• On-Call RN

    Job Locations US-NY-Nassau County
    Req #
    253871
    Agency
    MJHS Hospice & Palliative Care
    Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Postal Code
    11572
    Category
    Hospice Nursing
    Office or Field
    Office-based
  • Overview

    Do you have a "Hospice Heart"?

     

    If your answer is yes, then you are just the nurse we are looking for. When days cannot be added to a life, we add life to remaining days. Our multidisciplinary teams offer culturally-sensitive, end-of-life and palliative care services to patients and their families at home or in assisted living communities, skilled nursing facilities and hospitals

     

    Responsibilities

    Ask about our Sign On Bonus!!!

     

     

    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. 

     

    This is an evening/overnight position with working hours that fall between 5pm and 9am.  home care, nursing, RN, homecare, nurse, hospice, home care hospice, hospice nurse, hospice rn<

    Qualifications

    • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing
    • Two years experience in medical-surgical, Community Health, Hospice or Oncology nursing
    • New York State RN licensure
    • NYS valid drivers license preferred
    • CHPN preferred or willing sit for the national board certification CHPN within one year of hire

    Benefits

    We truly value our staff and further acknowledge their contributions by offering:

     

    • Sign On Bonus
    • Generous time off including a birthday holiday
    • Employer contributed pension plan
    • Employee and family health coverage
    • Competitive salaries
    • Employee tuition reimbursement
    • Dependent tuition reimbursement
    • 403(b) retirement plan

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