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Registered Nurse, Hospice Home Care, RN (Bronx)

Company: VNS Health
Location: Alpine
Posted on: September 10, 2023

Job Description:

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.
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:

  • 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 cultureResponsibilities:
    • 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
      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.
      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 , Alpine, New Jersey

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