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Providence Health & Services RN Hospice Clinical Resource in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Hospice Clinical Resource (Hospice, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Hospice in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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In this position you will:

  • Using the nursing assessment and process, make an assessment of the patient and family’s needs to develop the nursing care plan. Initiate the admission and plan of care. Confer with physicians and other hospice team members to develop the interdisciplinary Hospice plan of care.

  • Demonstrate respect, compassion and cultural sensitivity to patients/families, other employees and students.

  • Advocate for excellence in patient care.

  • Utilize sound judgment and applies knowledge of process, systems, and skills in the performance of duties.

  • Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration skills when interacting with patients/families, other health care team members and members of other departments. This communication includes situation, background, assessment, and recommendations (SBAR). Utilizes tools adapted through quality and safety initiatives when communicating patient status.

  • Teach, supervise, and counsel the patient and caregivers regarding patient care in accordance with the patient and family’s wishes including cultural and religious practices, emotional barriers, desire and motivation to learn, physical and/or cognitive limitations, communication styles, and language barriers.

  • Maintain patient clinical, progress, and itinerary records to meet JCAHO and Federal regulations.

  • Participates as preceptor in the orientation of new staff and/or students as assigned by supervisor.

  • Evaluate and instruct staff and students in the performance of direct patient care and clinical documentation

  • Actively participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of unit-based orientation and skills competency assessments while following best practices.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited/approved school of Nursing

  • Current Alaska RN license required

  • Alaska State Drivers license required and proof of automobile insurance according to AK State Vehicle laws.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required from American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire

  • 2 years clinical experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 1 year experience in a Medicare certified hospice or community health nursing

About the Hospice Program

The hospice program emphasizes quality rather than length of life. Hospice treats the person, not the disease, taking special care in include the family. It coordinates patient care activities with other members of the healthcare team in a collegial relationship to promote patient comfort and assist in the achievement of a comfortable and peaceful death.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Health Care

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 288653

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