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Hospice Admissions RN PRN- Capital Caring Health

Hospice Admissions RN PRN- Capital Caring Health

locationManassas Dr, Virginia 20111, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/26/2024
Full Time

It’s inspiring to work with a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they’re doing!

When you become part of the Chapters Health Team, you’ll realize it’s more than a job. It’s a mission. We’re committed to providing outstanding patient care and a high level of customer service in our communities every day. Our employees make all the difference in our success!

Supervisory Responsibilities:

The Admissions RN is responsible for supervising LPNs, CNAs, Unit Secretaries, and Volunteers.

Experience Requirements:

The RN must have at least two years of public health/community health, med surg or related nursing experience. Experience in home care, hospice, and/or oncology nursing preferred.

Education Requirements:

The RN must have at least a Diploma or Associates degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program. BSN preferred.

Required Certificates and/or Licenses:

The RN must have licensure from the governing body for practice for the District of Columbia, State of Maryland, and/or the Commonwealth of Virginia, based on the state/jurisdiction of practice; or licensure from the compact state. Healthcare Provider BLS (CPR) is required to practice in State of Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Quality Provision of Services:

  • Initiates appropriate referrals to other disciplines and/or community.
  • Implements approved emergency medications appropriately and effectively.
  • Initiates preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures to maximize quality of life.
  • Functions as a member of the regional and admissions team by demonstrating flexibility in work schedules and shared responsibility for delivery of care.
  • In collaboration with the Clinical Supervisor and Executive Director, conducts orientation, teaching, mentoring, and training or supervision of the orientation and training of Hospice employees and volunteers assigned to the clinical service.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities, QUAPI program and hospice sponsored inservice training. Serves on committees or teams as approved by the clinical manager.
  • Assumes responsibility for own professional growth and development in order to improve, maintain and develop new skills by participating in ongoing education and maintaining knowledge of current nursing practice through journals, literature review, etc.
  • Evaluates own needs for support and uses identified system(s) to meet the need.

Organizational/Regulatory Compliance:

  • Explains hospice philosophy, goals, and services to patients and families to ensure their understanding of Capital Caring Health's program.
  • With Team Social Worker, when present, secures admission to Capital Caring Health.
  • Chooses appropriate Hospice program to best meet patient/family needs.
  • Initiates the patient's plan of care in accordance with nursing needs specified in the approved plan of treatment an din collaboration with patient/family, primary physician and other members of the interdisciplinary team. Identifies problems, goals, and interventions.
  • Uses the nursing process to meet the needs of the patient/family. Develops a plan of care with the patient/family and the other members of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Documents care provided into the medical record, including clinical information, nursing services delivered, communications and physicians orders in a timely manner using appropriate forms/formats according to Capital Caring Health policies/procedures.
  • Teaches and supervises the teaching of family/household members/persons who are responsible for assisting the patient with his/her nursing or personal care needs to empower them to meet the patient's needs.
  • Prepares and coordinates clinical notes on nursing services delivered in order to document care into the medical record.
  • Delivers, or supervises the delivery of, skilled nursing services as outlined in the plan of care with focus on palliative, preventive, and rehabilitative nursing care and according to Hospice policies/procedures.

This position requires consent to drug and/or alcohol testing after a conditional offer of employment is made, as well as on-going compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Policy.