At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you. As a Hospice RN, you've chosen a career where patients matter-a lot.
Our mission and values put the patient first and place you in a position to improve each day. At the Hospice Home of Hope, we offer pain relief medication, spiritual and counseling services, home medical equipment and therapy service.
We are seeking a PRN Hospice RN who is flexible, autonomous and a self-starter with strong assessment, problem solving and computer skills who can also provide education to patients and their families and learn ways to adapt care and adjust treatment plans for patients' evolving needs.
In return, you can expect a work environment where:
Flexibility in an everchanging work environment;
Each employee finds meaning in work, leveraging skills and talents toward a greater purpose;
Teamwork and collaboration is encouraged, while management is supportive.
Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
Job Responsibilities and Requirements:
Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.
Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
May perform point of care testing according to policies and procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduate of accredited school of nursing
No experience required
Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.
Constant standing and walking.
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Rare crawling and running.
Licenses / Certifications:
Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA), Driver License - State of Work Location, Registered Nurse (RN) - State of Work Location or Compact Multi-State License
PRN / Per Diem Shift (United States of America)
19000038 HOSPICE HOUSE
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.