Registered Nurse (RN) - Evelyn's Hospice House at Home
Additional Information About the Role
Join BJC's new exciting and well supported initiative - "Evelyn's Hospice House at Home"
Do you want to make a difference in end of life care by providing supplemental support with Evelyn's House level of care? Allowing hospice patients with intensive symptoms to ability to remain at home? Patients receiving "Evelyn's House at Home" care require 10-12 hours of care per day and have uncontrolled symptoms that they are trying to manage at home.
The ideal candidate will have great assessment skills, IV skills and willing to grow into the position while building this well supported BJC initiative.
Position supports all BJC territories - must be or become dually RN licensed in Missouri and Illinois.
Hires will initially work with the hospice team by being a support Float nurse for field, Evelyn's House and/or the palliative care education team.
9p - 9:30a with rotating weekends based on needs
Cell phone, lap top and safety support provided
IRS mileage reimbursement rates - currently $.655/mile
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BJC Home Care offers patients and their families a complete range of home care services, including skilled nursing services, adult and pediatric hospice and supportive care, rehabilitation therapy, home infusion therapy, infusion treatment rooms, home medical equipment and high-tech respiratory care. Specialty home care programs also are available, including adult and pediatric asthma, cardiac, diabetes, orthopedic and wound care programs.
BJC Home Care provides care to thousands of patients in both Missouri and Illinois. Serving more than 25 counties, it has become the largest home care network in the region and one of the largest in the country.
The Metro St. Louis Intermittent Home Care Department of BJC Home Care Services provides home visits to patients in the metropolitan St. Louis area and several nearby counties, with 24 hour on-call home care nursing supervision. Our JCAHO accredited, multi-disciplinary approach combines leading edge technology with a firm belief in the powerful recuperative advantages of receiving home care.
Registered Nurse evaluates the client and furnishes services requiring substantial and specialized skill, appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures, and instructions to assist the client in learning appropriate self-care techniques. When assigned as case manager, the staff nurse is responsible for coordinating all aspects of care related to that patient.
ResponsibilitiesMonitors patients response and modifies plan of care accordingly.Provides accurate documentation as required.Delivers direct patient care by assessing and evaluating patient's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs.Develops and implements individual plans of care in accordance with the established guidelines and standards of nursing care.Promotes patient and family centered care in a healing environment. Educates patients and their families on how to manage their illness or injury, including post treatment home care needs and medication administration.
EducationNursing Diploma/Associate's - Nursing
Supervisor ExperienceNo Experience
Licenses & CertificationsValid Driver's LicenseRN
EducationBachelor's Degree - Nursing/Home Health