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RN - Hospice

Job ID: 86934
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Evening
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.60
Benefit Eligibility: Part-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a RN - Hospice for a Part Time, 0.60 FTE, Evening position. The salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $43.88 – $69.54. The hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to education, training, work experience, terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreement, seniority, etc.

Hiring bonus and relocation assistance may be available.

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

Job Summary

Responsible for providing direct skilled nursing care and coordination/management of patients admitted to home care/clinic services using considerable judgment and skill in making patient care decisions. Utilizes the professional healthcare process of assessment, problem identification/planning/intervention and clinical/goal outcome evaluation.

Essential Functions

  • Perform initial evaluation of patient/home and apply admission criteria to determine if patient is safe candidate for home health/hospice services.
  • Provide skilled nursing care to patients and skilled education/instruction to patients and caregivers according to the home health/hospice plan of treatment.
  • Performs physical assessments, develops, coordinate, modifies and manages written individualized plan of care, as ordered by the primary physician, to meet patient’s long and short-term medical goals and appropriate/timely home health outcomes.
  • Develops and clinically manages the Home Health Aide’s care plan according to the patient’s evolving personal are needs.
  • Coordinates care, collaborates and communicates with other members of the interdisciplinary team to assure appropriate and smooth flow of care/services through the care continuum.
  • Performs discharge planning appropriately towards patient specific goals/outcomes and evaluate interventions and outcomes of patient care by reviewing long and short-term goals established in the plan of care.
  • Provide accurate, complete and timely clinical documentation in compliance with regulatory, quality and Agency guidelines.
  • Assist with the plan and implementation of family Bereavement services for the following patient death.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

  • Accredited School of Nursing Required: Nursing And
  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred: Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Experience

  • 2 years Required: Acute clinical or home health/hospice nursing experience and
  • 1 year Required: Home health experience preferred or will orient to point of competency and
  • Required: Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs

Credentials

  • Required : Registered Nurse in state of practice and
  • Required : Drivers License and proof of auto insurance and
  • Required Upon Hire: Basic Life Support

Skills

  • Basic computer skills including MS Office applications (Required)
  • Well organized, flexible and able to function independently (Required)
  • Cooperative working skills, leadership skills, and interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with a wide variety of patients, families and staff (Required)

Department / Location Specific Notes

PHOR and SIUSLAW:

  • RN Home Health job classification in ONA bargaining unit.

Home and Community:

  • Will accept valid driver’s license in US or Canada and proof of auto insurance.

Working Conditions

Lifting

  • Patient handling no greater than 35 lbs. without the use of assistive equipment and/or devices (NIOSH).
  • Fine motor skills to be able to grasp and control medical equipment and perform precise procedures.
  • Push/Pull: Frequently up to 45 lbs. force (i.e., WOW, medical carts).
  • Perform hands on CPR at least 20 mins using 100-125 lbs. of force (National Assoc. of EMS Physicians and AHA) Frequency should be seldom or occasionally.
  • Ability to move around area with frequent sitting.
  • Bending/ stooping/ squatting/ reaching/ kneeling frequently.
  • Lifting (non-patient) up to 20 lbs. occasionally and 5 lbs. frequently.

Environmental Conditions

  • Exposure to biohazard, body fluids and airborne particles.
  • Must be able to complete tasks in a noisy environment.

Mental/Visual

  • Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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