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Registered Nurse - RN - Inpatient Hospice PDM

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The Registered Nurse will provide direct patient care, meeting both psychological and physical needs of the patients in accordance with physicians’ orders, Joint Commission, OSHA, nursing and department guidelines. The RN fulfills these duties to contribute to the continuity and quality of care which fosters the best interest and well-being of all patients and their families.

  • Conduct and document a thorough assessment of each patient’s medical status upon admission and throughout the patient’s course of treatment.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of an individualized treatment plan for each assigned patient.
  • Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines described.
  • Complete required documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Oversee care delivered by Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants.
  • Attend and participate in clinical team conferences regarding patient progress, problems and needs.
  • Act in compliance with hospital, regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.
  • Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.
  • Adheres to facility policies and procedures and participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.
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  • Associate's degree in nursing, required
  • Bachelor's degree in nursing, required within 5 years of employment
  • Valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of practice, required
  • Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification from the American Heart Association, required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required
  • Minimum 1 year of RN experience in an acute hospital setting, required
  • Hospice experience, preferred
 
Organization: Lutheran Hospice Center, Wheat Ridge, CO
Primary Location: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Wheat Ridge
Department: ELH-Hospice-Inpatient
Schedule: Per Diem/PRN
Shift: Variable Shift
Job Posting: 5/31/2017 10:59:07 PM
FTE: .001
Job Number: 17002751
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