Registered Nurse – Hospice House Every other Weekend



Posting Date October 21, 2021
Job Title Registered Nurse – Hospice House Every other Weekend
Specialty Registered Nurse
Hours PT
Overview Current Opening: Every other Saturday & Sunday 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Granite VNA is hiring Registered Nurses! This is a part-time 24 hour per week position. $14.00 WOW differential and applicable weekend and shift differentials. When you join Granite VNA, you have the opportunity to provide high quality nursing care, guidance, and support during the most difficult time of a person's life. The Hospice House Registered Nurse helps us to achieve our mission by delivering age appropriate care to the patient in the home setting utilizing standard nursing best practice: assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation within scope of practice defined by the NH Board of Nursing. RNs will effectively interact with patients, care givers and other healthcare team members while maintaining all standards of professional nursing. RNs will supervise Licensed Practical Nurses and Licensed Nursing Assistants assigned to patients. Essential Job Functions Develops and implements appropriate plan of care (POC) that complies with referral source orders, specific treatment measures, frequency/expected duration and discharge goals in partnership with the patient, healthcare provider, patient representative (if any) and/or caregiver(s) based on thorough assessment incorporating all aspects of patient limitations and goals, and potential discharge environment. Documents accurate and ongoing assessment/reassessment, treatment and discharge of the patient: nursing interventions, patient response to care provided, patient/caregiver educational needs, problems, capabilities, limitations and progress toward goals. Documentation includes evidence of appropriate patient/caregiver teaching, and the understanding of these instructions in accordance with agency guidelines. Engages the patient /caregiver in meaningful education as indicated per care plan. Communicates with all physicians involved in the POC and other health practitioners related to the current POC. Demonstrates responsibility to effectively coordinate the patient’s POC with members of the Interdisciplinary Team and other health professionals through team/patient care conference. Updates patient’s short-term/long-term goals as appropriate based on interdisciplinary team assessments and re-assessments. Participates in interdisciplinary team, agency projects, committees, QAPI program and/or other activities upon request and approval from direct supervisor. Attends Agency In-service programs. Demonstrates the Agency's values in all actions: Respect, Compassion, Competence, Culture of Excellence, Leadership, and Stewardship. Other Job Functions Supervises Licensed Practical Nurses and Licensed Nursing Assistants assigned to patients according to federal and state regulations. Coaches, mentors and precepts new nursing employees and students.
Qualifications Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, accompanied by current New Hampshire nursing license, or compact state license through the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC). One year of recent general medical/surgical or skilled/acute care nursing experience. Proof of completed COVID-19 vaccine required
Agency / Location Granite VNA
30 Pillsbury Street
Concord, NH 03301
Contact Information Abby Ofrias
Granite VNA
30 Pillsbury Street
Concord, New Hampshire 03301
Phone: 603-230-5676
Fax: 603-227-7523
Email: abigail.ofrias@granitevna.org
Website: www.granitevna.org
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