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RN Inpatient Care Center

Company: Hospice of the Chesapeake
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: May 26, 2023

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Pasadena - Pasadena, MD
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$10,000 sign-on bonus included - 1/3 paid after 90 days, 1/3 paid at 6 months and 1/3 paid after 1 year with a 2-year commitment agreement. These bonuses are currently approved for new hires. Re-hires who have terminated less than 6 months, are not eligible to receive the bonus.
Make a difference, inspire others, love your job! Hospice of the Chesapeake is a leader in advanced illness care. We are Your Hometown Hospice! For more than 36 years, Hospice of the Chesapeake has cared for those in our community who are experiencing serious illness and loss. Together, we have ensured more than 300,000 patients and nearly 100,000 family members have been cared for by our interdisciplinary hospice team, which includes Physicians, Nurses, Certified Nursing Assistants, Social Workers, Chaplains, Counselors and Volunteers when they needed us most. Our work impacts the quality of life of people who are seriously ill and those who love them.
What We Offer:

  • A rewarding and fulfilling career with a company that values your contributions
  • Competitive salary and generous paid time off, including 18 vacation days, 10 sick days, and 8 paid holidays in your first year of employment with HOC. Access to our Emergency Sick Bank to provide a safety net gift of up to 80 hours of sick time for medical emergencies if you run out of paid time off.
  • Educational assistance to pursue professional development, additional certifications and degree programs
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision coverage, company-paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance, and available accident and critical illness coverage.
  • Retirement 401(k) plan, with a generous company match Want to join our Team? We are currently looking for compassionate and dedicated RNs to join our Inpatient Care Center (ICC) team. As an RN in a GIP-setting, you will take the lead in providing nursing care and case management for those with life-limiting illnesses, helping patients and their caregivers navigate end-of-life care with compassion. You will work with your team's Social Workers, Chaplains, and CNAs, as well as our Hospice Physicians, to provide the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual aspects of care.
    Office Location: Pasadena, Maryland
    Coverage Area: Rebecca Fortney Inpatient Care Center
    Status: 3 12-hour night shifts
    Schedule: 7PM - 7:30AM (Nights)
    Salary: Competitive, commensurate with experience, education and credentialing
    Main Responsibilities:
    • Provide direct patient care sufficient to meet the patient's total nursing need in accordance with the patient's hospice plan of care assuring each patient receives treatments, medications, and diet as tolerated.
    • Correctly identifies, communicates and collaborates on patient problems/priorities/issues based upon assessment data, establishes measurable patient goals and communicates initial/ongoing plan of care appropriately to interdisciplinary team. Recognizes changes in clinical status and reports them to the appropriate individual.
    • Collaborates with patient/family when developing plan of care, adjusting communication style as necessary. Establishes priority for patient care based on immediate patient condition and mutually set patient needs/expectations.
    • Ensures patient/caregiver teaching and patient/caregiver level of understanding and response to teaching are documented. Incorporates teaching into routine care, involving patient/caregiver. Incorporates learning needs in discharge plan.
    • Completes all electronic documentation, at the point of care or in the patient care corridor, following the appropriate protocol.
    • Assists Field Teams when needed. Qualifications
      Your Qualifications
      • Current Maryland RN license or accepted reciprocal out-of-state nursing licensure; and/or CHPN certification preferred
      • 2 or more years of nursing experience in med/surg or home care required, with experience in hospice, end-of-life, or critical care experience preferred.
      • Hospice certification (CHP) preferred.
      • Strong and creative, problem-solving skills with the ability to prioritize and delegate.
      • Familiarity and comfort with documenting in an Electronic Medical Record.
      • Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record and reliable transportation
      • Ability to meet the physical demands of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
        In accordance with Hospice of the Chesapeake's commitment to leadership and industry-leading care, we require that all employees be vaccinated against COVID and influenza, as well as being screened for TB upon hire and annually thereafter. Documented and supported requests for religious and medical accommodations may be considered but may not be approved in all circumstances.

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