Masonic Village Home Health, Hospice and Home Care
  • Elizabethtown, PA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time Day

Registered Nurse (RN) for Hospice

Full Time * Days with on-call weekend rotation

Masonic Villages of Pennsylvania - Home Health, Hospice, and Home Care Campus

* Salaried * On-Call with Additional Compensation * Mileage Reimbursement at Full Federal Rate *

** Mentor Program - We Will Train **

* Voted #1 home health agency in Lancaster County by Lancaster Newspapers 2020 *

* Part of a greater continuum of care (Masonic Village) providing the best outcomes and transitions for patient *

* Salaried * On-Call with Additional Compensation *


What You'll Do:

As an RN for Hospice you will carry out our Mission of Love by assuring quality care of our Hospice Admissions in a caring, timely and appropriate manner, paying particular attention to management of patient's related symptoms and comfort level. Look for and share with leadership ideas for improvement in the organization.

Our RN for Hospice is responsible for the following:

  • Maintains a working knowledge of standards of care for hospice programs in order to insure compliance for Medicare certification and state licensure of the hospice program. Completes documentation including assessments, certifications and care plans in accordance with the Medicare Conditions of Participation for hospice programs.
  • Attends and participates in IDG, mandatory staff meetings, and in-service programs.
  • Maintain communication and provide updates or changes in patient condition to the patient's family, primary care physician, facility staff and hospice medical director.
  • Monitors quality end-of-life care by routinely assessing patient's needs. Completes accurate documentation, and coordinates care with other members of IDG. Provide end-of-life education for patient, family members, caregivers and friends; responds to the physical, mental, social and emotional needs of terminally ill patient and their loved ones.
  • Revises/updates care plans and performs assessments of family/caregiver needs on an ongoing basis.
  • Pronounces death in the absence of a physician and makes all appropriate notifications. Complete all required documentation.
  • Assess, administer and document professional nursing care to assigned Hospice patients utilizing the nursing process in accordance with both the nursing and administrative policies.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities in an environment that optimizes patient/caregiver safety and reduces likelihood of medication/healthcare errors. Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration. Coordinates all patient services. Assesses pain and utilizes appropriate pain management. Offers support and palliative care.

Requirements for an RN Hospice Nurse include:

  • Current RN licensure by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.
  • CPR certification prior to or upon employment.
  • Previous hospice experience.
  • Valid PA driver's license and insurance on personal vehicle.
  • Excellent mentorship program - we will train!

With over 145 years of providing award-winning care and services across the state of PA, Masonic Villages is driven by our Mission of Love to assists individuals in realizing their potential and enjoying the highest possible quality of life.

Why Choose Masonic Villages:

Each campus is supported by corporate leaders who are fully invested in the mission and to hiring like-minded individuals who are committed to providing heartfelt customer service and invested in contributing to our team environment. When you join our team you can expect:

  • Industry-leading benefits that start day one, like a $0 cost medical coverage option
  • Competitive pay rates to attract the best talent
  • Tuition and Educational Reimbursement
  • A commitment to growing our leaders, with at least 50% of our leadership positions being filled internally
  • Voted #1 home health agency in Lancaster County by Lancaster Newspapers 2020
  • Work-life balance
  • Patient-centered care
  • Part of a greater continuum of care (Masonic Village) providing the best outcomes and transitions for patient.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Learn more about working at Masonic Villages of PA at our careers page: http://masonicvillages.org/careers/

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