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Hospice RN Float Nurse

Company: Goodwin Living
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

*Celebrated as the #1 Top Workplace in the D.C. region for 2023 by *_*The Washington Post*_*, Goodwin Living is more than a team it's a global family of individuals who represent more than 65 countries.**Why Our Team Members Vote Us #1*Goodwin Living ranks #1 thanks to team members who respond to an annual survey conducted by a neutral, third-party resource. Here are some reasons they honor us with this ranking:*Embracing Diversity:* Our strength is in our diverse team from over 65 countries, fostering an inclusive and vibrant culture that values every voice.*Growth and Opportunities:* We bolster personal and professional development, offering myriad opportunities, from on-the-job training to mentorship programs and financial support, to help you reach your full potential.*Valuing Our Team Members:* By prioritizing team member satisfaction, we create a fulfilling work environment with competitive benefits, work-life balance, and recognition programs, ensuring our team feels appreciated and valued.*About the Position*The Goodwin Hospice team is seeking a full-time *Hospice RN Float Nurse* to support a team covering the Northern Virginia area within the beltway. Work with seasoned hospice professionals in caring for patients and families in their community and facility homes at the end of life. Candidates will support the hospice interdisciplinary group (IDG) by working with referral sources to determine clinical eligibility, conduct information visits and admit eligible patients at hospitals, home, or facilities. This position is primarily responsible for assisting in patient care delivery services to meet the care plan needs and goals of the patient and family.*Job Duties** Is assigned to make patient visits in coordination with the Clinical Supervisor that includes nursing assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating all phases of nursing care.* Assesses patient needs and admission for service and follows protocol in admitting patients who meet eligibility criteria.* Assists the team in articulating continual hospice eligibility, including documenting appropriate subjective and objective criteria.* Helps to evaluate and make changes to the plan of care for home health aides and supervises their activities, including regular teaching.* Informs the Director of Clinical Services of unusual or potentially problematic resident/family issues.* Competent in evidence-based goals of care conversations with patients and families.* Participates in quality improvement reviews and evaluations of IDT activities.* Communicates with the attending physician, facility and family concerning patient/family care needs and response to interventions.* When patient is at a facility, understands the necessity of full partnership with the staff, including actively soliciting feedback, responding appropriately, and educating tactfully.* Initiates, implements, coordinates, and documents the patients plan of care with the IDT in accordance with nursing needs specified in the approved plan of care.* Delivers or supervises skilled nursing services using evidence-based knowledge regarding end-of-life care.* Documents all clinical nursing visits, medication additions and changes, care plans, and additional documentation per protocol within 24 hours of provided service.* Reports changes in the patients medical or mental condition to the attending physician, facility staff and hospice team.* Teaches or supervises the teaching of household members, facility staff and volunteers who are responsible for assisting the patient with nursing or personal care needs.* Maintains regular communication with the Director of Clinical Services, other hospice staff members and other agencies as needed to coordinate optimal care and use of resources for the patient/family.*Job Requirements** A registered nurse who is currently licensed by the Virginia State Board of Nursing.* Minimum two (2) years experience as a professional nurse, preferably in a hospice, home care or critical care setting.* Certified Hospice and Palliative Care, preferred.* Proficient in Word, and able to master documentation software competently enough to assist others in its use.* Has a valid drivers license and is able and willing to drive to patients homes to deliver care as part of caseload responsibilities.* Responds calmly and tactfully to stressful and emergency medical and psychosocial situations.* Demonstrated ability to assess and respond to the needs of terminally ill residents and families in varied settings.* Demonstrated skill in nursing practice, ability to cope with family emotional stress and tolerance of individual lifestyles.*A sampling of our many benefits!*Weve got you covered with incredible benefits, whether you work full-time, part-time, or PRN (as needed). Heres a glimpse of what we offer to Full-Time team members:* Paid Time Off* Health Insurance* Daily Pay: Work and get paid the same day!* Tuition Assistance for Career Development* Financial assistance with U.S. Citizenship application or DACA Renewal* Tutoring for ESL, Citizenship Test & GED* Staff Emergency Grants* Referral Program: Earn up to $3,000 referral bonus for referring friends and family!* Free Meals, Access to a Fitness Center, Pool, and More*About Goodwin Living*At Goodwin Living, we can all find work with purpose! As a nonprofit senior living and healthcare organization based in Alexandria, Virginia, we are driven by our mission: to support, honor and uplift the lives of older adults and those who care for them. Our commitment to our team members is written directly into that statement. We create an enriching and supportive work environment that has inspired our team members to vote us into the Washington Post Top Workplace rankings since 2019, and they made us #1 in 2023!*Goodwin Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an AARP Employer Pledge Signer. We take pride in our inclusive work culture that values diversity and fosters talent. With us, you are more than just a team member; you are part of a community committed to excellence and continuous learning.*Job Type: Full-timePay: $45.00 - $46.50 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible schedule* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Referral program* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* Hospice & Palliative MedicinePhysical setting:* Acute care* Hospital* Inpatient* Long term care* Nursing home* Outpatient* Skilled nursing facilityStandard shift:* Day shiftSupplemental schedule:* Holidays* On callWeekly schedule:* Monday to Friday* Rotating weekendsExperience:* Hospice: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* RN License (Required)* Driver's License (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

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