[Close] 

RN CLINICAL NURSE HH - HOSPICE

RN CLINICAL NURSE HH - HOSPICE-HOM000PA

Description

Position: Clinical Nurse HH
Department: UNC Hospice Services
Hours: Friday, Saturday and Sunday (on call position)
This position will be responsible for providing the primary responsibility for end-of-life care and Hospice services to patients in the UNC Hospice Home or community setting in a manner consistent with UNC Hospice standards of practice. The individual must be able to work independently, and have demonstrated patient care planning and teaching skills with strong written and verbal communication skills. This position requires the ability to initiate communication with physicians and other staff members to coordinate optimal care and use of resources for the patient/family. Care is delivered in a holistic, family-centered manner anticipating, preventing and treating undesirable symptoms or secondary symptoms and assisting in determining the need to change the level of care based upon assessment and collaboration with the Attending Physician or Medical Director.
Will implement care to achieve outcomes of comfortable and safe dying, self-determined life closure and effective grieving for patient and family. Will maintain the dignity of the dying patient while supporting their unique spiritual and cultural beliefs; provide appropriate support at the time of death, including disposition of medications, notification of funeral home, etc. according to agency policy. Will attend interdisciplinary team meetings for full team discussions, consultation and evaluation of patient/family needs. Will maintain documentation r/t care coordination including direct patient care, medication administration, phone calls, communication, visits, and other pertinent clinical information. Will participate in Quality Assessment Performance Improvement Program (QAPI) as requested.

Qualifications

Graduation from a state-accredited school of professional nursing. Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina. One (1) year of nursing experience caring for acute and chronically ill patients or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Primary Location

United States-North Carolina-Pittsboro

Department

U-1000-HOSPICE SERVICES

Shift

Rotating
None

Don't Be Fooled

The fraudster will send a check to the victim who has accepted a job. The check can be for multiple reasons such as signing bonus, supplies, etc. The victim will be instructed to deposit the check and use the money for any of these reasons and then instructed to send the remaining funds to the fraudster. The check will bounce and the victim is left responsible.

More Jobs

RN Clinical Nurse HH - Hospice
Pittsboro, NC UNC Health Care Systems
RN CLINICAL NURSE HH PPV - HOSPICE
Chapel Hill, NC UNC Health Care
RN Clinical Nurse HH PPV - Hospice
Pittsboro, NC UNC Health Care Systems
RN Clinical Nurse HH PPV - Hospice
Chapel Hill, NC UNC Health Care Systems
RN Clinical Nurse (per Diem) - Chatham Inpatie...
Pittsboro, NC UNC Health Care Systems
RN Clinical Nurse - Hospice H
Pittsboro, NC UNC Health Care Systems