Regional Medical Center Registered Nurse (Home Care/Hospice) in Manchester, Iowa

This position performs direct patient nursing care to patients of the Home Care/Hospice department in accordance with hospital and departmental standards.# Opportunities for PRN, part time or full time schedule.# # QUALIFICATIONS: Current Iowa Licensed Registered Nurse BSN preferred Experience in community health, ICU, or medical/surgical nursing preferred CPR certification Valid Iowa driver#s license and reliable vehicle Child and Dependent Adult Mandatory reporter Training required or able to train upon hire Position Specific Requirements ######### Provides nursing care to Home Care and Hospice clients ######### Support the patient#s and family#s unique spiritual and cultural beliefs. ######### Acquires knowledge and assesses condition of clients through interview, history,# # # # # # # # # physical, referral source and significant others ######### Observes, records, reports any changes in any signs, symptoms and conditions ######### Assess nursing care and home care aide needs of the client ######### Assists the physician in establishing a plan of care for the client ######### Assumes responsibility for carrying out the plan of care ######### Provides direct nursing care ######### Provides education to the client, significant other ######### Assists in recognition and referral of the client to ancillary services ######### Promotes family well-being and holistic client care ######### Participates in interdisciplinary team functions ######### Provides spiritual assessments and ongoing spiritual support to clients ######### Communicates needs for inservice education ######### Assists with orientation of new employees ######### Assists with infection control problem identification and documentation ######### Updates client care plan and progress notes with each visit ######### Assists with scheduling of client visit ######### Performs collection of lab specimens ######### Assists in checking supplies and communicates inventory needs ######### Supervises home care aides, in-home health providers, and CDAC providers ######### Communicates admissions and discharges via time study ######### Assumes responsibility for client admission/discharge and recertification paperwork # #Excellent Benefit Package#(Click here for details)