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After Hours Registered Nurse

Company: Seva Hospice
Location: Salida
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Seva Hospice is a locally owned and operated company of experienced hospice providers with a desire to serve the communities we live and work in. Due to growth, we are looking for a Registered Nurse to join our dynamic team to provide care and support to terminally ill patients. This will be a Per Diem/Part Time after hours/weekend position primarily serving Madera County. Your presence and services should bring comfort to the person who faces the end of their lives and help them reach acceptance and peace of mind. For this role, you need to be a registered nurse who sees the value of hospice care in alleviating pain and suffering. A compassionate nature and excellent interpersonal skills will make you a good candidate for this position. We expect you to be knowledgeable in caring for the terminally ill, providing expert symptom management and providing emotional support. The goal is to help patients live their final days with dignity and comfort.ResponsibilitiesCollaborate with physicians and the Interdisciplinary Team to plan careMake frequent visits to the patient to evaluate their conditionProvide support and comfort according to individual patient's needsWork with caregivers to plan and execute excellent patient careHelp in administering medicationAlleviate symptoms to the patient's desired level of comfortNotify a doctor for a patient's condition when deemed necessaryAssist patients and their families with paperworkMaintain accurate recordsHelp relatives cope with the upcoming loss and provide post-mortem supportParticipate in after hours on-call, holiday and weekend rotationsSkillsMinimum one year nursing experience, hospice or home health preferredKnowledge of nursing care processes and medication guidelines/side-effectsCommitted to safety precautions and high ethical standardsProficient in reading/writing English, bilingual a plus (Spanish preferred)Sound judgement and attention to detailExcellent communication skills and a compassionate natureCool-tempered and patientEmotional/mental stability and staminaAdditional RequirementsCA Registered Nurse license required1 year nursing experience requiredHospice experience preferredCurrent CPR certification requiredMust have reliable transportation and auto insurance

Keywords: Seva Hospice, Modesto , After Hours Registered Nurse, Other , Salida, California

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