One of Central Oregon's premiere employers is seeking a full time experienced Registered Nurse to join our team in Central Oregon. Will primarily serve Madras OR and surrounding areas.
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A bit of information about us, we are the community leader in hospice care. We’ve most likely supported one of your neighbors or a friend. Central Oregon patients and their families have chosen Partners In Care for hospice services for the past 40 years.
The Registered Nurse plans, coordinates, implements, evaluates hospice services, and is experienced in nursing, with an emphasis on community health education. The professional nurse builds from the resources of the organization & community to provide services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes. The Registered Nurse is responsible for cost efficient and effective patient care with quality outcomes.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Completes an initial comprehensive and accurate assessment of patient and family to determine home health needs, if Home Health patient include OASIS. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of previous illness (es) and uses the health assessment data to determine appropriate diagnosis and need for other disciplines and resources.
Develops a individualized care plan, which establishes goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative nursing actions. Includes the patient and the family in the planning process. Makes necessary revisions to the care plan as patient status and needs change. Completes and updates the ongoing assessments, and care plan as patient’s status changes.
Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures and treatments and/or end of life comfort procedure. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician.
Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are available.
Provides health care instructions and education to the patient and or family as appropriate per assessment plan and patients’ caregivers’ ability to learn. Adapts teaching styles to meet patient’s needs and family’s needs.
Identifies discharge-planning needs as part of the initial care plan development and implements prior to discharge of the patient.
Develops, monitors, and updates the Home Care Aide (CNA) plan of care as necessary including completion of Home Care Aide (CNA) supervisory visits no later than every 14 days. The Home Care Aide (CNA) plan of care is complete, accurate, and updated every certification or as patient needs change.
Updates the primary physician when necessary and at least every sixty days.
Communicates with the physician regarding the patient’s needs, reports, and changes in the patient’s condition; obtains/receives physician’s orders as required.
Communicates with all members of the healthcare team to promote coordinated, efficient care and documents coordination of care with all involved with patient care.
Initial assessments are complete, accurate, and submitted within 48-72 hours of admit. Additionally, ongoing clinical documentation is complete, accurate, documented, and submitted within 24 hours of patient visit
Participates in weeknight and weekend on-call duties as defined by the on-call policy.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
1-2 years of recent medical/surgical care experience in an institutional setting.
Ideal candidates will possess 1-2 years of home health or hospice experience.
Knowledge of Hospice Services to include Hospice Medicare Benefit as applicable
Demonstrate basic data entry skills
Demonstrate excellent organization skills
Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills
Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
Ability to take initiative and utilize resources
Ability to interact with various departments throughout the organization
Ability to work flexible hours, if needed
Ability to participate as a team player
Ability to plan, prioritize and coordinate
Environmental / Working Conditions:
May be exposed to extremes of heat and cold in all weather conditions. May drive in various weather conditions on roads in varying degrees of repair.
May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases. Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances.
May be exposed to/occasionally exposed to patient elements. Subject to varying and unpredictable situations.
Handles emergency or crisis situations.
Travel required throughout Partners In Care’s central Oregon area of service coverage including LaPine, Crescent, Christmas Valley, Prineville, Madras, Sisters.
OSHA exposure Category I: Position includes tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, tissues. Required Personal Protective Equipment as conditions warrant including: Gloves, gown, mask, mask with shield, goggles, shoe covers, bouffant cap.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the organization shall provide reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified persons with disabilities, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of the organization.
Intent / Function:
All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the duties of the position. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all-inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned as deemed appropriate.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals.
JOB DESCRIPTIONS ARE NOT INTENDED AS AND DO NOT CREATE EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS. THE ORGANIZATION MAINTAINS ITS STATUS AS AN AT-WILL EMPLOYEE
Full time position (32-40 hours week) - normal shifts are Monday through Friday 8am – 5pm. You may be called upon to flex your hours (up or down) to meet the needs of the business. Additionally, you may be required to assist in providing on-call coverage when necessary, and as assigned by the Supervisor.
Part time position (24-31 hours week) - normal shifts are Monday through Friday. You may be called upon to flex your hours (up or down) to meet the needs of the business. Additionally, you may be required to assist in providing on-call coverage when necessary, and as assigned by the Supervisor.
Casual PRN position (23 hours or fewer per week)-working hours include a minimum of one weekend per month plus varying hours, days, and shifts throughout the week depending on patient care needs. Staff may be called upon to flex their hours (up or down) to meet the needs of the business and as assigned by the Supervisor. Casual status employees are required to be available to work a minimum of 5 shifts per month.
Full time employees who successfully complete their first 60 days of employment are eligible for benefits which include Health, Dental, Vision, Paid-time off (vacation, holiday, and sick pay) 403(b) retirement plan (employee contribution) and Life Insurance.
$32.00–$48.50 hour DOE
Partners In Care is proud to be Central Oregon's only independent, non-hospital based, not-for-profit home health and hospice agency based in beautiful Bend Oregon. It is the oldest and largest single hospice provider—including one of the state's three in-patient hospice
In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and its implementing regulation, Partners In Care is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and will not discriminate against race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability (Mental or Physical), communicable disease, or place of origin as defined in the section 504 of Title VI.
Internal Number: 03/18/2020
About Partners In Care
Partners In Care is proud to be Central Oregon's only independent, non-hospital based, not-for-profit home health and hospice agency based in beautiful Bend Oregon. It is the oldest and largest single hospice provider-including one of the state's three in-patient hospice facilities--in a 10,000 square mile region.
Bend is located in the heart of Central Oregon. In the shadows of the Cascade Mountains and surrounded by numerous lakes and rivers, Central Oregon is an outdoor enthusiasts' paradise.