Job Snapshot Location : Burlington Employee Type : Full-Time Industry : Managed Care Manages Others : No Job Type : Nurse Education : 2 Year Degree Experience : None Relocation Covered : No Post Date : 7/28/2012 Contact Information Ref ID : 65431CBP Description
I believe that the care we give can make every moment count.
Compassionate care and uncompromising service – that’s how Gentiva Hospice, a Gentiva® company, improves quality of life in the final stages of life. By delivering palliative care by hospice professionals, our patients can spend their remaining days in comfort and peace.
At Gentiva Hospice, we believe that every moment matters. We believe in compassionate care. Most of all, we believe in dignity and respect for each patient we serve.
I believe in working for a company that cares as much as I do.
Gentiva Hospice offers our admission nurses a unique employment package that includes:
• Unprecedented opportunities for career growth.
• Clinical ladder for professional credentialing and advancement.
• Flexible full-time and part-time positions.
• Comprehensive benefits which include competitive pay with direct deposit, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability, life insurance, a generous PTO package, paid holidays, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and much more.
I believe my work is my calling.
As an Admission Nurse - RN, you will:
•Assist the team in the interpretation of policies, procedures, as well as state and federal regulations. Participate/conduct nurse and home health aide supervisory visits. Act as an information resource for the interdisciplinary team.
•Participate in patient/family meeting to investigate customer concerns and potential for discharge/revocations.
•Identify patients appropriately before administering nursing care, medications, treatments, and personal care.
•Record all entries on flow sheet, notes, forms, and charts in an informative and descriptive manner targeting terminal diagnosis. RequirementsQualifications
•Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing
•Prefer a minimum of two (2) years experience as a Registered Nurse, preferably in the home health field; one (1) year of hospice experience preferred.
•Current unrestricted licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state(s) to which assigned and current CPR certification
•Good organizational and communication skills
•Ability to function with minimal supervision
•Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult situations.
I believe the best is yet to come.
As a Gentiva Hospice nurse, we give you everything you need to make the most of your career, including advanced education and training, the latest resources and the industry's highest standards of clinical excellence. When you work for Gentiva Hospice, you can expect more: more opportunities, more challenges, more rewards. That's why Gentiva Hospice is the employer of choice for some of today's most experienced and talented nurses.
*Gentiva Health Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V encouraged to apply.