Providence Health & Services RN - Hospice LA areas in Torrance, California
Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (full-time/day shift) to Providence TrinityCare Hospice based in Torrance, CA.
This position will provide coverage for the LA areas (405 to 110). The shift is primarily Mon-Fri, 8a-5p.
Please upload a current resume reflecting all professional nursing experience.
We are seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) - Hospice who will create plan, organize and direct Hospice care and experienced in nursing, with an emphasis on community health education / experience. The Hospice nurse builds from the resources of the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their home environments. May provide patient care to premature infants, infants, pediatrics, adolescents, young, middle and older adults.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Complete assessment of patient and family to determine Hospice needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es)
Provide professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of nursing process
Assess and evaluate patient’s status by:
Writing and initiating Plan of Care in Collaboration with the IDG
Regularly reevaluating patient/family/caregiver needs
Revising the Plan of Care as necessary in collaboration with the IDG
Initiate the Plan of Care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change in collaboration with the IDG
Use health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis
Develop a care plan in conjunction with the patient/family/caregiver and IDG which establishes goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates palliative nursing actions
Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by the IDG approved Plan of Care
Counsel the patient and family in meeting nursing and related care needs
Provide health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan
Fulfill the obligation of requested and/or accepted case assignments
Participate in on-call duties as defined by the on-call procedures
Maintain productivity standards as set by organization guidelines
Documentation / Information Management:
Complete, maintain and submit accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding patient’s condition and care given
Record pain/symptom management changes/outcomes as appropriate
Communicate with the IDG regarding the patient’s needs and reports changes in the patient’s condition; obtains/receives physicians’ orders
Communicate with Patient Care Manager to coordinate the care plan, when necessary
Provide information and counseling to maintain a safe environment for the patient
Assist the patient/family/caregiver and other team members in providing continuity of care
Work in cooperation with the family/caregiver and Hospice IDG members to meet the emotional needs of the patient/family/caregiver
Attend IDG team meetings to review and revise patient Plans of Care
Submit documentation for the patient medical record within the time frame set by the organization guidelines
Leadership / Supervision:
Supervises ancillary personnel and delegates responsibilities when required
Participates in orientation, education and development of team members as directed by supervisor
Assume responsibility for personal growth and development and maintains and upgrades professional knowledge and practice skills through attendance and participation in continuing education and in-service classes
Actively participates in the Performance Improvement Program and participates in and adheres to the PH&S/TrinityCare Hospice Corporate Integrity Plan
Participates in appropriate continuing education as may be requested and/or required by immediate supervisor
Accepts personal responsibility for other educational activities to enhance job-related skills and abilities
Follows Core Value for being financially prudent
Ensures that arrangements for medications covered in the Plan of Care, supplies, equipment and other necessary items and services defined in the Plan of Care are available
Supervisory Authority: Makes recommendations regarding CHHA appraisal and assignment to the Patient Care Manager
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of a Nursing School
Current unencumbered California RN license
Current BLS certification
Valid driver's license with an automobile that is in good working order and insured in accordance with state and/or PH&S/TrinityCare Hospice requirements
Minimum 1-year recent experience in hospice, palliative care, home health, acute care &/or skilled nursing
Excellent observation, verbal and written communication and problem solving skills
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Nursing experience in hospice, palliative care or home health
Blingual in Spanish or Japanese a plus
About the hospice you will serve.
Providence TrinityCare Hospice, established in 1977, is the oldest and largest nonprofit hospice in Southern California and the first to be licensed by the State of California. Caring for people in Los Angeles and Orange Counties with professional teams. Providence TrinityCare Hospice is Medicare Certified and Joint Commission accredited. We also provide the only specialized pediatric hospice service in Los Angeles County.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Hospice Nursing
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Req ID: 258717