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Staff Registered Nurse Hospice SNF RN
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US-NY-Rochester - 14603
Jobcode:
9603
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Registered Nurse SNF Hospice-Various Schedule Options

Full Time
Various Hours Available

Responsible for direct nursing care in a skilled nursing facility setting.
The SNF Hospice Nurse is responsible for the delivery of patient care. This involves the assessment of patient and family needs, and the development, implementation and evaluation of an appropriate plan of nursing care.
This SNF Hospice Nurse may also serve as the case manager, which involves the identification of appropriate services, supervision of Home Health Aide staff and ongoing review and evaluation of the utilization of services.

Essential Responsibilities/Accountabilities
Systematically and continuously collects and documents opening and/or revisit assessment data regarding the patient and family needs.
Identifies and prioritizes health problems based on assessments.
Develops, implements and evaluates multidisciplinary goal directed intervention plans based on identified needs in collaboration with the attending physician and other health team members.
Manages and coordinates patient care in a manner which ensures the efficient and effective delivery of appropriate home care services and community support.
SNF Hospice Nurses may be assigned as primary nurses with responsibility for all case coordination of patients requiring any other type of care upon approval.
Assesses the need for home health aide services, establishes the aide activity sheet, supervises and evaluates the aide in the performance of his/her patient care duties.
Communicates all changes in patient status and/or service needs to the appropriate health team member and ensures appropriate action is taken in a timely manner.
Facilitates the development and implementation of patient discharge plans.
Documents all patient care and coordinating activities in a timely fashion.
Practices according to agency and community standards.
Participates in quality assurance activities as requested.
Attends required staff meetings, in-services and/or supervisory conferences when requested.
Participates in on-call schedule and weekend/holiday schedules as assigned.

Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited school of registered nursing and valid NYS RN license required with a minimum of one year recent med/surg experience required.
IV/Infusion skills may be required.
Specialized clinical experience and skills may be required for certain team positions.
Must demonstrate solid interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.
Proficiency with basic laptop computer operations required; including but not limited to the ability to navigate within a Windows based operating environment; the ability to access and create basic e-mail messages; and the ability to open, edit, and save basic electronic documents if necessary.
With training provided, must demonstrate the ability to learn and utilize new systems, computer applications and operating environments as necessary.
Must have ability to travel.


Education Preferred
Associates or better in Nursing.
Bachelors or better in Nursing.
Nurse, RN or better in Nursing.

Licenses and Certifications Required
Registered Nurse

Rochester is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in western New York. With a population of 208,046 residents, Rochester is the seat of Monroe County and the third most populous city in New York state, after New York City and Buffalo.
It is home to numerous cultural institutions and hosts a number of festivals every year. One is the Lilac Festival that is held for ten days every May, when nearly 400 varieties of lilacs bloom, and 100,000 visitors arrive.
You can find hiking, fishing, boating, kayaking, camping, motocross, skiing, tubing, skating,
And so much more.
1 hours west of Rochester is Niagara Falls. Southeast is the Finger Lakes and wine country.
1 hour to Syracuse
3 hours to Adirondack Mountains
3 hours to Toronto, Canada

Fran Wiernusz
Julia Edmunds Associates Inc
10 VIlla Drive
Old Forge, PA 18518
Fax: 570-457-5034
Phone: 570-457-5050

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