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Registered Nurse Hospice

Location: Camarillo
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Since 1947 Livingston Memorial has cared for those in the community who need a little extra help to heal at home, are experiencing a serious or end-of-life illness, or suffered the loss of a loved one. We are a cornerstone in the community and a leader in healthcare. We are the proud recipients of the SHP Best Hospice Caregiver Satisfaction Award in 2019. $2000 SIGN ON BONUS FOR FULL-TIME Livingston Memorial is looking for Full-Time Registered Nurse Hospice Provides and documents intermittent therapeutic, palliative, end of life skilled services in the patient---s place of residence. Patient problems range from simple to very complex. Provides services when ordered by a physician and in accordance with the Medicare Conditions of Participation, California Hospice Standards, standards of The Joint Commission and accepted standards of nursing practice and LMVNA Policies and Procedures. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Conducts and documents the nursing component of the comprehensive assessment on admission, recertification (90, 60 days) and/or when the patient---s condition warrants Determines program eligibility, needed services and verifies payer sources. Reviews patient---s medications at every visit, maintains a list of current medications and reconciles the Hospice medication list with medication lists from other providers; e.g. inpatient discharge. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary care group (IDG) in developing and maintaining an individualized patient centered plan of care. Evaluates the patient---s response to care, updates the care plan and makes referrals to internal and external resources to meet patient---s needs. Develops and implements an individualized teaching plan for the patient and family/ caregiver with a goal of assisting the patient and family in reaching a safe and comfortable death in accordance with the patient---s wishes. Timely obtains physician orders for necessary care and services. Case manages assigned patients ensuring continuity of care and efficient and effective utilization of resources to ensure patient goals and desired outcomes are met. Communicates timely and effectively with physicians, Case Managers, Patient Care Coordinator(s), Senior Case Manager(s), Director(s), and appropriate members of the IDG regarding changes in the patient---s condition, plan of care, needs and goals. Ensures clinical documentation is complete, accurate, professional and submitted to LMVNA within 48 hours of the visit, patient/family or interdisciplinary care team interaction. Presents assigned patients at weekly care conferences. Proactively ensures patients have correct supplies. Supervises LVNs and CHHAs. Ensures a current CHHA plan of care is on record and available to the CHHA. Makes CHHA supervisory visits at least every two weeks. Ensures that all required notices are provided to the patient or patient---s legal representative timely and in compliance with regulations. Monitors case communication follow up notes, e-mail and mailbox and takes appropriate action in a timely fashion. Works weekends and holiday rotations as assigned. Accurately and timely records and reports hours worked as required by state regulations. Identifies health and safety risks and implements risk reduction strategies for self and others according to LMVNA policy and procedure. Actively participates in quality improvement, in-services and other activities as requested or required. QUALIFICATIONS: Valid CA Registered Nurse License Valid Basic Life Support Certification One year experience in a healthcare setting. BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, and Vision 403(b) Retirement plan Flexible Spending Account Company Life & Disability Insurance Optional Life Insurance Education Assistance Paid Time Off Days Join a company that is a cornerstone in the community and a leader in healthcare Company Description For more than 72 years, Livingston has cared for those in the community who need a little extra help to heal at home, are experiencing a serious or end-of-life illness, or suffered the loss of a loved one. Together, we ensure that --- on any given day --- hundreds of patients and family members are cared for by our team that includes physicians, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech therapists, registered dieticians, certified nursing assistants, social workers, chaplains, counselors, and volunteers. We are here when you need us most. We are a cornerstone in the community and a leader in healthcare. Given our strong local partnerships and renowned expertise, we are uniquely prepared to provide excellent home healthcare and care for those living with, and impacted by life-limiting illnesses. The warmth, skill, and experience of our teams ensure that your needs are at the forefront of the care we provide.

Keywords: LIVINGSTON MEMORIAL VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION, Camarillo , Registered Nurse Hospice, Healthcare , Camarillo, California

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