RN On-Call Hospice Weeknights

Portland, OR
Salary: $33.00 to $38.00 /hour

RN Weeknight Hospice On-Call

At Fidelity Partners, “It’s not just business…It’s personal.”

About Us:

Fidelity Partners is a leading national healthcare, technology and logistics services company supporting both private and government sector clients. We are committed to the highest levels of professionalism and work ethic to cultivate long-term relationships.

We are currently accepting qualified applications for a RN Weeknight Hospice On-Call to support one of our Hospice clients in beautiful Portland, OR. Monday through Thursday (8pm-5am).

Job Description Summary:

  • The On-Call Registered Nurse provides skilled professional nursing care to patient/family/caregivers as prescribed by the physician and in compliance with regulations by the State Board of Registered Nursing and company policies when called upon after hours.
  • Work closely with all members of the Interdisciplinary Team to ensure proper patient follow up on previous night after hour’s calls.
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures and regulatory compliance requirements and directives.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Provides skilled nursing patient care or service within the established plan of care.
  • Coordinates all after hour services relative to providing skilled nursing care.
  • Demonstrates exceptional service to patients, families, referral sources, co-workers and other customers.
  • Assists team members as needed to ensure that this level of service is consistently provided.
  • Assesses patient physical, psychological, social, and environmental status; identifies problems and appropriate interventions and initiates the Plan of Care based on these findings.
  • Includes the patient and family in the planning process.
  • Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding changes in patient status; identifies problems and appropriate interventions and updates the Plan of Care based on these findings.
  • Communicates with the Clinical Team Lead and physician regarding observations and recommended interventions.
  • Teaches the patient and family/caregiver self-care techniques as appropriate.
  • Provides medication, diet and other instructions as ordered by the physician and recognizes and utilizes opportunities for health counseling with patients and families/caregivers.
  • Works in concert with the interdisciplinary group.
  • Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are provided timely.
  • Assists the patient and family/caregiver and other team members in providing continuity of care, emotional, spiritual and psycho-social support.
  • Completes all documentation in a concise, accurate and timely manner.
  • Provides written instructions to home health aides for patient care consistent with the established plan of care.
  • Attends interdisciplinary group meetings.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Takes part in timely and appropriate discharge planning when indicated by the patient’s plan of care.
  • Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities as assigned.

Position Qualifications:

  • Registered nurse with current licensure to practice professional nursing in the state.
  • Graduate of National League for Nursing accredited school of nursing.
  • Prior home health or hospice experience or (1) year of recent medical/surgical experience strongly preferred.
  • Maintains a current CPR certification.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order.
  • Demonstrates excellent observation, problem solving, verbal and written communications; nursing skills per competency checklist.
  • Shows ability to organize and prioritize workload independently. Works indoors in patients’ homes.
  • May be required to work in undesirable areas.
  • Possibility of strains due to moving patients.
  • Continuing Education Requirements: Organization personnel are expected to participate in appropriate continuing education as may be requested and/or required by their immediate supervisor.
  • This position requires a minimum of 8 education hours.
  • In addition, organization personnel are expected to accept personal responsibility for other educational activities to enhance job related skills and abilities.
  • All personnel must attend mandatory educational programs.

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