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REGISTERED NURSE HOSPICE

REGISTERED NURSE HOSPICE

ID 
2017-23950
Site 
VHSNJ AT HOME LLC
Job Locations 
US-NJ-Totowa
Status 
Full Time
Shift 
Day
Shift Hours 
8:30-4:30 or 10:00 to 6:00

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Overview

How have you impacted someone’s life today?  At VHSNJ at Home we take exceptional pride in our work and are passionate about delivering the highest quality of clinical care. By applying innovative services within the comforts of patient’s homes, our Registered Nurses deliver advanced clinical care to patients who return to their homes following hospitalization or to those requiring assistance to remain in the comfort and security of their home due to an illness, injury or disability. VHSNJ at Home is changing the way home care is delivered.  

Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse Hospice includes:

 

  • Caring for terminally ill patients and their families in homes, Nursing Homes, Assisted Living and hospitals. 
  • The RN assesses and evaluates care needs and assist Hospice Patients and their families with the Hospice admission process.
  • Registered Nurse is responsible for professional nursing care to patients in their home by assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating care needs in individual and continuing basis of assigned patients in keeping with agency policies and procedures and external regulations.
  • Caring for the immediate needs of the Hospice Patient and their families.
  • Developing a plan of care to meet those needs. 
  • Medication reconciliation and education. 
  • Communication to the Hospice team all findings and needs.
  • Work well with the interdisciplinary team
  • Work well with the terminally ill and their self-appointed  families
  • Medication Management skills
  • Flexibility with working with patients and families in creating individualized plans of care to meet patient and family needs.

 

Qualifications

  • RN license in the state of New Jersey
  • Graduated from an accredited School of Nursing
  • BSN preferred
  • Must Have NJ Drivers license with an available registered and insured vehicle
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) required
  • At least 2 years of med surg and/or long term care experience preferred. 
  • Hospice experience required
  • IV certification a plus and experience with the management of Central line preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong Clinical assessment skills.

 

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

 

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