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RN - Home Health Care/Hospice - ON CALL

Company: Holyoke VNA & Hospice
Location: Holyoke
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

The Holyoke Visiting Nurse Association, Inc., established in 1905, is dedicated to providing quality skilled care to individuals in the comfort of their home. We coordinate and deliver comprehensive, cost-effective services including nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, social work and home health aide care. In addition, we are committed to promoting community health through education and special programs.As a successful and growing agency, Holyoke VNA & Hospice Life Care is looking for an experienced Registered Nurse who wants to service our community in an on-call capacity. We are looking for a compassionate, detail-oriented nurse to provide on-call to our patients. The On Call Registered Nurse is a full time position. The shift start times are after 4pm/ flexible, Monday through Saturday, and any other time the office is closed to assure appropriate follow-up at all times to Hospice and VNA patients. When patient calls come in after 4:30PM, the answering service will pass on every call to the on-call nurse. In addition, it also includes working 2 holidays on a rotating basis. The on-call RN will provide the following appropriate responsibilities/tasks to the call and will make a home visit if one is needed.Responsibilities include the following:Admissions, symptom management visits and/or pronouncement visits.Instruct patients and caregivers in symptom management and end of life care.Communicates with MD to facilitate recommendations for symptoms and pain management.Evaluates outcomes of nursing intervention and initiate changes when appropriateCollaborate, communicate and cooperate as appropriate with other health care providers to ensure quality and continuity of care.Complete, maintain and submit accurate and timely documentation and relevant clinical notes regarding the client s condition and care and treatment provided.Requirements:Hospice - Recent end of life care - 1 yearNursing: RN License with a minimum of 1 year experience (preferred) Hot Job Location: Valley Health System HVNA ClinicalSchedule: Full Time, varying shifts

Keywords: Holyoke VNA & Hospice, Springfield , RN - Home Health Care/Hospice - ON CALL, Healthcare , Holyoke, Massachusetts

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