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Hospice RN - $5,000 Retention Bonus

Company: Constellation Health Services
Location: Rocky Hill
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: $40-$46/hrNOW OFFERING A $5,000 RETENTION BONUSConstellation offers amazing benefits, career growth, a competitive salary, and perks!It takes a special and dedicated person to work in our specialties. We treat our medical professionals like family at Constellation Health. You will always have a direct line to leadership support. You will have time to connect with your patients, and your work/life balance is important to us.The RN case manager is responsible for providing skilled nursing care and the oversight of care provided by home health/hospice aide The RN is responsible for the coordination of all patient care services. The Primary Care RN supports the philosophy, goals, and culture of Constellation Health Services Provides direct supervision of field staff and coordinates activities of the health agency to provide quality care according to established best practices, federal and state regulations and Agency policies.Territory: Avon, Berlin, Bloomfield, Bristol, Burlington, Cromwell, East Hampton, East Hartford, Farmington, Glastonbury, Hartford, Manchester, Marlborough, Middletown, New Britain, Newington, Plainville, Portland, Rocky Hill, Simsbury, South Windsor, Southington, West Hartford, Wethersfield, Windsor, WolcottQualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited RN program.
  • Connecticut State Licensed Registered Nurse with a minimum of one year of clinical experience.
  • Previous hospice experience a must.
  • Must possess basic computer skills, excellent documentation, and customer services skills.
  • Knowledgeable re end-of-life care and death and dying process.Responsibilities
    • Provides skilled nursing care including administration of medications and treatments as prescribed in physician's plan of care for patients in their home setting.
    • Coordinates' plan of care with all disciplines associated with patient's needs, including family and primary care givers.
    • Observes, evaluates, and reports on the patient's physical and emotional status to nursing supervisor and the attending physician whenever change occurs or at least every 60 days.
    • For Hospice, performs a Comprehensive Assessment of the patient and updates care plan, coordinating with physician and members of the IDT whenever changes occur or at least every 14 days.
    • For Hospice, participates in weekly Interdisciplinary Team Meetings, providing updates on patient's physical, emotional, psychosocial, and spiritual status.
    • Attends all required staff meetings to enhance professional development.
    • Maintains and processes all documentation in compliance with agency standards.
    • Will utilize computer-based documentation system and submit all required clinical documentation, time records and other required information in required time frame.
    • Instructs, orients, and supervises other clinical personnel as necessary.
    • Develops plan of care with instruction for home health aide services.
    • Provides input to Home Health Aide Supervisor as needed for purpose of home health/hospice aide evaluation.
    • Provides a comprehensive assessment of patients including patient's strengths, goals, measurable outcomes and care preferences. Initial assessment and visit must be completed within 24 hours or by physician's orders for start of care.
    • Review's chart and or conferences as needed prior to visit.
    • Documents progress towards achievement of goals.
    • Provides written information to patient that includes schedule and frequency of HHA and contract staff, medication schedule, dosing frequencies and meds administered by staff, treatments, and other pertinent information.
    • Provides patient with name and contact information of the Agency's Clinical Manager.
    • Coordinates' plan of care with all disciplines associated with patient's needs, including family and primary care givers.
    • Observes, evaluates, and reports on the patient's physical and emotional status to nursing supervisor and the attending physician whenever change occurs or at least every 60 days.
    • Demonstrates sensitivity to cultural and religious differences. Provides support to patient and family members to assist them with barriers to care.
    • Reports any home health aide issue to Clinical Supervisor for follow up.
    • Ensures that patient records include current emergency plan in accordance with state regs.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of State and Federal Regs and standards and provides care within these guidelines.
    • Understands and implements the Patient Bill of Rights and company process for patient complaints.
    • Participates in agency quality improvement activities and action plans.
    • May act as a liaison with institutions to promote continuity of care as the patient moves from level of care to another.
    • May participate in community activities as a representative of the agency.
    • Participates in weekend rotation and on call rotation as needed.
    • May perform other duties as assigned.Perks:
      • iPad to record all documentation
      • Mileage reimbursement
      • Cell phone reimbursement
      • Medical supplies readily available
      • Bonus opportunitiesBenefits:
        • Competitive Salary
        • A rich benefits package, including medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance
        • 401(k) plan (matched)
        • Generous paid time off
        • Professional liability coverage
        • Company-sponsored in-service and training
        • Continuing education reimbursementApply today and take your place among the stars with Constellation!#indsj

Keywords: Constellation Health Services, New England , Hospice RN - $5,000 Retention Bonus, Healthcare , Rocky Hill, Northeast

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