Hospice RN

At Twilight Hospice & Palliative Care

Full Time
Dallas, TX
Posted 2 weeks ago

Are you a RN who has a heart for compassion and making a difference in your
patient’s life?

Are you burned out and ready to be apart of a work family?

Are you looking for a position where you are valued?

If so, look no further. * _At Twilight Hospice & Palliative Care_* is
interested in you.

Join our team * _At Twilight_* as we expand our talent and services
to impact many families, caregivers, and patients in need of compassionate,
quality care. * _At Twilight_* prides ourselves on quality, integrity,
compassion, and innovation. Join a team who exemplifies heart, service and
collaboration as we continue growing our unified vision and team.

Position Description

Primary functions are to administer skilled nursing care for clients of all
ages in their place of residence, coordinate care with the interdisciplinary
team, patient/family and referring agency; and assumes the responsibility for
coordination of care.

Principal Responsibilities

Initial and ongoing comprehensive assessments of the impact of the terminal
disease on the patients physical, functional, psychosocial, and environmental
needs and ADLs, i.e. risk for grief, cultural/spiritual.

Implement the individualized POC and recommend revisions to the plan as
necessary.

Consulting with and educating the patient/family regarding disease process,
dietary needs, self-care techniques, end-of-life care. Providing training to
other staff as needed.

Initiating appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.

Preparing clinical and progress notes that demonstrate progress toward
established goals.

Coordinating all patient/family services and prioritization of needs with the
members of IDT.

Use of case management approach and referring to other services as needed.

Informing physician and other personnel of changes in the patient’s needs and
outcomes of intervention, while evaluating patient/family response to care.

Determining scope and frequency of services needed based on acuity and
patient/family needs.

Assessing ability of the caregiver to meet the patient’s immediate needs upon
admission and throughout care.

Evaluating own needs for support and using identified systems to meet the
need.

Communicating information using correct process and technology available to
the organization.

Applying specific criteria for admission and re-certification to hospice care
to establish appropriate levels of care and the patient’s eligibility.

Perform on-call responsibilities and provide on-call service to
patients/families as assigned.

Qualifications

* Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate School of Nursing
* Current state licensed as a Registered Nurse
* Two years’ experience as a Registered Nurse in a clinical care setting preferred, hospice or home health preferred
* Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively.
* Demonstrates proven decision-making skills. Able to read, write, and comprehend English.
* Current State Driver’s License

Position : PRN, Part-Time. Pay is hourly. Competitive pay.

Location : North Richland Hills, TX

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team and advancing your career
with a great company, please submit your resume here or email to
amy.barrilleaux@crgrehab.com OR to lyndsey.elzner@crgrehab.com

INDCRG

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