Registered Nurse (RN) - Hospice Inpatient - Full-Time Day
Company: Prisma Health
Posted on: November 21, 2022
Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.
The hospice registered nurse utilizes the nursing process to
provide hospice and palliative care to the terminally ill patient,
regardless of their age, and supportive care to the patient's
family in the Hospice House.
Adheres to all compliance and policy and procedure requirements of
the organization including, but not limited to: licensure renewal,
assigned training, employee health screenings, time and attendance
policy, dress code policy, patient confidentiality, infection
control, medication administration. Demonstrates knowledge of
regulatory agency requirements (The Joint Commission, DHEC).
Provides care within the scope of the SC Nursing Practice Act.
This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus of $10,000 for
external candidates through March 1, 2023.
Assessment and Planning
a. Assesses patient physiological, psychosocial, developmental,
environmental needs, and the
- - - families' need for supportive care. Considers the physical,
emotional, and spiritual aspects of the
- - - patient/family when assessing the patient's needs. Assesses
pain and other symptoms. Offers
- - - input into the interdisciplinary Plan of Care based on
assessments. Provides assessment to
- - - physician. Documents assessments in the medical record .
b. Develops an individualized nursing and a CNA plan of care, as
needed, seeking input from the
- - - patient and family. Monitors and updates the plans of care,
as needed, due to changes in status
- - - and family needs.
c. Assess for, and provides education to, patient/family. Monitors
the patient's/family's need for
- - - additional services and refers to other members of the
d. Develops a plan of care for the time of death that meets the
express wishes of the patient/family.
a.Performs appropriate nursing interventions with thorough and
timely documentation in patient's
- - chart. -Utilizes standing orders and medical authorization
guidelines to guide practice.
b. Reports assessment findings and changes in patient's condition
to physician; -makes
- - recommendations.
c. Recognizes the family decision-making role and patient's right
d. Oversees CNA's performance of the Plan of Care according to
Evaluates the the effectiveness of specific interventions and the
resulting movement toward goals. The evaluation process is
reflected by patient's response to any treatment and/or medication
administered, patient's disease progression and family's response
to change, patient's progress toward goals and achieved outcomes,
patient/family response to teaching, family caregiver's potential
and current ability to cope with the physical and emotional demands
of their role in patient's care, and cultural needs and/or
developmental needs. -
Understands the importance of continued support for the family
during the process of bereavement through bereavement follow-up
with patient's family, supporting the bereavement POC, attending
funeral, visitations or memorial services whenever possible, and
attending scheduled bereavement program events, supporting those
families served. Is knowledgeable of the process of grief/loss and
demonstrates appropriate supportive interventions.
a. Facilitates continuity of care with other team members and other
agencies through accurate and
- - - timely exchange of information. -Communicates on a regular
basis with all staff/volunteers
- - - regarding patient status. Communicates with physicians and
others, as needed, to coordinate and
- - - ensure quality care. Provides ongoing communication with all
Hospice team members. Attends
- - - and participates in - team meetings, briefings and other
b. Communicates verbally and in writing with pharmacy, DME vendors,
material management and insurance
- - - companies to help control agency costs.
c. Documents all clinical findings, interventions, physician
orders, changes in the Plan of Care, -telephone calls, team
conferences and referrals.
d. Initiates POC at time of death and notifies all appropriate
persons/agencies. Completes all -discharge paperwork.
Performs the following tasks in support of the general needs of the
a. Participates in review of quality data and makes appropriate
recommendations for improvement.
b. Performs admission, evaluation visits and consultative services
c. Works on various projects and committees as requested.
d. Educates the public regarding end-of life issues.
e. Assists with the orientation and training of students/new
This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor,
manager, director or executive.
Associate's Degree- Nursing
No experience required.
2 years- Acute Care Nursing is preferred.
RN - REGISTERED NURSE - (Code NLRN)
Other Required Experience
Experience in hospice or other home care services- Preferred -
Day (United States of America)
Greenville Memorial Med Campus
1067 Hospice - Upstate
10696050 Nursing Service
Share your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform
healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The
transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every
role here at Prisma Health. - - - - - - - -
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At Prisma Health, each of our nurses brings their own unique
characteristics to their jobs. But what binds us together is our
common commitment to Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the
RN sign-on bonus currently available
Now is the perfect time to join Prisma Health if you are an
experienced RN with a minimum of 1-year acute care experience and
licensed in South Carolina! We offer up to a $30,000 sign-on bonus
for eligible full-time positions and $10,000 for part-time
positions (minimum of 20 hours per week). Prisma Health requires a
one-year commitment (we're confident you're going to love working
here). We also offer relocation assistance!
Our team is comprised of nearly 29,000 people helping us change
thousands of lives for the better every day.
A strong legacy of care
As South Carolina's largest private, non-profit healthcare system,
and second-largest private company, we are here to create a better
state of health for South Carolinians. Prisma Health is inspired to
help people live their healthiest lives. As the most comprehensive
integrated healthcare system in South Carolina, we're on a journey
to transform the healthcare experience for our patients and their
That's why our team members are dedicated to living our purpose:
-Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.
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