Registered Nurse - Home Hospice - Greenville, NC

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Vidant Home Health and Hospice

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health is a regional health system serving 29 counties in eastern North Carolina. We are working every day to improve the health of the 1.4 million people we serve. Vidant Health is made up of 9 hospitals, physician practices, home health, hospice, wellness centers and other health care services. Vidant Medical Center is affiliated with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. As a major resource for health services and education, Vidant Health strives to support local medical communities and to work with providers throughout the region to deliver quality care. Our goal is to enhance services that are available locally and to eliminate barriers involving time, distance and lack of awareness that sometimes prevent patients from receiving the care they need.

Vidant Home Health and Hospice is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) to join their Home Hospice team!

About Vidant Home Health and Hospice

Vidant Health provides quality in-home health care services with concern, competence and compassion. We understand the importance of being able to stay in your own home to receive care, and we offer respectful care with your loved ones involved. Vidant Home Health and Hospice is Medicare certified and Joint Commission accredited.

Home health services include skilled nursing, therapy, home health aide, social work services and hospice care as needed. Families are included in all care plans according to your wishes. The Ahoskie office covers the counties listed below.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service appropriate to the age of the patient. Provides individualized nursing care as indicated to home health and hospice patients.
  • Assesses patients and identifies needs that encompass the total well being of the patient and family unit.
  • Develops and revises an effective plan of care in collaboration with the patient, family, referring physician, and multidisciplinary team. 
  • Instructs the patient/family about care, treatment, and services and the individualized plan of care as ordered by the physician. Counsels the patient and family regarding services, end of life issues (hospice), patient's rights and responsibilities, reimbursement constraints and any financial responsibilities of the patient/responsible party.
  • Assists in the education of medical students/residents, nurses, nursing assistants, and others as identified. Serves as a preceptor in the clinical training of medical students/residents, nursing students, nursing assistants, and others. Assists with the orientation of new staff and others as assigned.
  • Demonstrates professionalism and service excellence.

Minimum Requirements

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the N.C. Board of Nursing.
  • More than 2 years progressive clinical experience preferred.
  • Evidence of skills in:
    • Effective communication
    • Organization
    • Infusion therapy and other technical skill validation
    • Sound assessment and professional judgment
    • Demonstrates flexibility.
  • Must maintain a valid North Carolina driver's license or be licensed in the state you reside and maintain the Vidant Health required minimum insurance limits (Clinical home staff).
  • Must maintain adequate/dependable transportation in order to perform specific job functions.

Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Other Information

  • Work hours are Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.
  • Rotating weekly call.
  • Position is salaried with opportunity for productivity bonus.
  • Relocation Assistance is available.  

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

Vidant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  EOE Applications for Vidant Health and its subsidiary corporate entities are accepted and employees are chosen for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, or disability.

 

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