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Weekend On-Call Registered Nurse | Elite Home Health & Hospice | Clarkston, WA in Clarkston, WA at Ensign Services

Date Posted: 10/11/2018

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  • Location:
    Clarkston, WA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

The Weekend On-Call Registered Nurse provides home health and hospice care and is experienced in nursing, and is utilized as an extension to the RN case managers while providing continuous care to patients after normal  business hours.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

Patient Care

  • Take All Weekend Call for After Hour Patient Needs
  • Completes initial, comprehensive and ongoing assessments of patient and family to determine hospice needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).
  • Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of nursing process.
  • Assesses and evaluates patient’s status.
  • Contributes to the plan of care.
  • Participating in revising the plan of care as necessary.
  • Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.
  • Contributes to the care plan that establishes goals, based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates palliative nursing actions.  Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.  Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician in the physician’s plan of care.
  • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Adhering to the organization’s documentation and care procedures and standards of personal and professional conduct.
  • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan.
  • Assists the patient and/or caregiver/family with the activities of daily living, provision and education, and facilitates the patient’s efforts toward maintaining independence for as long as possible and optional comfort care.
  • RN will act as Case Manager until a Case Manager is assigned by Clinical Supervisor or designee and assumes responsibility to coordinate patient care for assigned patient.

Weekend On-Call Registered Nurse Schedule: Friday 8:30AM to Monday 9:00AM

Salary Range: $55,000 to $60,000 DOE

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.

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