This position requires traveling to patient's homes.
Summary: This position provides professional nursing
care to patients in their home. Delivers
care to patients utilizing the nursing process of: assessment, planning,
intervention, implementation and evaluation.
This position must effectively interact with patient, significant
others, physicians, and other health team members while maintaining standards
of professional nursing. The RN must
provide direct supervision of LPN’s and Aides assigned to patient case load. The documentation must demonstrate working
knowledge of policies and procedures as well as federal, state and local
regulations that impact the practice of nursing in the Hospice Setting.
Safety, including universal precautions and safe work
practices, established fire/safety/disaster plans, risk management, and
security, report and/or correct unsafe working conditions, equipment repair and
Confidentiality of all data, including patient,
employee and operations data.
Quality Assurance and compliance with all regulatory
Compliance with current law and policy to provide a
work environment free from sexual harassment and all illegal and discriminatory
3. Supports and
participates in common teamwork:
Cooperates and works together with all co-workers; plan
and complete job duties with minimal supervisory direction, including
Uses tactful, appropriate communications in sensitive
and emotional situations.
Follows up with appropriate management, personnel
regarding reported complaints, problems and concerns.
Promotes positive public relations with patients,
family members and guests.
Completes requirements for in-service training,
acceptable attendance, uniform and dress codes including personal hygiene, and
other work duties as assigned.
Working Conditions: While performing the duties of this job, the
employee is regularly required to talk, hear, sit use hand to finger, reach
with hand and arms, and lift 60 pounds.
Education: Minimum – Associate Diploma in Nursing with
current Mississippi License.
Experience: One year practice as
RN, prefer previous acute care experience or home health/hospice experience.
Requirements: Valid Driver’s
License, Auto Insurance, Reliable Transportation.