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RN Hospice Nights

Company: Spectrum Health
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Job Description:

UP TO $10,000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE Job Summary Under the direct supervision of the Nursing Manager, and in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse uses clinical judgment skills to access and implement the treatment plan for patients. The RN assesses monitors, detects, plans and takes appropriate action to prevent physiological complications associated with specific health problems and/or medical treatment. Essential Functions

  • Communicates effectively with staff, residents and families. Assesses, develops, and maintains an individualized patient plan of care with the patient.
  • As needed, specified by SH entity: Performs Medication Administration Pass according to regulatory guidelines. Informs MDS coordinator of significant resident/patient changes needed for completion of the MDS.
  • Communicates with other members of the health care team in order to ensure continuity of care and coordination of services. Acts as a patient/family advocate.
  • Evaluates patient's and significant other's educational needs and develops and implements appropriate teaching strategies or makes appropriate referrals.
  • Observes and reports the patient's condition, needs and outcomes of intervention to the physician and other team members. Identify problems and emergency situations, and initiate immediate "life saving" measures in the absence of a physician.
  • As needed, specified by SH entity: Teaches and supervises the care provided by CNA, LPN or other nursing service personnel according to regulatory and agency guidelines.
  • Implements the plan of care by providing nursing services, including teaching, treatments, diagnostics, and preventive procedures, regularly evaluating the patient's progress toward established goals recommending revisions to the plan as necessary, and planning for termination of service or discharge. Assumes a leadership role and delegates appropriately to support staff to facilitate safe, quality patient care in a cost-effective manner.
  • Participates in ongoing process improvement activities through the application of clinical paths, QA processes and other related activities. Ensures that processes and services are continuously monitored for quality, cost effectiveness, and efficiency. Qualifications
    • Required Associate's Degree Nursing
    • Preferred Bachelor's Degree Nursing
      • 2 years of relevant experience OB-postpartum and breastfeeding support, specific to the Going Home RN for Healthier Communities Required
      • 1 year of relevant experience of acute care, emergency, or rehab facility experience for all of the Home Care business lines Preferred
        • LIC-Registered Nurse (RN) - STATE_MI State of Michigan Upon Hire required
        • LIC-Driver's License - STATE_MI State of Michigan Upon Hire required
        • CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - AHA American Heart Association VNA and Home Care Business lines 90 Days required Or
        • CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - ARC American Red Cross VNA and Home Care Business lines 90 Days required
        • CRT-Board Cert Lactation Consultant (BC-IBCLC) - IBCLCE International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners Going Home RN for Healthier Communities Upon Hire preferred
          Physical Demands
          • Pallet to Waist (6" from floor) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 50 lbs
          • Waist to Waist > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 50 lbs
          • Waist to Chest (below shoulder) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
          • Waist to Overhead > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 5 lbs
          • Bilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 25 lbs
          • Unilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
          • Pushing Force > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 25 lbs
          • Pulling Force > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 20 lbs
          • Sitting: Occasionally
          • Standing: Frequently
          • Walking: Frequently
          • Forward Bend - Standing: Occasionally
          • Forward Bend - Sitting: Occasionally
          • Trunk Rotation - Standing: Occasionally
          • Trunk Rotation - Sitting: Occasionally
          • Squat: Seldom
          • Stair Climbing: Seldom
          • Crawling / Kneeling: Seldom
          • Driving: Occasionally
          • Reach - Above Shoulder: Seldom
          • Reach - at Shoulder or Below: Occasionally
          • Handling: Occasionally
          • Forceful Grip > 5 lbs: Occasionally
          • Forceful Pinch > 2 lbs: Occasionally
          • Finger/Hand Dexterity: Frequently
          • Visual Acuity None = No; Seldom = Yes : Seldom Primary LocationSITE - Kent Community Campus Building Only - 750 Fuller Ave - Grand RapidsDepartment NameSkilled Nursing - Hospice - CHWEmployment TypeFull timeShiftNight (United States of America)Weekly Scheduled Hours36Hours of Work8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.Days WorkedMonday to SundayWeekend FrequencyEvery third weekend CURRENT COREWELL HEALTH TEAM MEMBERS - Please apply through Find Jobs from your Workday team member account. This career site is for Non-Corewell Health team members only. Corewell Health is committed to providing a safe environment for our team members, patients, visitors and community. That is why we require a drug-free workplace and various vaccinations as a requirement for employment.Corewell Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.An interconnected, collaborative culture where all are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, is vital to the health of our organization. As a health system, we advocate for equity as we care for our patients, our communities, and each other. From workshops that develop cultural intelligence, to our inclusion resource groups for people to find community and empowerment at work, we are dedicated to ongoing resources that advance our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. We invite those that share in our commitment to join our team.If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request assistance in completing the application process by calling . We are committed to granting reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable laws.

Keywords: Spectrum Health, Kalamazoo , RN Hospice Nights, Healthcare , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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