Jan 19, 2023

Registered Nurse

  • Sheridan Memorial Hospital
  • Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
General Nursing

Job Description

ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan.

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for planning, coordinating, providing and documenting care for an assigned caseload of patients which may include nursing care to the terminally ill Hospice patient as needed. Provides assistance and understanding to the family in the home care situation, and in time of bereavement. Works as a member of the Hospice team in providing Hospice care. Utilizing physicians' orders and professional skills, the Home Care/Hospice RN develops and implements Home Care/Hospice plan that meets each patient's specific needs and is in compliance with JCAHO, federal and state regulations, reimbursement guidelines as well as agency policies and procedures. Participates in performance improvement and quality assurance activities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrates knowledge of OSHA regulations. Complies with Blood borne Pathogen, TB exposure plans and hazardous waste management program.

In accordance with Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s (SMH) duty to maintain a safe work environment for staff, patients and visitors, and to ensure the facility remains in compliance with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services(CMS) Conditions of Participation, COVID-19 vaccinations or an approved medical or religious exemption is required in accordance with established CMS requirements.

Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products.

Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.