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RN Hospice

Riverside Healthcare


Location:
Norfolk, VA
Date:
06/23/2017
2017-06-232017-07-22
Job Code:
112511
Categories:
  • Healthcare/Medical
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RN HOSPICE at Riverside
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RN Hospice

Nursing

RIVERSIDE SHORE HOSPICE

SHORE HOSPICE NURSING

Full Time

Day Shift

8AM - 4:30PM (M-F)

Riverside Hospice on Virginia's Eastern Shore has an opening for an RN to cover clinical visits to patient homes.

Job Description: Works under the supervision of the Clinical Manager and the nurse manager 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. Responsible for supervising and delegating non-professional personnel working directly with him/her to ensure optimum patient care. Must demonstrate competence in dealing with age related needs of specific patient populations served in their assigned area. Works under the direction of leadership and a multi-disciplinary team (physical, speech, or occupational therapy; medical social services, and Home Health Aide services) to provide a comprehensive range of services or clinical care associated with and in accordance with standards of excellence established by Riverside Health system and facility goals and strategic plans. Supports the hospice philosophy.

EDUCATION: Registered Nursing diploma from an accredited school of Professional Nursing or higher required. BSN preferred. Specialty certification in field highly encouraged.

LICENSURE: Licensed RN by the State of Virginia or compact state. Must have BLS certification per departmental requirements. Current, valid drivers 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: Experience preferred in an acute care setting but not required.

HOURS: Full time. Monday through Friday: 8AM-4:30PM with evening and weekend call as required.

 

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