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Hospice Nurse in Annandale, VA at Professional Health Care Resources

Date Posted: 4/4/2018

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Job Description

Professional Healthcare Resources, a leader in Home Health, Hospice and Personal Care services in the Washington, DC and Baltimore, Maryland area, seeks a passionate and enthusiastic Hospice Registered Nurse  to join our leadership team in Annandale, VA  agency.
It’s a salary based full-time job.
We are looking for somebody who is ready to take this golden opportunity to enhance the quality of life for another human beings, the one who enjoys the reward of knowing that you made a difference when life matters the most and can share this experience with the team.
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
A clinical professional responsible for ensuring quality total patient care through assessment, planning, interventions, and evaluation of patient needs through nursing care plans for each assigned patient. Under the direction of the physician, will address patient and family needs; use evidence-based practice; directs Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Nursing Assistants, and Home Health Aides in quality patient care; provides appropriate patient/family/caregiver teaching; promotes quality service in accordance with established agency policies and procedures; ensures compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines for all services; meets budgeted productivity standards; assures the quality and growth of the agency and; participates in the education of facility and community healthcare systems
 
  • Performs initial and ongoing comprehensive assessments
  • Acts as case manager by coordinating all patient/family services and prioritizing the patients needs with the members of the interdisciplinary team
  • Applies specific criteria for admission and re-certification to hospice care, as applicable, to establish appropriate levels of care and patient's eligibility
  • Initiates appropriate palliative interventions/symptom management and monitors effectiveness; provides referrals to other services and disciplines as needed
  • Accurately and completes all clinical documentation per agency policy
  • Performs accurate medication review and provides education as needed
  • Identifies and communicates changes in the patient's condition; informs the physician and obtains new orders as needed
  • Coordinates the discharge from service if appropriate or bereavement follow-up after hospice death
 
The successful candidate must have a Minimum of two years of licensed professional medical/surgical nursing experience preferred; LPN experience of at least two years at agency may be substituted.
 
IN OUR COMPANY YOU WILL FIND:
  • Diverse pay system and great earning potential
  • Holiday, weekend and on-call additional pay
  • Cell phone and mileage reimbursement
  • Advanced orientation and annual  educational programs
  • Friendly, family oriented  and caring working environment 
  • Great benefits package which includes health, dental and vision care, PTO, company-paid life insurance and a 401K Plan.