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RN - Admissions - Full-Time | Emblem Hospice Tucson, Tucson, AZ in Tucson, AZ at Ensign Services

Date Posted: 12/12/2018

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    Tucson, AZ
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Job Description

Emblem Hospice Tucson is a part of the Ensign Group. We operate as a local team and have a strong and supportive family culture dedicated to providing amazing care to our patients and providing an awesome work environment for our employees. This starts with our core values of CAPLICO: 

Passion for Learning
Love One Another
Intelligent Risk Taking
Customer Second (Employee First)

At Emblem Hospice Tucson we provide the highest quality of hospice services within the Tucson area. We currently support a very dynamic team that includes exceptional nurses, aides, social services and spiritual care professionals, as well as a tremendous group of volunteers. We are growing and currently we are looking to add a full-time Registered Nurse to do some case management and admissions. In return for your expertise, professional passion and attentiveness to our mission, we are happy to offer a highly competitive wage and excellent benefits.

The registered nurse plans, organizes and directs hospice care and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience.  The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individual and families within their homes and communities.

The Admissions RN performs pre-admission evaluations for appropriateness for hospice services. Initiates the admission process by educating and informing patient/family of hospice and its services. The Admissions RN also obtains informed consents, provides nursing assessment, initial plan of care and intervention(s) that optimize patient and family directed comfort and quality of life.

Job Requirements:

  • Registered nurse with current licensure to practice professional nursing in Arizona.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Minimum of two years of nursing experience with hospice or home care preferred.
  • Management experience not required.  Responsible for supervising hospice aides.
  • Demonstrates excellent observation, problem solving, verbal and written communications; nursing skills per competency checklist.
  • Shows ability to organize and prioritize workload independently.
  • Prolonged or considerable walking or standing.  Able to lift, position, and/or transfer patients.  Able to lift supplies and equipment.  Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and/or crouching.  Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills.
  • Maintains a current CPR certification.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order.
  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must possess a Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card.

Emblem Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. Pre-employment criminal background screening and drug screening are required. The employer for this position is stated in the job posting. Ensign Services, Inc. provides recruiting services for operations in the skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and hospice industries. Back to Jobs


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