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RN After Hours Triage Per Diem (Hybrid Schedule) - Hospice Snohomish

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Everett
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description



Providence is calling a Registered Nurse After Hours Triage (Per Diem, Variable Shift) to Hospice Snohomish at SCS Hospice in Everett, Washington. Primarily work from home.



This is primarily a work at home position triaging patient/family phone calls, consulting about end-of-life pain and symptom mangement. There will be times where home visits need to be done while on shift. The Hospice Nurse serves as a member of the interdisciplinary hospice team, assessing, planning, and providing nursing care to terminally ill patients. In doing so, the nurse addresses, in a holistic way, the needs of terminally ill patients and their families. The nurse strives to anticipate changes in patients' conditions, avoid crises, promote patient and family choice, assure continuity of care, and enhances the quality of life of dying patients.



In this position you will:





  • Assess the needs of Hospice and families by phone, with special attention to the symptoms and comfort of the patient; provide immediate problem-solving support.

  • Contact covering MD's to obtain needed medications, arrange for nursing visit if needed, and/or provide follow-up communication to other Hospice staff regarding patient/family needs.

  • Implement nursing interventions based on the Plan of Care and Providence policies and procedures.

  • Anticipate disease progression and implications for pain and symptom management at end of life.

  • Inform patient and family of current and anticipated changes in patient condition as appropriate.

  • Evaluate and document patient and family response to interventions, revise the Plan of Care as appropriate

  • Document RN assessments, interventions, and communications accurately and timely according to established standards

  • All required documentation will be complete, accurate and timely. Be able to document nursing assessments and interventions related to symptom management and palliative care, grief and quality of life issues for patient/families receiving Hospice care. Documents in electronic health record.

  • Promote and practice patient/family, personal and environmental safety while performing job duties according to agency policies and procedures.

  • Participate in relevant educational activities to provide competent care to patients/caregivers, to improve the nursing process, and to seek personal and professional growth.

  • Display professionalism in the work environment in all areas including communication with both internal and external customers and time management skills.

  • Maintain productivity as per agency standard.



  • Assess the needs of Hospice and families by phone, with special attention to the symptoms and comfort of the patient; provide immediate problem-solving support.

  • Contact covering MD's to obtain needed medications, arrange for nursing visit if needed, and/or provide follow-up communication to other Home Health staff regarding patient/family needs.

  • Implement nursing interventions based on the Plan of Care and Providence policies and procedures.

  • Anticipate disease progression and implications for pain and symptom management at end of life.

  • Inform patient and family of current and anticipated changes in patient condition as appropriate.

  • Evaluate and document patient and family response to interventions, revise the Plan of Care as appropriate.

  • Document RN assessments, interventions, and communications accurately and timely according to established standards





    Required qualifications for this position include:





    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

    • Current Washington State Registered Nurse (RN) License

    • Current provider BLS (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) certification

    • Driver auto insurance

    • Driver's license





      Preferred qualifications for this position include:





      • One (1) year of nursing experience

      • Medical/Surgical, Hospice or Home Health experience





        About the ministry you will serve.



        Providence Hospice and Home Care provides quality, timely, comprehensive medical care in the homes of patients in Snohomish County in Washington State, including Camano Island. Our Mission is to improve the quality of life of our community by providing professional, compassionate, quality care, in appropriate settings, enabling individuals and families to manage health care problems and life-threatening illnesses. The wide-ranging care we provide includes the service of physicians, registered nurses, CWCN registered nurse wound care specialists, medical social workers, rehabilitation therapists, home health aides, chaplains and volunteers.



        About Providence

        At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

        Requsition ID: P338201
        Company: Providence Jobs
        Job Category: Patient Care (Non-Acute)
        Job Function: Clinical Care
        Schedule: Per-Diem
        Shift: Variable
        Career Track: Nursing
        Department: 3305 HOSPICE WA EVERETT
        Address: WA Everett 2731 Wetmore Ave

        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.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Everett , RN After Hours Triage Per Diem (Hybrid Schedule) - Hospice Snohomish, Healthcare , Everett, Washington

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