VNA

  • Registered Nurse (RN) - Hospice (Weekends)

    ID
    2019-2131
    Job Location
    US-FL-Vero Beach
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Work Days
    Saturday and Sunday (third day is flexible)
    Work Hours
    12 hours/day
  • Overview

    The VNA provides compassionate, innovative care of the highest quality, setting the standard for patients and caregivers needing private care, home health, hospice, and community health services. Together, we provide the highest quality patient care.

     

    Come Join our team of passionate and skilled professionals! By choosing to work for the VNA, you would be working with an agency that has been voted ‘Best Place to Work’ for 7 years in Indian River County because of the benefits we offer our associates, such as:

    • Competitive pay 
    • Flexible schedules available for some positions
    • Accrue up to18 paid days off to start, 6 observed holidays
    • up to 90% coverage of health insurance costs
    • Onsite, no-cost wellness clinic staffed by a VNA ARNP
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Free CEU credits
    • Several local and national discounts

     

    The Visiting Nurse Association of the Treasure Coast is seeking a Full time RN to perform weekend visits with the Hospice Home Team. This position will assume responsibility for providing skilled nursing care and health teaching to patients and their significant others in the home setting.

    Responsibilities

    • Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician. Observes patient condition to monitor response to treatment. Counsels and teaches patient and significant others to accomplish goals. Conducts physical assessment and history to determine health problems and determines intervention required. Establishes and follows a care plan which addresses problems requiring intervention.
    • Assesses patient and family for appropriateness of and acceptance for hospice care. Serves on agency committees as requested.
    • Assists in orientation of new staff nurses. Provides supervision to Home Health Aides and prepares their assignments. Participates in community health projects. 
    • Maintains clinical records according to agency, State and Federal guidelines. Participates in QA activities as assigned. Understands medico-legal implications of records and recordings. 
    • Determines the focus of each patient visit. Refers to other resources within the agency and to appropriate other community agencies as needed. Recognizes families' abilities, limitations, and stresses, and helps them cope with their changing roles. 
    • Coordinates services of interdisciplinary team. May participate in agency in-service education programs. Attends all staff meetings requested by supervisor and a minimum of six (6) per year. 
    • Assists with flow of communication from weekend staff to weekday staff.

    Qualifications

    • Current RN license in the State of Florida
    • Minimum of 1 year experience as an RN in the field of Hospice

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