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Hospice RN - Dalhart, TX - Hospice

Company: Coon Memorial Hospital
Location: Dalhart
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Hospice RN - Dalhart, TX



DUTIES--AND--RESPONSIBILITIES:Admission of patients to Home Health Services to include Start of Care, Plan of Care and coordination of patient services.Initiating Plan of Treatment.Contacting providers to ensure proper patient care and report abnormal finding/problems and obtain Start of Care orders of not already given.Providing professional Nursing Services in the Home to include, teaching on medications and disease process, Wound Intervention, Injections and lab draws.Admission of patients to Hospice Services in the Home to include Start of Care, Plan of Care, Obtaining medication orders and coordination with Pharmacy and Physician to place comfort kit and all needed medications in the home, ensuring all DME is placed in home in timely manner.Communicating between all disciplines to ensure patient receives all ordered services OR coordination with Clinical Manager to ensure all care is ordered.Timely, proper documentation of all Skilled Interventions, Visits, conversations with coworkers and other healthcare professionals.Supervision of Home Health Aides for both Home Health and Hospice.Participate in weekly Case Conference Meeting.Participate in bi-weekly IGT meetings.Monitor the effectiveness of all care rendered and revise Plan of Care under as approved by Provider.Reports all patient findings, changes in plan of care, problems or needs for assistance to Clinical Manager.--JOB--QUALIFICATIONSEducation:

  • Graduate--of--an--accredited--School--of--Professional--NursingJob--Related--Skills:
  • Effective--verbal--and--written--communication--skills.
  • Current--knowledge--of--nursing--principles,--standards,--and--practices.--Ability--to--independently--manage--multiple--priorities.Registered--Nurse--currently--licensed--by--the--state--of--Texas--and--a--current--driver's--license.--Experience:
  • One--year--experience--as--a--Registered Nurse.Experience--with--Medicare--and--Medicaid--preferred.Current--in CPR.----Physical--and--Mental--Requirements:
  • Duties--of--the--position--require--moderate--periods--of--sitting,--standing--and--walking.The--potential--of--some--bending,--stooping,--reaching,--pulling--and--pushing--when--providing--care--to--patients.
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds and occasional heavy lifting in supporting or moving patients who may suddenly become weak or helpless.

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