RN-Hospice Home Care
Posted on: November 25, 2022
Wage Range: $37.74 - $69.60 (Commensurate with experience)
Sign On Bonus: $10,000 Territory covered: Kirkland, Redmond Who We
Awarded Employer of the Year 2022 from the Hospice and Palliative
Nurses Association (HPNA) EvergreenHealth Hospice is proud to
provide the highest quality of life possible for our patients.
Collaboration is key to the best possible patient experience and
our interdisciplinary teams are adept at balancing symptom
management and all the varied needs of a family anticipating the
loss of a loved one. A core element of EvergreenHealth Hospice is
our goal of continuous improvement in clinical quality, and we
actively encourage staff participation in process improvement
projects and, most importantly, allow our staff the time to provide
exceptional care for our patients. As a nurse, this means a lower
caseload and/or visit assignment compared to other hospice agencies
in our area. To learn more and hear from our staff click here: Join
EvergreenHealth Hospice & Home Care Our Team
As an interdisciplinary team we work together to enrich the health
and wellbeing of every life we touch. Our care teams are composed
of the following: Physicians-The patient's Attending Physician
continues to provide oversight of care and Hospice Physicians
consult with hospice staff and the attending physician.
Nurses (RN or LPN)
Certified Nursing Assistants (Home Health Aides)
Spiritual Care (Chaplains)
Trained Volunteers- offer companionship for patients and respite
for families Why Join Our Team? As an employee of EvergreenHealth
we believe in helping our staff by: Innovative Technologies. Our
teams are excited to utilize Epic as a tool that will help to
streamline and optimize our clinical, administrative, and revenue
Creating a flexible and customized career by offering flexible
schedules and territories. We offer part time and full time
schedules coupled with a variety of territories to work/serve. We
do our best to keep you in the territory that is the closest to
your home or desired community
Retention- Our employees have been part of our team for an average
of 7.71 years-one of the longest average retention rates in the
Low staff to patient ratios one of the lowest in Washington
Training: Our new staff will feel confident knowing they have
learned from experienced preceptors within their area of
Providing Professional Development as supported through our Tuition
Assistance program, paid CEU's, in addition to career advancement
through leadership pathways.
Commitment to building an inclusive and diverse workforce: Our
staff a deep commitment to providing exceptional care and service
for each one of our patients, and one another.
A Culture of Safety: We are proud to be recognized by The Leapfrog
Groupwith an "A" grade for patient safety, along with our
recognition as a Top General Hospital for quality and safety - the
only hospital in Washington state. Job Summary:
EvergreenHealth Hospice Home Care is committed to providing the
highest quality of care to our patients in both King and Snohomish
counties. Hospice clinicians visit patients where they live -
private homes, assisted living, adult family homes and skilled
nursing facilities - providing care and support to the patient and
their family unit during their end of life journey.
1. Provides direct patient care.
2. Assesses the comprehensive nursing needs of an assigned group of
patients (including, but not limited to home care patients).
3. Coordinates the patient and family/significant other education
4. Initiates patient start of care through established admission
5. Continuously plans, implements, and evaluates patient care,
incorporating patient and family/significant other into the
6. Participates with physician partners and other interdisciplinary
team members to develop and implement patient and
family/significant other plan of care.
7. Communicates effectively all relevant information (e.g., patient
information, safety issues, problems with equipment, quality
issues, etc.) to immediate supervisor, in timely way.
8. Communicates and documents changes in patient condition, on a
timely basis, to team members, DPOA, and physician.
9. Delivers nursing care within established standards of care,
hospice, hospital and unit guidelines, policies and procedures.
10. Functions as a patient advocate.
11. Assists other staff in completion of their duties, when time
12. Recognizes situations when appropriate assistance is needed to
effectively execute the nursing process.
13. Promotes good public relations between patient, family members,
hospital, and community.
14. Practices within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice
Act. REQUIRED for the position:
---Bachelor's in Nursing (BSN) required within 5 years of
employment if applicable
---Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
---Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of
---Current Washington State Driver's license and proof of
insurability This position is covered by a collective bargaining
agreement between EvergreenHealth and the Washington State Nurses
Association (WSNA). Union membership is optional. The literature
shows that having a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN)
contributes significantly to the quality of care. Toward that end,
this position requires a BSN or a commitment to begin a BSN program
within three years and obtain a BSN within five years of
employment. For internal applicants only: This BSN requirement does
not apply to Registered Nurses hired before April 1, 2014 and does
not impede the ability to transfer internally for those working on
a BSN who were hired after April 1, 2014. NUR321
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