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Inpatient RN

Company: Hope Health
Location: Providence
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionHopeHealth is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse for its affiliate HopeHealth Hospice & Palliative Care. This position will be located in Providence. This position provides professional nursing care at the Hulitar Hospice Center for the patient, family, and/or caregiver as prescribed by the physician and in compliance with regulations as established by the State Board of Registered Nursing, the patient, and the policies of HopeHealth Hospice & Palliative Care and under the direction of the Patient Care Manager for the Hulitar Hospice Center.The successful candidate will act with a sense of urgency tempered by a disciplined approach and concern for the accuracy and quality of the work performed. The approach will be carefully thought-out, based on a thorough analysis and detailed knowledge of all pertinent facts. The successful candidate will be technically-oriented, with the confidence in acquired professional knowledge and ability to get things done quickly and correctly.This is a fulltime, 36 hour a week position working 7:00p - 7:30a. Duties / Responsibilities

  • Welcomes and admits patients and families to the Inpatient Unit in competent, professional, compassionate, and responsive manner.
  • Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of nursing process. Coordinates all aspects of patient care from initial assessment through discharge. Assesses and evaluates patient's status by:
    • Developing and initiating plan of care in collaboration with patient/caregiver/primary health professional.
    • Regularly re-evaluating patient/family/caregiver needs and responding to changes as needed.
    • Conducting on-going evaluation and revision of care according to patient outcomes.
    • Coordinates patient care and admission including a comprehensive nursing assessment and completion of all required paperwork in accordance with the organization's policies, Federal, State and accreditation standards.
    • Initiates and sustains as needed the implementation of orders for medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician.
    • Initiates and applies appropriate preventive and therapeutic nursing procedures and techniques, maintains communication regarding patient care in collaboration with the primary care providers and associated health professionals.
    • Completes, maintains and submits accurate, relevant and timely documentation, written/electronic, regarding patient's condition and care given. Complies with all confidentiality policies and procedures.
    • Observes the patient for changes in condition and reports these changes and the patient's/family's/caregiver's needs to the attending physician and appropriate supervisory personnel. Records pain/symptom management changes/outcomes as appropriate.
    • Facilitates the patient's care with regard to the activities of daily living by promoting self-sufficiency and optimal comfort care when appropriate. Teaches the patient/family/caregiver self-care techniques as appropriate. Provides medication, diet and other instructions as ordered by the physician and recognizes and utilizes opportunities for health counseling with patients/families/caregivers.
    • Works collaboratively with other interdisciplinary team members. Assesses patient environment and teaches patient/family/caregiver regarding home environment/safety issues when discharge to home is appropriate.
    • The successful candidate will be available to precept three shifts per week during the first two - three months Education / Experience
      • RN required BSN preferred
      • 1-3 years of related experience
      • Must have well developed nursing assessment, clinical skills and communication skills
      • Home care and/or related experience preferred Benefits
        • Competitive health benefits
        • Company matched retirement plan
        • Generous paid time off and holidays
        • Mileage reimbursement
        • Company provided life insurance HopeHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Hope Health, Providence , Inpatient RN, Healthcare , Providence, Rhode Island

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