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Registered Nurse, Hospice, Home Care, RN (Bronx)

Company: VNS Health
Location: Bogota
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Overview
Provides high quality comprehensive nursing care to meet the needs of the patient/client and manages/coordinates the delivery of cost effective multidisciplinary health care services for a caseload of patients/clients consistent with VNS Health philosophy, policy, goals and objectives, and Standards of Nursing Practice. Works under moderate supervision.

For Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) only: Provides health education, social support and community linkages to meet the needs of pregnant and postpartum, first-time mothers and their infants. Also responsible for adhering to NFP national guidelines.

Responsibilities
Responsibilities VNS Health is hiring Full-Time Hospice RNs to work in the Bronx!
As part of VNS Health's Hospice Team, Hospice RNs render palliative care to end-of-life patients in the home setting. With the support of the field team--including RNs, LPNs, supervisors, and other providers in the collaborative care team--RNs meet patients in their most comfortable setting to provide quality, comfort-based care and education.

Some of what this role offers:
3-day/12 hour shift schedule
Sign-on bonus of $12,000
Excellent benefits
Unionized position
Opportunity to interface with patients and families in the comfort of their own home and provide holistic, person-focused care
Ample opportunities for professional growth, including educational opportunities and room for promotion and lateral movement
Supportive, inclusive company culture

Responsibilities:
Render care in accordance with VNS policy, goals, objectives, philosophy, and Standards of Nursing Practice.
Direct, hands-on patient care, including: wound care; management of IV's and catheters; administration of medications
Case management responsibilities, including: scheduling; assessments; assessments; referrals; documentation.
Assess physical, psychological, and social needs of patients and environmental conditions in order to develop an effective plan of care
Travel to patients' homes to render care
All types of patient visits, including start of care and revisits
Report to regional leadership
Participation in regional team activities, including "buddying" with selected staff during orientation and providing feedback on performance
Documents content and process of all services provided in accordance with government regulations/requirements, and VNS Health policies, practices, and procedures. Initiates and maintains written (including clinical and progress notes) and verbal communications with team members and management to assure optimal patient/client care

Qualifications
Licenses and Certifications:
License and current registration to practice as a registered professional nurse in New York State required
Valid driver's license or NYS Non-Driver photo ID card, may be required as determined by operational/regional needs.

Education:
Degree in Nursing from an approved program required

Work Experience:
Minimum of one year of clinical nursing experience, including at least six months of Hospice, or Med/Surg or ICU or Emergency Dep't or Home care, Palliative Care, Oncology or Long Term Care experience required

Keywords: VNS Health, Tenafly , Registered Nurse, Hospice, Home Care, RN (Bronx), Healthcare , Bogota, New Jersey

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