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Registered Nurse (RN), Hospice

Company: CHP Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center
Location: Defiance
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

* *Local, Inpatient Hospice Care** *3 a.m. - 3 p.m., every 3rd Wednesday and every 3rd weekend*Work one-on-one with patients in a 12-bed inpatient hospice center in Defiance, Oh. Challenge and expand your nursing and case management skills and realize the satisfaction of impacting physical, emotional, and spiritual health needs.*About Our Company*Come be a part of our forward-looking company with the potential for growth and opportunity. CHP is a local, nonprofit organization established to care for our communities. We are looking for energetic team members to provide exceptional care through compassion, care, and respect.*What You Will Do*Deliver one-on-one care for clients in an inpatient hospice setting, including routine nursing procedures (blood pressure, injections, and vital signs), observation, assessment, medication management, IV therapy. Patients requiring hospice nursing services are terminally ill. A hospice RN provides education about diagnosis and the plan of care and provides comfort and concern for both patient and family.*Job Responsibilities** Monitor patient's condition and assess their needs to provide the best possible care and advice* Observe and interpret patient's symptoms and communicate them to physicians* Collaborate with physicians and nurses to devise individualized care plans for patients* Perform routine procedures (blood pressure measurements, administering injections, etc.) and fill in patients' charts* Adjust and administer patient's medication and provide treatments according to physician's orders* Deliver supportive and compassionate care to patients and their families*Skills*A successful Hospice RN uses a variety of skills and clinical knowledge to provide the most comprehensive care.* Strong interpersonal skills that allow getting to know your patients, build personal rapport and establish trust while increasing the patients' comfort* Initiative to make independent decisions when required and accept direction and requests from patients* Compassion for patients and their families* Outstanding organizational and multi-tasking skills* Patient with excellent problem-solving skills* Flexibility to work in a variety of living environments* Knowledge of clinical skills including changing bandages, giving tube feedings, administering shots, and setting up and monitoring IVs* Knowledge of health and safety guidelines and procedures (sanitation, decontamination, etc.) and willingness to follow them at all times*Qualifications** Proven experience as a registered nurse* Driver's license and reliable, insured, vehicle* Licensed RN* Valid Ohio nursing licenseBe a part of a well-established, growing, community-based hospice organization!Job Type: Part-timeMedical specialties:* Hospice & Palliative MedicinePhysical setting:* InpatientStandard shift:* Evening shift* Night shiftWeekly schedule:* Weekend availabilityAbility to commute/relocate:* Defiance, OH 43512: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)Experience:* Hospice care: 1 year (Preferred)* Acute care: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* State Nursing License (Required)Shift availability:* Day Shift (Preferred)* Night Shift (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: CHP Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center, Fort Wayne , Registered Nurse (RN), Hospice, Other , Defiance, Indiana

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