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DATE ADDED: Sun 29/03/2020

Registered Nurse-PM

GREEN BAY, WI, US
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COMPANY: UNITY HOSPICE WI

JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Position Summary The Float Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for the care of patients and/or family members who need assistance with symptom management, education and other non-routine patient care needs. This includes conducting patient assessments, obtaining orders as needed and updating the patient’s plan of care and medication list accordingly. The Crisis RN works in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team members. This position will be scheduled 11p-7a shifts each week. This role is eligible for a $5,000 sign on bonus and a $1,500 referral incentive. Qualifications Associate’s degree in nursing required, Bachelor’s degree nursing preferred Current unrestricted Registered Nurse licensure from the State of Wisconsin Minimum of 2 years RN experience required, equivalent nursing experience may be considered Excellent critical thinking skills Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License, reliable transportation and proof of current automobile insurance coverage Key Job Duties Residence Registered Nurse Provide clinical and supporting case management based on patient’s diagnosis and end-of-life symptoms Complete initial, comprehensive and updated assessments of patient and family needs Develop, implement and review care plans for patient and family. Update care plan as the needs of the patient and family change Prepare for and participate in interdisciplinary team meetings as scheduled Communicate with all interdisciplinary team members Report appropriate findings and communicate significant changes to attending physician and process physician/NP orders Manage individual patient medication and Residence contingency medications Administer and titrate medication according to physician/nurse practitioner orders Delegate nursing duties to LPN and supervise care provided by CNA Prioritize daily work and make adjustments while taking into account the needs of patients, Unity and other staff Complete new patient admissions as needed Crisis Registered Nurse Provide skilled nursing assessment and appropriate intervention Update the plan of care as necessary Respond to urgent patient/family needs in collaboration with triage nursing staff Initiate crisis care as needed Report appropriate findings and significant changes to the primary team, attending physician and primary caregiver Provide education to patient/family members on disease progression, symptom management, medication and other associated patient care needs Administer and titrate medication according to physician/nurse practitioner orders Record all received orders to the Electronic Medical Record and initiate follow up as needed Prioritize daily work and make adjustments taking into account the needs of patients, Unity and other staff Communicate with inter-disciplinary team members Triage Registered Nurse Telephone triage and follow-up to patient care related contacts Responsible for providing skilled nursing assessment and intervention Provide updates to interdisciplinary team and attending physicians Update Plan of Care as necessary Provide education to patients and family members on symptom management, disease progression, medication and other associated patient care needs Record and maintain complete and accurate records of patient and physician communications Fax/call new and refill prescriptions according to physician orders Record all received orders to the Electronic Medical Record and initiate follow up as needed Respond to patient needs according to medical priority. Provide assistance and direction to patient care staff as needed Coordinate volunteer deliveries
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