RN Admissions/Float Nurse

Employer
Hospice of Huntington.org
Location
Huntington, WV, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Sep 16, 2017
Closes
Sep 29, 2017
Ref
9f2a687811
Specialty
Office
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

RN Team Nurse -Full-time in the Hospice of Huntington Home Care Program

Are you looking for a career change? Consider Hospice of Huntington where we provide focused, compassionate care to our patients wherever they call home.

DUTIES:

  • Perform assessment of assigned patients and derive nursing diagnoses based on assessment data.
  • Plan nursing interventions in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team to resolve current problems or prevent potential problems.
  • Provide teaching to patients/families to assist in the patients comfort as needed.
  • Provide emotional support to patients/families in a manner that fosters independence and affirms existing strengths.
  • Assess the need for home health aide services.
  • Assess and provide pain management strategies to assist with the patients comfort.
  • Promote working in a team environment.
  • Provide management of team to ensure continuity of care for Hospice patients and families.
  • Other job duties as assigned

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited professional school of nursing; BSN preferred.
  • Licensed registered nurse in West Virginia and Ohio.
  • Minimum of 2 years registered nursing experience, preferred; home health or hospice nursing preferred.
  • Proof of liability insurance; Proof of reliable transportation.

*May be required to work in the Hospice House Program as needed

Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Description

Hospice of Huntington provides compassionate physical, emotional and spiritual care for those with a life-limiting illness, and continued support for their families.

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