Company: The Denver Hospice
Posted on: October 12, 2018
The Denver Hospice is looking to enhance your
Are you a highly
skilled Registered Nurse who is organized, has great assessment skills, good
critical thinking ability, problem solver, and enjoys autonomy in the field? Ready
to work in a mission-based, non-profit organization whose goal is family/patient
If you answered yes, apply
for this RN position at The Denver Hospice.
- Competitive salary
- Comprehensive employee benefits package
- Voted by employees "Top Workplaces" by The Denver Post
Registered Nurse Case Manager-Exempt
Location: Homes and Facilities
patient/family care in accordance with hospice philosophy and delivery of
care. Provides skilled nursing
including interventions and documentation, supportive care and assessments
for patients. Assists patient/families with external resources such as home
health, financial concerns, counseling, etc.
Educates and motivates patient/families regarding actions and
behaviors towards self-care, wellbeing and self-empowerment.
KEY REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:
Reports to Clinical Manager or Director of Clinical
Consults with Primary Physician, Team Manager and
Interdisciplinary team (IDT)
Coordinates skilled nursing care to patient as
determined by patient's condition, Plan of Care (POC), continuous assessment
and monitoring of patient's physical, emotional and spiritual care needs.
Develops care plan with patient/families, primary
physician and IDT. Reviews and
evaluates patients and POC in IDT meetings on a regularly scheduled basis.
Prepares, dispenses and charts medications,
demonstrating basic and reasonable knowledge of the medications and their
Coordinates transfer of patients from home hospice
to inpatient or to home hospice as appropriate.
Provides accurate and timely documentation in
electronic medical record.
Assists in the orientation/training of new team
Participates in hospice related services such as
community education, team training, staff meetings, board committees,
in-services, and other sponsored functions.
Performs complex telephone interviews and triaging
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Supports the mission and values of hospice.
Possesses knowledge of patient rights and ensures an
atmosphere which allows for the privacy, dignity and well-being of all
patients in a safe, secure environment.
Treats patients, family members or other clients
with concern and empathy; respects their confidentiality and communicates
with them in a courteous and respectful manner.
Receives direction and initiates actions that will
allow the assumption of cross-functional duties to ensure seamless patient
Demonstrates flexibility, sound judgment, and initiative by
taking appropriate actions to meet client expectations and within established
Anticipates and organizes workflow and prioritizes
and follows through on responsibilities.
Provides after-hours care to patient/family on a
rotating basis and reports to appropriate team members.
Attends weekly team meetings and in-services on a
regular basis and participates in continuing education and professional
Minimum Education: Graduate
of an accredited school of Nursing.
Minimum Experience: One year experience in hospice/palliative care,
medical/surgical, public health, oncology, acute care or home health. Three or more years' experience as a nurse
Required License: Colorado RN license. CPR Certification. Colorado
state driver's license and proof of auto insurance.
physical effort (lift/carry a minimum of 50 lbs.)
dexterity and mobility
May be exposed
to infections and contagious diseases
exposed to risk of blood borne diseases
exposure to radiation hazards
variety of electro-mechanical hazards
exposure to unpleasant patient or unit elements (sound, odor, sight,
varying and unpredictable situations
maintain job performance in emergency or crisis situation
Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of
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