On-Call RN Part-time

Employer
Location
MJHS Hospice & Palliative Care, Bronx, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
9/29/2017
Closes
10/29/2017
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
 
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  We believe that nurses give their best care when they know they are being cared for too. When you work for MJHS, you’ll be valued and respected for your dedication to world-class patient care. You’ll be encouraged and challenged to learn and grow. Most of all, you’ll be rewarded with work/life programs that help you balance your priorities and enjoy the career you’ve always wanted. You won’t find that everywhere. But you will find it here.  
 
  Overview:
Our groundbreaking hospice and palliative care programs offer a significant difference when dealing with a life-limiting condition. We offer a broad range of services in the community or facility-based to help patients and their families ease the burden of managing a life-limiting illness or end of life care.

Responsibilities:
Responsible for providing on call patient visits scheduled, or unscheduled, for urgent physical and psycho-social issues during after hours scheduled shift, in coordination with Call Center Triage and On Call Manager. Available via cell phone to respond to Triage visit requests, and communicates effectively with the on call team, including Hospice physician to address urgent patient needs, and establish a safe plan of care. Implements plan of care, educating patient/primary caregiver on changes to plan of care, including medication management, patient safety, and symptom management. Attends patient deaths as directed to provide emotional support and guidance to family. Reports off to triage and primary Hospice team concerning patient related visit, changes to plan of care, and follow up needs. Follows NYS Standards for Professional Registered Nurse.home care, nursing, RN, homecare, nurse, hospice, home care hospice, hospice nurse, hospice rn

Qualifications:
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. At least two years experience in Medical-Surgical Nursing, Community Health, Hospice or Oncology nursing preferred. New York State RN licensure, NYS valid drivers license preferred. Will sit for the national board certification CHPN within one year of hire. Word, Excel, Windows applications

Benefits:
We truly value our staff and further acknowledge their contributions by offering:
  • Employee and family health coverage
  • Competitive salaries
  • Employer contributed pension plan
  • Generous time off
  • Employee tuition reimbursement
  • Dependent tuition reimbursement
  • 403(b) retirement plan

 
 

We are an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V.

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