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Registered Nurse- Hospice

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Looking to hire multiple Registered Nurses for our Hospice team in Sacramento!

  • Hiring multiple candidates
  • Sign on Bonus: $10,000-20,000! DOE
  • Compensation: Open for discussion Blossom Ridge is looking to add empathetic Registered Nurses (RNs), who will assist our team in providing compassionate, one on one, quality care to our patients and their families. This is a great opportunity to join a company that focuses on providing quality patient care, has engaged disciplinary teams, offers low caseloads, and an outstanding work life balance! About us: Blossom Ridge is a 4 star Medicare rated home health and hospice company. We are veteran owned and patient focused. Our compassionate teams provide quality care to patients in the Sacramento, Stockton, and Yu ba City areas. Benefits for Full Time Employees:
  • 401k + matching!
  • 2 weeks of paid vacation + 2 floating holidays!
  • Flexible Spending Account + Employer Matching!
  • Holiday pay!
  • 100% benefit coverage for the employee!
  • Flexible Scheduling- schedule your own visits!
  • Referral bonuses
  • And more! Job Requirements: Job Summary: -Coordinate and supervise LVN's and HHA's in the delivery of patient care. Maintain compliance with agency policy and procedures. Follow Medicare and Medicaid regulations. Responsibilities/Essential Functions: The person in this position must be able to perform the following essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations. (*= essential job function)
  • Demonstrate ability to work positively and favorably with patients, families, and staff.
  • Perform the initial home care patient visit and re-evaluate the patient's needs and progress on a regular basis.*
  • Initiate the plan of care under doctor's orders. *
  • Perform admission, transfer, re-certification, resumption of care, and discharge Oasis for the home care patient. *
  • Observe, assess, and document symptoms. *
  • Monitor reactions and patient progress. *
  • Educate patients and caregivers on disease process, medications, plan of care, and individualized treatment plans. *
  • Educate patients and caregiver on techniques for in home health care. *
  • Coordinate patient services. *
  • Supervise LVNs and HHA's. *
  • Notify the physician and other personnel (DPCS, PT, Case Manager) of change in the patient's condition. *
  • Perform skill outline in the agency's approved policy and procedure manual. *
  • Discharge the patient from skilled nursing services when the discharge criteria have been met. *
  • Case conference clinicians providing care to ensure coordination of care. *
  • Update clinical records according to policy and procedures. *
  • Update knowledge and skills by attending in-service programs, continuing education programs, seminars, and self-study programs annually. *
  • Provide onsite supervision of LVN/HHA. *
  • Adhere to Medicaid and Medicare regulations. *
  • Qualifications/Educational Requirements: Environmental Elements:
  • Be a registered nurse (R.N.) with a current license.
  • One year of prior professional nursing experience Requirements Work Environment/Physical Requirements: The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform to the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations. Physical Elements:
    • Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, to enable the employee to communicate effectively.
    • Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, to enable the employee to review a wide variety of materials in electronic or hard copy form.
    • Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, to enable the employee to operate a personal computer, telephone, and other related equipment.
    • Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, to enable the employee to safely lift, move, or maneuver whatever may be necessary to successfully perform the duties of their position.
    • Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, to enable the employee to efficiently function in a general office environment.
    • Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, to enable the employee to efficiently function in a general office environment, with frequent travel to a variety of field sites.
    • Incumbent works in an office environment sometimes with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.
    • Incumbent will have to travel to a variety of patient homes and perform in conditions that vary greatly depending upon the client's home environment. Some homes will be clean, neat, and maintained at a comfortable temperature. Other homes may be cluttered, dirty, with an uncomfortable temperature. The above list reflects the essential functions and other job functions considered necessary of the job identified, and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, or assigned by supervisory personnel. This job description is used as a guide only and not inclusive of responsibilities and job duties. Preferred Experience:
      • Hospice Experience -
      • Intermediate Computer skills -
      • Knowledge of Medicare and Medical regulation In order to be considered for employment, all applicants must have the following: -
        • Minimum of 1 year of prior professional nursing experience required.
        • Driver's License and Reliable Transportation
        • Current Automobile Insurance - Blossom Ridge Home Health Agency is an equal opportunity employer and does not deny -benefits to, or exclude, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of sex, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, disability or age in admission, treatment or participation in its program, services and activities, or in employment. - - -

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Sacramento , Registered Nurse- Hospice, Healthcare , Sacramento, California

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