CSIG Holding Company Registered Nurse - Weekends On Call in West Branch, Michigan
Hospice Nurse - PRN ON CALL WEEKEND
Michigan Premier Hospice, a CorsoCare Company
West Branch & Surrounding areas
The Hospice Nurse is responsible for the planning, coordinating, providing, and documenting care for patients from day of admission through day of discharge. Utilizing physicians’ orders and professional skills, the Hospice RN develops and implements a plan of care that meets each patient’s specific needs and is in compliance with accrediting organization standards, federal and state regulations, reimbursement guidelines, as well as the organization’s policies and procedures.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN degree preferred.
Current licensee as a registered nurse (RN) in the State of Michigan.
Minimum of two (2) years of nursing in an acute care and home hospice setting is highly preferred.
Current Michigan driver’s license and/or reliable transportation.
Performs physical and psychosocial assessment for all hospice patients.
Develops a written plan of care for each patient.
Provides skilled nursing care.
Assesses patient’s condition, initiates plan of care, re-evaluates, and updates as necessary.
Assists in developing a pain management and symptom management plan to keep the patient as comfortable as possible. Reassess pain and notifies the primary care physician when pain is not manageable on the current medications.
Responds to the physical, mental, social, and emotional needs of terminally ill patients and their families. Offers ongoing support and palliative care.
Follows the seven (7) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
Supervises Hospice Aides on an every other week basis.
Participates in the organization’s other mandated activities, i.e., in services, UR/PI committee, staff meetings.
Navigating the Path of HealthCare
CorsoCare provides patient-based home health care services while protecting patient rights and giving them the dignity and respect they deserve. Our experienced certified home health care professionals are highly skilled and completely focused on our patients. Our services are comprised of three core divisions: Certified Home Health Care Services, Private Duty/Private Pay Services and Transitional Care Navigation Services.
This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.
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External Company Name: CSIG Holding Company
External Company URL: http://www.csigholding.com
Location: US-MI-West Branch
Street: 312 E. Houghton Ave.