Hospice General Inpatient (RN) HomeCare
Company: Hartford HealthCare
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Description Job Schedule: Per Diem Standard Hours: 1 Job Shift:
Shift 1 Shift Details: flex hours to provide additional GIP
coverage on the weekend Work where every moment matters. Every day,
almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one
thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters
here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most
comprehensive healthcare network as a Hospice Visiting Registered
Nurse. Hartford HealthCare at Home, the largest provider of
homecare services in Connecticut, has been fulfilling our mission
for more than 115 years. Our Person-Centered Care Model allows our
employees to learn and grow within our organization, all while
providing integrated support to the patient. As part of Hartford
HealthCare, we leverage cutting edge technology to provide quality
care in our client's home. Most importantly, our employees are
appreciated for the real differences they make in both the lives of
their clients and their clients' families. The General In-patient
(GIP) Hospice Nurse provides ongoing care to the terminally ill
patient in an in- patient facility when acute pain management or
symptom control issues cannot be managed in a community setting.
The GIP Nurse evaluates the patient's needs, educates patients and
families to the hospice philosophy and levels of care, creates care
plans and provides end of life support to patients and their
families. Collaborates with physicians and other hospital staff
daily to create a calm, comfortable end of life experience while
utilizing nursing skills for the ongoing assessment of patients to
ensure they qualify for the in-patient stay based on Medicare
hospice guidelines. Position works in Home Care (Community) as well
as in-patient environment. Job Description
- Maintain the professional management responsibility of the
patient's care to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
and professional standards for care of the hospice patient.
- Conducts a complete nursing assessment based on referral data,
client/family interview, and clinical observation of patient health
status in acute care facility.
- Evaluates and documents patient eligibility to meet Medicare
standards for in-patient level of care on an ongoing basis.
- Consults with the facility staff and hospice interdisciplinary
team (IDT) to create a plan of care which includes recommendations
for symptom management. In conjunction with acute care staff makes
recommendations to treatment plan to ensure optimal quality of care
and symptom management for patients at end of life.
- Reevaluates and updates the patient plan of care every 24
- Participates in the training and coaching of in-patient
facility staff as relates to hospice philosophy, regulatory
requirements and management of the hospice patient at end of
- Perform other related duties as required. Qualifications
- Registered Nurse with Valid CT RN license
- One year of RN experience; Homecare or Hospice experience
- Valid driver's license and reliable transportation
- Computer proficiency required. We take great care of careers.
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers
exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you
are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring
new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education
to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving
organization starts with thriving employees we provide a
competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.
Every moment matters. And this is your moment.
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