In-patient Hospice RN

Baltimore, Maryland

Category: Nursing

Travel

Job ID: 795323

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 10 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $1512 / Week

Posted Date: 6/11/2024

Baltimore, Maryland

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Nursing

Contract Duration: 10 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $1512 / Week

Job ID: 795323

Posted Date: 6/11/2024

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Amergis Healthcare Staffing is seeking a Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) to assume the responsibility and accountability for delivery of patient care of hospice patients. The Hospice RN demonstrates the ability to make clinical judgments in an effective and efficient manner with supervision and will demonstrate critical thinking and performance ability in the coordination of patient care. Consistently performing according to nursing standards, the Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) is accountable in managing patient care and assisting others in the management of patient care.
Responsibilities
  • Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care.
  • Performs focused interview to identify specific patient needs.
  • Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in patient’s condition.
  • Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from health care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses.
  • Documents the patient’s plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions.
  • Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements.
  • Monitors consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff.
  • Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard.
  • Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient environment.
  • Initiates and evaluates patient and/or family education.
  • Revises plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, effective/ineffective nursing interventions.
  • Documents the patient’s response to nursing and other interventions.
  • Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned floor/unit including establishing priorities.
  • Monitors safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment.
  • Supports professional practice by observing the following: Uses knowledge and practices in accordance with 1) the Nurse Practice Act; 2) Standards of Nursing Practice; 3) Standards of Patient Care; 4) Joint Commission, state and local laws; 5) Patient’s Bill of Rights; and 6) Amergis Healthcare Staffing, nursing and client hospital policies.
  • Other Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license for the state in which the nurse practices.
  • Full command, verbal and written, of the English language.
  • Current Health Certificate (if applicable)
  • Current PD or Chest X-Ray
  • One year prior Registered Nurse (RN) experience preferred with hospice experience preferred.
  • Successful completion of screening tests
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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