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Registered Nurse

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Posted: 05/28/24 Employment Type: Temp To Perm Industry: Nursing Home Job Number: 15666 Pay Rate: 44.50

Job Description

TITLE: REGISTERED NURSE
SCHEDULE: 3 SHIFTS PER WEEK 12.5 HOURS/ OVERNIGHTS (WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS INCLUDED) 7:00PM-7:30AM.
PAYRATE: $44.50/ HR
POSITION TYPE: TEMP- PERM
LOCATION: POUGHKEEPSIE, NY

JOB SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE    
Provide nursing services to Hospice patients and their families and to ensure that those services are consistent with the philosophy, goals, objectives and policies of the Agency.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Perform initial and ongoing patient/family, physical, emotional, psycho-social, cultural and spiritual assessments to ensure and coordinate the delivery of comprehensive, holistic services by the Interdisciplinary Team.
  • Provide palliative nursing care and symptom control in accordance with physician orders and IDG plan of care.
  • Documents and enters into EMR all assessments and interventions before the end of the shift.
  • Develop and prioritize the interdisciplinary care plan goals of the patient/family, hospice team and attending physician, prior to team meetings.
  • Update the care plan a minimum of every 7 days.
  • Provide anticipatory guidance to the patient/family to assist in preparing for coping with events as they occur.
  • Teach, supervise and counsel patients/families/care givers regarding physical care, observing return demonstration of procedures as appropriate for safe discharge planning.
  • Effectively communicates patient status to family members and or caregivers.
  • Revises nursing diagnosis, goals and interventions, expected outcomes, and plan of care based on assessment of data and input of patients and family members prior to the weekly IDG meeting.
  • Provide Coordinator or Executive Director staff report on all changes in patient/family condition and POC.
  • Follows and upholds all state and federal laws and regulations outlined in the policy and procedure manuals.
  • Provide comprehensive end of shift report to oncoming staff.

COMPENTENCIES
  • Ability to work non-judgmentally with patient/family of any culture, religion, socio-economic background or life-style.
  • Exercise critical thinking skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally (in person and by phone) and in writing.
  • Capability to work effectively and cooperatively independently and as a team member.
  • Skill to prioritize and handle multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Utilized good triage skills. Able to prioritize patient needs.
  • Effectively communicates assessment with providers and other IDG members.

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.   
  • Work in fast paced environment
  • Ability to lift at least 30 pounds of supplies and/or equipment
  • Moderate/High level of possible exposure to infectious agents.
  • Routine duties involve potential for direct exposure to blood or body fluids.

       PREFERRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing school.
  • One year of hospice experience preferred.
  • Two years nursing experience preferred.
  • Venipuncture and IV placement certification preferred
  • Minimum one year medical-surgery experience preferred
  • Valid New York State nursing license.
  • Valid New York State drivers license.
  • Valid BLS Certification
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