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RN Hospice - Several Shifts and Areas Available

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Cuyahoga Falls
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Provides supervision, assessment, planning and direct patient care to hospice patients in accordance with the agency policies and procedures and the plan of care established by the interdisciplinary team.
Hospice helps patients and their families prepare physically, emotionally and spiritually for the end of life. Our focus is on providing comfort, not cure; on family, not just the patient; and on quality of life, not duration. Cleveland Clinic 's hospice team includes physicians certified in hospice and palliative medicine, nurses, social workers, chaplains, home health aides and volunteers. Join our team to -work together -supporting patients at home or in a skilled nursing facility or hospital.We offer -several shifts:

  • 5 - 8 hour shifts, -8:00am - 5:00pm
  • 3 - 12 hour shifts, 11:00am - 11:30pm
  • 3 - 12 hour shifts, 8:00pm - 8:30 amLearn more about Hospice and Palliative Care at Cleveland Clinic:A Day in the Life of a Hospice Nurse:Education:
    • BSN preferred; graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing required. If a diploma or Associates Degree of Nursing, a BSN will be required within -3 years of hire date.Certifications:
      • Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Ohio.
      • Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse certification preferred.
      • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
      • Valid State Driver's License (VDL) required.
      • Must have reliable transportation and proof of automobile insurance with $100,000/$300,000 coverage.Work Experience:
        • Minimum two years of critical care and/or oncology experience highly preferred. Infusion therapy experience preferred.Responsibilities:
          • Provides supervision, assessment, planning and direct patient care to hospice patients in accordance with the agency policies and procedures and the plan of care established by the interdisciplinary team.
          • Delegates appropriate components of the plan of care to other members of the interdisciplinary team.
          • Coordinates care for managing a caseload of patients.
          • Serves as preceptor for new nursing staff and provides observation visits as requested.
          • Performs accurate and complete admission assessments and reassessments within specified time frame.
          • Assesses patient for safety risks, abuse and neglect.
          • Assesses and documents patient's pain using appropriate pain scale and manages patient's pain.
          • Prioritizes and documents patient problems based on assessed needs/problems in collaboration with patient, family and health care team.
          • Plans delivery of patient care in collaboration with other disciplines to promote wellness and facilitate the discharge planning process.
          • Assesses educational needs of patients, care givers and family considering cultural issues and other special challenges.
          • Other duties as assigned.Complexity of Work:
            • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
            • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Physical Requirements:
              • Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting packages, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination.
              • Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.
              • Heavy Work - Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work.Personal Protective Equipment:
                • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required. -Keywords: Hospice, End of Life, Palliative, Flexible, Autonomous, CHPN, Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse, Long Term Care, Comfort Care, Home Care, Travel RN#LI-SDJ1
                  The policy of Cleveland Clinic Health System and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic Health System) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic Health System's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days.

                  Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic Health System facility.

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                  Cleveland Clinic Health System is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities
                  Schedule: Full Time

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