Charlin Hospice LLC Hospice Registered Nurse Plano, TX · Full time

Primary functions are to administer nursing care for patients of all ages in their place of residence, coordinate care with theinterdisciplinary group, patient, family and referring agency; and assume the responsibility for coordination of care.

Description

Initial and ongoing comprehensive assessments of the impact of the terminal disease on the patients physical, functional, psychosocial, and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation, clinical record, case conference, team report, evaluations, and ADLs, (i.e., risk for grief, cultural and spiritual, verbal and non-verbal).


Apply specific criteria for admission and re-certification to hospice care to establish appropriate levels of care and the patient’s eligibility.


Implement/develop/document the plan of care to ensure quality and continuity of care and recommend revisions to the plan as necessary.

Consult with and educate the patient and family regarding disease process, self-care techniques, end-of-life care, nutrition and dietary needs.


Prioritize any needs with the members of the IDG. Provide training to other staff as needed.


Determine scope and frequency of services needed based on acuity and patient/family needs.


Assess the ability of the care giver to meet the patient’s immediate needs upon admission and throughout care.


Initiate appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.


Applies concepts of infection control and standard precautions in coordinating and performing patient care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease. 

Salary

$65,000 - $85,000 per year