Join our Riverside Hospice team in Gloucester, Virginia! We are currently hiring for a Part Time On Call Registered Nurse. $5,000 Sign On Bonus Available!!!
Job Summary: Works under the supervision of the Nurse manager and the Director and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating the total nursing care of assigned patients on an intermittent visiting basis. The RN may work in a variety of settings (typically in a home care type setting) and roles within Riverside Health System. The RN utilizes communication, critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making to create a care plan for each patient based on physiological, psychosocial and cultural diversity. The RN On-Call provides support to the agency after hours via phone or patient visit as necessary. Will take calls from patients regarding issues or concerns and triage the clients' needs as to whether a visit is necessary or if the problem can be handled via patient/caregiver education via phone. Will be responsible for taking any after-hours referrals and forwarding information to the Care Manager on call. Is responsible for assessing all of the patients' physical, functional, ADL, psychosocial, spiritual, communication, cultural and environmental needs when applicable via phone or via patient visit. The On-Call nurse works effectively within RHCD to maintain an environment of excellence which is patient focused and provides timely, appropriate, compassionate, quality client care. Supports the Hospice Philosophy.
Educational Requirements: Must be a graduate from an approved School of Professional Nursing with a minimum of a diploma. ASN, BSN preferred. Specialty certification in field highly encouraged.
Certification/Licensure Requirements: Licensed RN by the State of Virginia or compact state. Must have or obtain ACLS, PALS and/or BLS per departmental requirements. Current, valid driver's license and acceptable driving record required upon hire and to be maintained during employment. Must also have reliable transportation to make visits to patient homes each day.
Experience Requirements: Experience preferred in an acute care setting but not required.
Days and Hours: Monday - Wednesday, 4:30 PM - 8:00 AM