Location: dba Good Samaritan Society - Hospice
Address: 7304 Good Samaritan Court, El Paso, TX 79912 USA
Employment Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
This position provides care to assigned patients in a caring, safe and efficient manner and provides leadership to staff and is responsible to perform the following according to location standards, procedures and individualized patient plans of care.
Defines the unit of care (family and patient). Demonstrates knowledge of hospice palliative care; hospice philosophy and scope of services; importance of coordinating services and continuity of care. Recognizes different cultural attitudes and values towards death and dying. Identifies the five stages of the grieving process; anticipatory grief; normal vs. abnormal grief and impact of grief on patient’s family. Provides care according to plan of care and evaluates patients’ need for additional services. Involves patient and family in creation of plan of care. Coordinates with interdisciplinary team as needed. Completes required documentation in appropriate timeframes. Explains advance directives; clinical requirements and interdisciplinary services available through agency. Supports staff in a hospice home environment within a 60-mile radius per Medicare guidelines. Works independently with minimal supervision and seeks guidance as needed. Performs initial patient assessment and ongoing assessments of the patient’s status. Participates in creation of the plan of care. Ensures the plan of care is implemented by the interdisciplinary group. Processes physician services/orders. Completes quality assurance audits as assigned. Participates in agency in services; educational opportunities; team meetings and committees. Assists with customer experience/marketing activities to expand community reach. Assesses and formulates a plan of care for patients in their homes that include social, emotional, and physical needs. Provides nursing care to patients according to physician orders and regulations. Assures physicians orders are processed and physicians are notified in a timely manner. Provides teaching and training to patient / family / caregiver as appropriate.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Licensure for state of practice is required in Nursing or related field preferred.
Must be willing to rotate weekend, night, and holiday call with staff to facilitate adequate coverage for all patients.
Prior work experience in like or related position may be helpful.
The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. The variety of benefits include health benefits, a retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit https//www.good-sam.com/jobs/benefits
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status. For more information including state-specific protections, please visit https//www.good-sam.com/lp/careers/eeo-and-affirmative-action
Req ID: req49082