Registered Nurse – Per Diem

Location: Home Care and Inpatient Facility

Per Diem/On Call Pool

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Completes the nursing assessment of the patient, including assessment of the care givers needs, and develops the plan of care in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team that reflects skilled nursing judgment, medical necessity, measurable patient and care giver objectives, and reasonable goals.

  • Makes regular follow-up visits, at least once per week, as deemed appropriate in the plan of care. Visits hospitalized patients daily. Responds in person, during normal working hours, to the patient's home for patient care.

  • Empowers and supports care givers and patients through education of the disease process and prescribed care regimens.

  • Utilizes principles of palliative and Hospice philosophy to provide holistic care.

Skill & Knowledge Requirements

  • Excellent observation, critical thinking, assessment, nursing judgment and communication skills.

  • Comfortable in maintaining professional boundaries.

  • Interest and desire to give hospice care with a special sensitivity to the needs of the seriously ill population.

  • Sound working knowledge of hospice Conditions of Participation (COPs) and clinical standards of practice.

Educational and Experience Requirements

 

  • Graduate of a registered nursing curriculum; BSN or higher preferred.

  • Two (2) years experience in a healthcare environment or equivalent position.

  • Possession and maintenance of a valid Hawai'i State nursing license.

  • Valid CPR certification.

Hours

  • Scheduled coverage will be scheduled in advance, and is dependent on the agency's needs.

  • Assists in maintaining the 24 hour on-call coverage as needed.

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