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Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Care On call Staff

VITAS Type Full time Posted 8/15/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/17/2014
NJ - New Jersey (All) - Mount Laurel Referral - n/a -    

Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Care On call Staff

Job ID: 2014-30541
Location: New Jersey West
Min. Exp.(Yrs): 2-3yrs
Category: Nursing

More information about this job:

Overview:

The Full-Time On-Call VITAS Nurse is a member of the interdisciplinary team and is the pivotal person in identifying the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of the patient and family.  Responsible for initiating the appropriate intervention and support for the patient and family upon admission to VITAS and provides a continuously appropriate, comprehensive and responsive plan of care.  This position works out our New Jersey West Program and will provide patient care in the following counties:  Mercer, Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland Counties.***All Shift Flexiblility needed 7 days on 7 days off rotation***

Qualifications:
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience as a Registered Nurse within the last five (5) years required.
  • Minimum of (2) years experience in hospice, medical/surgical or home health experience preferred.
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse where the VITAS program is located required.
  • This is a full-time on-call RN Runner position where the nurse is required to be available (on-call) Monday - Friday from 5pm-8am and Friday 5pm through Monday 8am.  The RN will provide patient/family coverage during these hours for one week on-call and one week off-call.  The total hours are eighty (80) per bi-weekly pay period.  Regardless of the on-call working hours, the RN will receive guaranteed pay of eighty (80) hours per bi-weekly pay period.
  • Patient coverage areas are Mercer, Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland Counties.
  • Reliable transportation with appropriate insurance coverage required.  Mileage reimbursement provided.
Education:
  • Completion of course study as required to acquire NJ RN state licensure.
  • ADN required.