Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Staff Hospice (Variable Shift, 0.0 FTE, Per Diem) to Providence Hospice in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
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In this position you will:
Under the direction of the hospice case manager, provide scheduled and on-call hospice nursing visits to: patients requiring a broad spectrum of care, patients who reside in a variety of environments, and in a wide geopgraphical area by practicing good organizational and time management skills.
Using the nursing assessment and process, makes an assessment of the patient and family's needs to develop the nursing care plan.
Initiate the admission and plan of care. Confer with physicians and other hospice team members to develop the interdisciplinary Hospice plan of care.
Evaluate on an ongoing basis the patient and family’s psychosocial, spiritual, and physical needs, including the need for respite care. Initiate necessary referrals in a timely manner.
Teach, supervise, and counsel the patient and caregivers regarding patient care in accordance with the patient and family's wishes including cultural and religious practices, emotional barriers, desire and motivation to learn, physical and/or cognitive limitations, communication styles, and language barriers.
Maintain patient clinical, progress, and itinerary records to meet JCAHO and Federal regulations.
Direct the care given by the Home Health Aides, respite aides and volunteers by providing verbal and written instruction.
Under the direction of the hospice case manager, updates the interdisciplinary plan of care every 14 days or as patient condition requires.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
Alaska State Registered Nurse License
Valid Alaska driver�s license, reliable transportation and auto insurance in accordance with state automobile laws
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from American Heart Association (AHA)
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Experience in Oncology, Hospice, or Long Term
About the Hospice Program
The hospice program emphasizes quality rather than length of life. Hospice treats the person, not the disease, taking special care in include the family. It coordinates patient care activities with other members of the health care team in a collegial relationship to promote patient comfort and assist in the achievement of a comfortable and peaceful death.
At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.
About the Team
Providence has a long history of serving Alaska, beginning when the Sisters of Providence first brought health care to Nome in 1902 during the Gold Rush. This pioneering spirit set the standard for modern health care in Alaska and formed the foundation for Providence's growth as the state's largest private employer and leading health care provider.
Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers are located in Anchorage, Eagle River, Kodiak Island, Mat-Su, Seward, and Valdez. Our not-for-profit network also provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, outreach programs, and hospice and home care.
We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.
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Requsition ID: 110640
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Patient Care (Non-Acute)
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Per-Diem
Job Shift: Variable
Career Track: Nursing
Department: 1008 AK PHS HOSPICE
Address: AK Anchorage 4001 Dale St
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