Harbor Light Hospice Registered Nurse in East Peoria, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/5068646 We are seeking an experienced Hospice Registered Nurse to join our team. In this role, the Hospice Registered Nurse is responsible for the coordination and delivery of nursing care to patients and families.

Responsibilities include physical assessments and clinical interventions within the Registered Nurse scope of practice and coordination of care with the interdisciplinary team.

Job Responsibilities

As a Hospice Registered Nurse you will participate as a member of the IDG, actively coordinating all aspects of the patient's hospice care, in accordance with current professional standards and practice. You will participate in ongoing interdisciplinary comprehensive assessments, developing and evaluating the plan of care and contributing to patient and family counseling and education. In this role, you will perform comprehensive physical assessments on assigned patients and provide direct care and nursing intervention as dictated by physician order, patient need and the Plan of Care. You will perform the admission process of program presentation, consents, benefit election and initiate the comprehensive assessment and Plan of Care in coordination with the IDG. You will also supervise the services / care performed by the hospice aide/ certified nursing assistant. You will provide and document appropriate patient/ family / caregiver teaching and instructions. You will also coordinate all patient care activities including ordering/obtaining pharmaceuticals, durable medical equipment and supplies.