nonprofit network of community-based hospice and palliative care organizations serving Colorado’s Front Range and the Region’s Largest Home Health, Hospice, and Palliative Care Network. Care Synergy provides mission support services to better equip The Denver Hospice to operate as a distinct and independent organization while working together to share best practices and serve more Coloradans along the Front Range.
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