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Registered Nurse (RN) - Hospice - $30-36 per hour, Nights

Company: Houston Hospice
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

Houston Hospice is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Hospice for a nursing job in Houston, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Hospice
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, nights
  • Employment Type: PermanentQualificationsEducationRN degree from an accredited college/university.LicensesValid nursing license in the State of Texas or another compact state.Valid Texas Driver's Licenses.ExperienceMinimum of one year in hospital or hospice experience.Experience in the Charge Nurse role a plus.SkillsCompassionate bedside manner.Effective oral and written communication skills.Team player and collaborative.Computer skills required.Making a DifferenceThe Staff RN cares for patients and families in Houston Hospice's Inpatient Unit, located in the Texas Medical Center. You will provide education and support to hospice patients at the end of life and their family members or loved ones. At this very special time in someone's life, you will be there for them, helping to provide care and comfort.Rewarding CareerThis is the reason why you became a nurse! At Houston Hospice, you will provide compassionate care, love, and support to pediatric patients, veterans, geriatric patients, and people from all walks of life. Each day you will help people live their best quality of life by providing pain and symptom management. There is a high reward for helping people through this journey. Hospice is a calling for a very special kind of nurse.Great Work-Life BalanceThe Staff RN position utilizes self-scheduling. By collaborating with your nursing team and supervisor to create a schedule that works best, you have the flexibility to create a work schedule that is best for your life and your needs. At Houston Hospice, we support our nursing staff in their work-life balance, self-care, and personal needs. Your health and well-being are our priority.Awesome CultureGreat opportunity to advance and grow within the organization.Houston Hospice's nursing team is more like a family.We work together.We support each other.Nurses love what they do.Longevity Shows StabilityAt Houston Hospice, we make sure that you feel valued. Your role in the care of hospice patients matters. Families often return to thank us for our kindness and compassion, as well. The look in their eyes as they express their gratitude makes this job rewarding beyond measure. We have many long-term employees because of our culture and work-life balance. Our nurses say that it feels like a family here, not just coworkers. The care you give matters.A Night in the Life of a Staff RNEstablishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, psychosocial, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.Provides initial and ongoing assessments for each patient and provides symptom and pain management that supports their best quality of life.Spends quality, one-on-one time with patients and their families to support everyday needs.Cares for the patient's needs by working with our multi-disciplinary team.Communicates care instructions to the patient and family in a respectful and caring way.Administers medication and treatments as prescribed by the physician.Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.Completes, maintains and submits accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding the patient's condition and care given.Additional duties as assigned.How do we help people live their best quality of lifeOur interdisciplinary teams include a hospice certified physician, registered nurse, social worker, chaplain, hospice aide, bereavement counselor, and volunteers. Our physicians are board-certified in hospice care and partner with our nurses in the expert care of pediatric hospice patients, veterans, geriatric patients, and their families. In addition, we offer bereavement support for up to 13 months after the patient's death, at no charge, and we offer charity care for those who are unable to pay for care.Houston Hospice's mission is to provide uncompromising, compassionate, end-of-life care to patients and families, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, age, disease, place of origin, insurance status, or ability to pay.Our service area spans 13 counties in Texas, including Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Jackson, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Waller, and Wharton Counties.Visit houstonhospice.org for more information.We are looking for people whoProvides care and services that are responsive to the needs and exceed the expectations of those we serve.Upholds high standards of ethical conduct and advocates for the rights of patients and their families.Ensures clinical excellence and promotes safety through standards of practice.Promotes inclusiveness in our community by ensuring that all people, regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, disease, or other characteristics, have access to our services.Builds a culture of quality and accountability within our organization that values collaboration and communication and ensures ethical business practices.Fosters a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment that promotes inclusion, individual accountability, and workforce excellence through professional development, training, and support to all staff and volunteers.Ensures compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and professional standards of practice, implementing systems and processes that prevent fraud and abuse.Be a part of HistoryHospice nursing isn't a job, it's a calling. At Houston Hospice, our nurses build long-lasting relationships with patients, families, and colleagues.Houston Hospice is the #1 hospice in Greater Houston. As a prestigious nonprofit organization, we are part of Houston and Texas history, having served the community for over 42 years. As a member of the Texas Medical Center, Houston Hospice partners with the largest and most prominent hospitals, ensuring the highest quality standards of care and employment. We have a 3-story Inpatient Unit that overlooks a scenic garden and houses 33 beds for patients, including family rooms, showers, an on-site kitchen, and free surface-level parking.Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, PRNBenefits:Dental insuranceEmployee assistance programEmployee discountFlexible scheduleFlexible spending accountFree parkingHealth insuranceLife insurancePaid sick timePaid time offVision insuranceMedical Specialty:CardiologyCritical & Intensive CareGeriatricsHome HealthMedical-SurgicalOncologyPediatricsWound CarePhysical Setting:HospitalLong term careSchedule:12 hour shiftDay shiftNight shiftCOVID-19 considerations:All staff, volunteers, and visitors are required to wear a mask, and screen their temperature daily. Employees are required to have COVID-19 vaccinations to be employed by Houston Hospice.Experience:Nursing: 1 year (Required)License/Certification:RN (Required)Work Location: One locationHouston Hospice Job ID #2022-48. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation).About Houston HospiceWe Are Houston Hospice.Founded in 1980, Houston Hospice is the oldest, largest, independent non-profit hospice in the Greater Houston area.It is our mission to provide uncompromising, compassionate, end-of-life care to patients of all ages and their families.Serving 13 counties that surround the Houston area, we are committed to being the highest quality hospice providerwherever we serve. Houston Hospice is proud to be a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that is community-based andcommunity-supported.
    Headquartered in the Texas Medical Center, Houston Hospice's service area is covered through three strategicallylocated offices to cover our service area. We believe no one should live in pain or in fear of being alone. Our teamswork with primary care physicians, patients, and families to identify goals and create a unique plan of care for eachpatient. We offer educated counsel and compassionate support and bereavement counseling to loved ones and familymembers.
    Let Your [Hospice] Heart Shine.At Houston Hospice, we focus on caring, not curing. Our team approach to care includes physicians, nurses, socialworkers, chaplains, hospice aides, volunteers, and bereavement counselors. We provide hospice service whereverpatients and families need us: in their home, in a long-term care facility, or in our own inpatient care unit. Our team ofdoctors and nurses specialize in managing pain and symptoms that are unique to life-limiting illnesses.
    As an organization, Houston Hospice takes great pride in fostering a culture of belonging and inclusion that celebrateseveryone's uniqueness. Our organization is made stronger by the and diverse experiences, cultures and traditions ofour staff, patients, and families that we serve. ---
    Houston Hospice is committed to a vision of equity in which everyone is treated fairly, and every patient and familyexperiences the respectful, individualized care they need and deserve.--
    We're Proud to Be The Best!As evidenced by the high ratings we receive from the families we serve, Houston Hospice's care teams are amongthe best in hospice care. Our organization is filled with top notch talent and people who are driven by providing thebest plan of care for each patient.
    Houston Hospice is a member of the Texas Medical Center, Texas Non-Profit Hospice Alliance and the Texas NewMexico Hospice Organization. Houston Hospice is accredited by the National Institute for Jewish Hospice and byCommunity Health Accreditation Program, Inc. (CHAP). CHAP accreditation publicly certifies that an organization hasvoluntarily met the highest standards of excellence for home and/or community-based health care. Also, for the 2 ndyear in a row, Houston Hospice has achieved the highest level of the "We Honor Veterans Program". As mentors, wespecialize in respectful inquiry, compassionate listening, and grateful acknowledgement of America's veterans andtheir families in hospice care, and we support other organizations who strive to do the same.Benefits
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Health savings account
    • 403b retirement plan
    • Discount program
    • Holiday Pay
    • Mileage reimbursement
    • Life insurance

Keywords: Houston Hospice, Pasadena , Registered Nurse (RN) - Hospice - $30-36 per hour, Nights, Healthcare , Pasadena, Texas

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