Hospice RN-On Call

Department: Hospice
Status/Schedule: Full Time (Covers every other weekend from Thursday 4:00 pm to Monday 8:00 am and Monday thru Wednesday 4:00 pm to 8:00 am)
Email: lshaffer@ohiocountyhospital.com
Posting Date: 08/04/2020

  • Education: Active RN license in the state of Kentucky.
  • Experience: Completion of a Hospice Training Program or must obtain within the first year of service. Minimum of 1 year broad based nursing experience (i.e. Med-Surg).
  • Description: Responsible for assessing and diagnosing nursing care needs for the Hospice patient in all age groups; for establishing the nursing outcomes for the Hospice visit; for prescribing, delegating, and supervising nursing care; for teaching each patient/family and evaluation each patient's response to nursing care and progress toward agreed upon outcomes. Collaboration with the caretaker, physicians, and other healthcare providers involved in the patient's care to modify the plan of care as needed. Provide support to care taker and other family members in care-taking responsibilities and through the grief process. Provide input to the Hospice Director regarding budget planning, developing departmental policies and procedures and nursing standards of care, as well as other duties as assigned. This position will also entail some administrative duties, supervising duties, as well as assist with coordination community events and volunteer efforts.

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