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Intake/Admissions Nurse - PT/Weekends

Company: Amorem
Location: Lenoir
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Description:POSITION: Part-time Admissions Nurse (Weekend)REPORTS TO: Intake and Admissions Team Leadernon-exempt POSITION SUMMARY:Admit and provide direct patient care for Hospice patients

  • Current NC license as a registered nurse
  • Minimum 2-3 years of nursing experience required
  • Active patient contact or completion of a nursing refresher course within the past 3 years
  • CPR certification KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
    • Knowledge of and commitment to the hospice philosophy of care
    • Ability to work on an interdisciplinary team
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule
    • Willingness to work with patients/families regardless of race, color, creed, age or sexual orientation. Must respect their beliefs and philosophy with an attitude of openness and receptiveness DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
      • Adhere to strict confidentiality
      • Adhere to safety policy and practices
      • Cooperate with all government agencies and outside auditors
      • Assist with updating policies and procedures as appropriate
      • Complete annual TB screening
      • Assure all license, certifications, continuing education information and any other required documentation are submitted to human resources and kept current
      • Maintain up-to-date documentation required and specified in Hospice policy and procedure
      • Perform other duties assigned by supervisor
      • Evaluate the physical, financial, psychological, spiritual, and pre-bereavement needs of the patient/family in coordination with interdisciplinary team
      • Educate the family about Hospice services
      • If patient is not appropriate, recommend other services available, with referrals to other community agencies as appropriate
      • Communicate patient/family information to the interdisciplinary team
      • Develop plan of care with goals defined by patient/family and Hospice team
      • Develop a set of interventions needed to reach goals
      • Perform the duties of a primary nurse as needed
      • Complete documentation within hours designated in policy
      • Coordinate same day phone calls to new admissions
      • Enter medications into Suncoast
      • Assign primary nurse, home health aides services and other services as directed by supervisor
      • Coordinate durable medical equipment and pharmacy, as needed, for all patients upon admission
      • Rotate 24 hour on-call services as directed by supervisor
      • Serve as primary nurse to patients with life expectancy of 24-48 hours
      • Maintain small caseload in times of high census
      • Provide support to patient/families as directed by supervisor PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:
        • Speech and hearing skills necessary for telephone interaction and face to face contact
        • Visual acuity to read chart and physician's orders
        • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
        • Manual dexterity to establish IV sites, manipulate tubing, and other patient care supplies
        • With assistance, ability to lift and support an average of 150 lbs.
        • Ability to sit as required to perform duties
        • Ability to pull/push, and bend frequently
        • Ability to squat, kneel, climb, and balance SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
          • Must have an automobile with required insurance coverage and a current driver's licenseRequirements:


Keywords: Amorem, Gastonia , Intake/Admissions Nurse - PT/Weekends, Healthcare , Lenoir, North Carolina

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