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Registered Nurse Registry Hospice-Float Pool

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Lombard
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

HOURS: REGISTRY DAY/NITE Must be able to work one summer and one winter holidayMust be able to rotate on an on call schedule
JOB and UNIT SUMMARY: Advocate At Home a division of Advocate Health Care is the largest home health and hospice services in Illinois. The Hospice Registered Nurse will provide Hospice services and establish strong relationships with patients families and caregivers. All medical needs will be coordinated by the RN who is case managing the patient and utilizing the resources of the team (i.e. social worker CNA MD etc.) The Hospice Registered Nurse assumes primary responsibility for the assessment planning implementation and evaluation of nursing care for assigned patients. Hospice is a program designed specifically for people who have chosen to change the plan of care for terminal illness from aggressive medical treatment to palliative care.The Registered Hospice Nurse will manage pain and symptoms so patients can make the most of every day focusing on living well and with dignity.The Registered Hospice Nurse will provide compassionate care to patients and their family members at end of life.The Registered Hospice Nurse will make every day count for patients families and care givers.The Registered Hospice Nurse will document and connect with the care team thru point of care documentation.The Registered Hospice Nurse will be required to make visits to private residences which may not be accessible to people with disabilities.THE ADVOCATE HOSPICE NURSE: Nurse/Patient Relationship: Develops and maintains a therapeutic relationship through the health care continuumResponsible for documentation and communication of care medication and observations made during care of patient in order to track responsiveness and health of patient.Responsible for providing appropriate patient/family education to help patient/family achieve a pain free and comfortable status.Assuring/Improving Quality Care

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Lombard , Registered Nurse Registry Hospice-Float Pool, Healthcare , Lombard, Illinois

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