Hospice Community After-Hours on Call RN $5,000 sign-on bonus!



Posting Date November 12, 2020
Job Title Hospice Community After-Hours on Call RN $5,000 sign-on bonus!
Specialty Registered Nurse
Hours FT
Overview Hospice Community On-call RN $5,000 sign-on bonus! Current Work Schedule: Friday, Saturday & Sunday 3 p.m. - 8 a.m. Patient visits from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m., on-call hours from 5 p.m. - 8 a.m. Full time, salaried. The Hospice Community On Call Registered Nurse provides on-call coverage for the agency’s hospice program during the hours that the agency is closed and completes hospice visits. Upon request of the Administrator on Call will assist the other programs. Essential Functions Responds to and/or triage calls during on-call hours in a timely manner and documents all telephone contacts, patient care observations and interventions. After triaging calls, document outcomes of call along with patient/caregivers responses and if any further instruction is needed in Home Care System. Prioritizes calls and completes visit for patients as needed. Communicates with and supports after-hours staff in assessing and treating patient's needs. Documents all interim verbal orders obtained from the physician accurately in Home Care System and communicate to all members of the team to ensure implementation. Receives and records accurate and thorough referral information requests for services. Notifies the Intake Nursing Staff of the referral. Records the outcome of all inquiries and referrals received and provides appropriate follow-up when an inquiry or initial referral cannot be serviced during on-call hours. Provides skilled professional nursing care to patient/family/caregivers as prescribed by the physician and in compliance with agency policies when called upon after-hours. Completes clinical documentation of all after-hours calls and visits, including problems and interventions within the Home Care System timely and in accordance with agency policies and procedures. Completes an on-call log on telephone calls as received. Submits on a daily basis. Communicates with the interdisciplinary team to ensure proper patient follow-up on previous night's after-hours calls. Provides accurate information to customer making telephone inquiries regarding Home Care. Hospice, Personal Home Services and other agency services. Notifies after-hours administrator on-call when necessary and/or when guidance needed. Communicates clearly with professional staff regarding expected "call-backs" and relays information to physicians and others. Maintains a positive working relationship with referral sources and individuals seeking information. Other Job Functions Demonstrates flexibility and accepts other duties as assigned Demonstrates knowledge of Medicare Regulations and delivers care in accordance with Medicare Condition of Participation (COP) for hospice. Arranges to have needed supplies and equipment in the patient's home. Appropriately uses supplies and equipment. Seeks out education for any unfamiliar procedures.
Qualifications Graduate of an accredited nursing program Two years recent experience as a Registered Nurse in community health, medical/surgical in an acute or skilled long-term care setting Posses a valid RN license issued by the State of New Hampshire
Agency / Location Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association
30 Pillsbury Street
Concord, NH 03301
Contact Information Christine Caccia
Concord Regional VNA
30 Pillsbury Street
Concord, New Hampshire 03301
Phone: 6032244093
Fax:
Email: christine.caccia@crvna.org
Website: www.crvna.org
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