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Hospice RN

NJ

Details

Hiring Company

Grace Healthcare Services

Positions Available

Full Time

No recruiters please


Position Description

Company Description

Our most significant relationships begin with our patients and their families. Personalized care, peace of mind and satisfaction guide every decision we make. It is the commitment of Grace Healthcare Services to deliver palliative/comfort care to our patients, attending to their physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs, and to serve as a source of strength and support to the family and/or caregiver.

Job Description

  • Coordinate the patient/family care and services including those of the IDT. (interdisciplinary team)
  • Appropriately utilizes the skills and resources of contract personnel such as physical therapy when appropriate.
  • Develops and updates plan of care with the IDT and others involved in the patients care.
  • Provides skilled nursing as determined by the plan of care.
  • Educates patient/family and other primary caregivers, in appropriate care techniques.
  • Serves as the patient/family advocate by maintaining regular communication with attending physicians, long term care facility staff, HMO case managers, and others as well as .
  • May participate in providing bereavement support to families and associated bereavement activities.
  • Ensure and document appropriate use of medication, durable medical equipment and supplies
  • Participates in team meeting.
  • Provide appropriate, coordinated care plans.
  • Monitors the recertification/reauthorization process
  • Reports necessary information to the Team Leader and other members of the IDT for on-call shift report.
  • Responds to on-call issues as clinically appropriate
  • Performs on-site evaluations and supervision of Grace HHAs.

We have openings in Essex, Monmouth, Middlesex, Hudson and Burlington counties.

Qualifications

  • Currently licensed to practice nursing in the state
  • A minimum of two years nursing experience in an acute-care hospital nursing in either medical, surgical or oncology unit or other commensurate experience.
  • Communication Skills

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