Registered Nurse (RN) - Hospice Palliative Care RN - $24-38 per hour

Employer
NurseFly
Location
Lake Saint Louis Missouri
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 03, 2021
Closes
Jan 31, 2021
Ref
986114703111607143982
Contract Type
Permanent

SSM Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Hospice Palliative Care RN for a nursing job in Lake Saint Louis, Missouri.

Job Description & Requirements
  • Specialty: Hospice Palliative Care RN
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Shift: flexible
  • Employment Type: Permanent

Sign On Bonus commitments: $5K bonus = 1 year commitment Lump sum payout upon hire $10K bonus = 2 year commitment. $5k paid upon hire; $5k after 12 months Relocation bonus commitment is 1 year for $5,000 PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
  • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • May perform point of care testing according to policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION
  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing

EXPERIENCE
  • No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.
  • Constant standing and walking.
  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
  • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
  • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
  • Occasional driving.
  • Rare crawling and running.
Eligible for up to $10,000 Sign On Bonus with 2+ years of experience!Eligible for up to $5,000 Sing On Bonus with the minimum qualifications!

SSM Health at Home caregivers bring exceptional healthcare services to your home! Whether your recovering from an injury or learning to manage a chronic illness or medical condition, our experienced caregivers will partner with your physician to develop plan to optimize your quality of life.

SSM Health at Home also offers hospice services to patients with terminal illnesses. We offer pain relief medication, spiritual and counseling services, home medical equipment and therapy service.

We are seeking a Hospice RN who is flexible, autonomous and a self-starter with strong assessment, problem solving and computer skills. In this position you will travel to patient homes and facilities to provide end of life care. Our hospice team is dedicated to helping patients achieve the best quality of life possible, managing symptoms, pain, and anxiety, while providing emotional and spiritual support for our patients and families.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

This position requires travel to patient homes and meeting locations. 

Must maintain a valid Missouri driver’s license.

Must maintain an acceptable driver’s record per company policy.

Must maintain proof of current auto insurance.

Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

About SSM Health

Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God. SSM Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through a robust and fully integrated health care delivery system. The organization’s nearly 40,000 employees and 11,000 providers are committed to providing exceptional health care services and revealing God’s healing presence to everyone they serve.

With care delivery sites in Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma and Wisconsin, SSM Health includes 23 hospitals, more than 290 physician offices and other outpatient and virtual care services, 10 post-acute facilities, comprehensive home care and hospice services, a pharmacy benefit company, a health insurance company and an accountable care organization. It is one of the largest employers in every community it serves.

Our Mission: Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God.

Spending nearly one year developing a single Mission statement and values for the entire organization, SSM Health tasked 3,000 employees with framing it just right. Today that Mission statement is 13 words – short by design. Inspired by our founding religious sisters, our Mission defines the way we do things. Because those words come from employees, we embrace the mission as our own.

Values

Inspired by our founding religious sisters, we value the sacredness and dignity of each person. Therefore, we find these five values consistent with our heritage and ministry:

- Compassion: We reveal the healing presence of God through compassionate care focused on the fullness of the person.

- Respect: We respect life at all stages and promote the dignity and well-being of every person.

- Excellence: We provide exceptional care and service through employees and physicians dedicated to our Mission.

- Stewardship: We use financial, human and natural resources responsibly and care for the environment.

- Community: We cultivate relationships that inspire service and promote justice in our organization and throughout our communities, with special concern for the poor and marginalized.

SSM Health’s Quality Principles

- Patients and other customers are our first priority.

- Quality is achieved through people.

- All work is part of a process.

- Decision-making by facts.

- Quality requires continuous quality improvement.

Vision

Through our participation in the healing ministry of Jesus Christ, communities, especially those that are economically, physically and socially marginalized, will experience improved health in mind, body, spirit and environment within the financial limits of the system.

Benefits

- Medical Plans

- Discounted Medical Premiums (if qualified)

- Dental Plans

- Vision Plans

- Health Savings Account (HSA)

- Health Care FSA

- Dependent Care FSA

- Retirement Savings

- Paid Time Off (PTO)

- Disability

- Life Insurance

- Tuition Reimbursement

- Adoption Reimbursement

- Bereavement

- Employee Assistance Program

- Relocation Bonus (if qualified)

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