RN / Hospice Job in Austin, Texas
Company: Kindred at Home
Posted on: January 26, 2023
I believe that the care we give can make every moment count.
Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence
thats how our Hospice improves quality of life in the final stages
of life. By delivering palliative care by hospice professionals,
our patients can spend their remaining days in comfort and peace.
Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the
nations leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and
non-medical home care services.
Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, delivers compassionate,
high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places
of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled
nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care. Our
caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate
care and emotional support to our patients and their families.
We believe that every moment matters. We believe in compassionate
care. Most of all, we believe in dignity and respect for each
patient we serve.
I believe my work is my calling.
As a Hospice Registered Nurse, you will:
Provide skilled professional nursing care to
Oversee and provide primary care, including all clinical care,
palliative care, and symptom control and identify other physical,
psychological, social and spiritual needs for assigned
Regularly assess the patient for nursing needs.
Implement the Plan of Care Provisions to meet their needs, initiate
appropriate intervention and support for the patient and family
upon admission and re-evaluate the patients nursing needs to
provide appropriate, comprehensive and responsive care plan
Work closely with other members of the interdisciplinary team to
ensure all patient and family care needs are being met.
Work in collaboration with the Patient Care Manager and the
Interdisciplinary Team in the planning, implementation and
evaluation of medical and nursing care.
Current and unrestricted Registered Nurse licensure
Bachelors degree and C.H.P.N. (Certified Hospice and Palliative
Nurse) certification preferred
Minimum of one year general nursing preferred with current Hospice,
home health, medical, surgical or critical care experience
Experience with pain and symptom management interventions
Ability to work within an interdisciplinary setting
Understanding of Hospice philosophy, principles of death/dying
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