Samaritan Health Services Supervisor-Hospice-RN in Albany, Oregon

Samaritan Albany General Hospital * AGH Hospice Inpatient

Albany, OR

Nursing/ Patient Care

1.0 (80 hrs/pp), Day,

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

  • Supervises and provides guidance in day-to-day operations of assigned teams. Monitors workflow to identify challenges and provide real-time solutions and adjustments. Contributes to the development of policies, procedures and work instructions by identifying needs and submitting evidence based recommendations.

  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION

  • The Hospice teams at Samaritan Health Services support patients and family members through the final stages of their illness. Evergreen Hospice serves patients in Linn, Benton, Marion and Polk Counties. These services are offered in the home setting which may include the patient’s own residence, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and adult foster homes. Services offered in the home include intermittent skilled nursing visits (24-hour on-call nursing services available), pain and symptom management, medical social services, counseling, spiritual support, hospice aides, trained hospice volunteers and bereavement support. Medications and equipment are included as appropriate. The Samaritan Evergreen Hospice House in Albany is a 12 bed inpatient facility that provides symptom management and short term respite and room and board care.

  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current unencumbered Oregon RN license required. BSN preferred.

  • Healthcare Provider BLS required.

  • Two (2) years experience in a hospital required.

  • Must be able to pass Criminal Records Check upon hire and every three (3) years thereafter.

  • AGH Hospice Inpatient:

  • This position requires the use of the employee's personal automobile. Employee must have a valid driver's license and auto liability/property damage insurance as required by law and must maintain their vehicle in good working order.

  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Adaptability/Flexibility: Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to urgent medical situations that may arise with high risk or diverse patient populations. Ability to adjust actions in relation to others and adapt treatment to offer best possible care to patients.

  • Communication: Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues. Ability to perform group presentations and listen to and understand complex information and ideas.

  • Conflict resolution: Ability to proactively resolve conflicts in a positive and constructive manner. Possess the knowledge and skills to handle complaints, settle disputes, and negotiate with others to reach mutually beneficial decisions.

  • Customer Service: Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

  • Problem Solving: Ability to identify complex problems, review related information, employ creativity and alternative thinking to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

  • Team Building: Ability to work, function and communicate on a multi-disciplinary team. Possess the knowledge and skills to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time.

  • Time Management: Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Rarely (1 - 10% of the time)

Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time)

Frequently (34 - 66% of the time)

Continually (67 – 100% of the time)

CLIMB – LADDER

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs

LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 20 – 40 Lbs

LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 40 – 60 Lbs

LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 20 - 40 Lbs

CARRY 1-handed, 40 - 60 pounds

CRAWL (hands & knees)

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

LIFT(Knee to chest: 24"-54") 40 - 60 Lbs

CARRY 1-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

KNEEL(on knees)

REACH- Upward

PUSH(0-20 pounds force)

PUSH(20-40 pounds force)

PULL (0-20 pounds force)

PULL(20-40 pounds force)

PULL(40 - 60 pounds force)

SIT

STAND

WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

WALK - INCLINE

CLIMB - STAIRS

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT(Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT(Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs

LIFT(Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT(Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

SQUATRepetitive

BEND FORWARD at waist

ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

ROTATE TRUNK Standing

ENTER & EXIT VEHICLE/MACHINERY

REACH -Forward

MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

FINGER DEXTERITY

PINCHFingers

GRASPHand/Fist

CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

Posted: 04/17/2018

Req #: 40575

Start Time: 0800 (8:00 am)

Weekend Required: Occasional

Overtime Rule: Exempt

End Time: 1630 (4:30 pm)