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Hospice RN

Company: Sigma Inc
Location: Newport News
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

10116070 - RN Hospice - Newport News, VA - 13 Weeks Contract

Sigma Healthcare staffing is looking for an experienced Hospice Registered Nurse to work in our clients facility.

Shift: 8.00hr - AM

Summary:


  • We are seeking a compassionate hospice nurse to provide our terminally ill patients with quality care. In this role, you will be assessing patients' medical conditions, maintaining patients' comfort during the final stages of life, and providing loved ones with guidance and support. To ensure success, hospice nurses should exhibit experience in a similar hospice environment and the ability to deal with end-of-life care challenges. An accomplished hospice nurse will be someone whose dedicated care results in terminally ill patients receiving exceptional end-of-life support.

    Responsibilities:


    • Completes "HIS " documentation on admission and discharge from hospice.
    • Complies with all Medicare regulations governing Hospice.
    • Attends weekly IDG meetings, monthly staff meetings and hospice in-services.
    • Administers medication subcutaneously via a pump for symptom management
    • Recognizes signs and symptoms of the dying process and educates families on what to expect during the end of life transition.
    • Utilizes knowledge of medications and dosages used to treat symptoms commonly experienced during end of life.
    • Communicates with the appropriate interdisciplinary team members any changes in patient's condition or psychosocial status and coordinates changes in support and services to provide maximum comfort and maintain quality of life.
    • Updates the interdisciplinary plan of care every 2 weeks using the "PIG " format - Problem, Intervention, Goal
    • Participates in the monthly chart audit and peer review.
    • Supervises and documents the hospice aide care plan every 2 weeks.

      Requirements:


      • Minimum of 1 year experience in healthcare
      • Current Valid VA Licensure
      • Electronic Medical Records (EMR) experience
      • Current BLS and ACLS certificate

Keywords: Sigma Inc, Newport News , Hospice RN, Healthcare , Newport News, Virginia

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