RN Hospice Home Care
Additional Information About the Role
Great part-time opportunity for a dedicated Hospice nurse who wants to provide compassionate admission, symptom management and death visits for patients and families during such an intimate time.
This is a manageable work day and a great team to work with and for.
3 days per week.
Preferred shift 9:00 AM-5:30 PM (flexible to some degree)
Every other weekend.
Cell Phone and Laptop provided.
IRS rate mileage reimbursement.
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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.
Hospice, the final stage of BJC's continuum of care, is a special kind of caring for patients with a life-limiting illness. Services are provided in the comfort of the patient's home or skilled nursing facility. The Hospice staff are sensitive to the physical, psychosocial, emotional and spiritual needs of terminally ill adult and pediatric patients and their families. We provide a multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals and volunteers, specially trained in symptom management, pain control, counseling and bereavement services for the dying. Our Hospice services include alternative therapies such as music, art and massage therapy. Our Hospice programs provide palliative care by helping patients manage their pain and symptoms while living their lives with daily peace and dignity.
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