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RN Hospice Home Care

Company: EvergreenHealth
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Wage Range: $37.74 - $69.60 per hour Sign-On Bonus: Up to $15,000 for those new to EvergreenHealth Who We Are AwardedEmployer of the Year2022from theHospice 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.To learn more and hear from our staff click here: 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. 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 patients Attending Physician continues to provide oversight of care and Hospice Physicians consult with hospice staff and the attending physician.Nurses (RN or LPN)Social WorkersCertified Nursing Assistants (Home Health Aides)Spiritual Care (Chaplains)PharmacistsTrained 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 cycle workflows.Creating a flexible and customized career by offering flexible schedules and territories.We offer part time and full-time schedules coupled witha 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 communityRetention-Our employees have been part of our team for an average of 7.71 yearsone of the longest average retention rates in the industry.Low staff to patient ratiosone of the lowest in Washington State.Training:Our new staff will feel confident knowing they have learned from experienced preceptors within their area of specialty.Providing Professional Developmentas supported through ourTuition Assistanceprogram, paid CEUs, in addition to career advancement through leadership pathways.Commitment to building an inclusive and diverse workforce:Our staffa 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 with 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: Responsible for the total direct nursing care of all patients within established standards of care, hospice, hospital and unit policies, procedures, and guidelines. Primary Duties:Provides direct patient care.Assesses the comprehensive nursing needs of an assigned group of patients (including, but not limited to home health patients)Coordinates the patient and family/significant other education process.Initiates patient start of care through established admission process.Continuously plans, implements, and evaluates patient care, incorporating patient and family/significant other into the process.Participates with physician partners and other interdisciplinary team members to develop and implement patient and family/significant other plan of care.Effectively communicates all relevant information (e.g., patient information, safety issues, problems with equipment, quality issues, etc.) to immediate supervisor, in timely way.Communicates and documents changes in patient condition, on a timely basis, to team members, DPOA, and physician.Delivers nursing care within established standards of care, hospice, hospital and unit guidelines, policies, and procedures.Functions as a patient advocate.Assists other staff in completion of their duties when time permits.Recognizes situations when appropriate assistance is needed to effectively execute the nursing process.Promotes good public relations between patient, family members, hospital, and community.Practices within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act.License, Certification, Education or Experience:REQUIRED for the position:
Bachelor's in Nursing (BSN) required within 5 years of employment if applicableLicensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of WashingtonCurrent Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hireCurrent Washington State Driver's license and proof of insurability Benefit Information: Choices that care for you and your familyAt EvergreenHealth, we appreciate our employees commitment and contribution to our success. We are proud to offer a suite of quality benefits and resources that are comprehensive, flexible, and competitive to help our staff and their loved ones maintain and improve health and financial well-being.
  • Medical, vision and dental insurance
  • On-demand virtual health care
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Retirement plans (457(b) and 401(a) with employer contribution)
  • Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate degrees
  • Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program
  • Paid Time Off/Vacation
  • Extended Illness Bank/Sick Leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Voluntary hospital indemnity insurance
  • Voluntary identity theft protection
  • Voluntary legal insurance
  • Pay in lieu of benefits premium program
  • Free parking
  • Commuter benefits View a summary of our total rewards available to you as an EvergreenHealth team member by clicking on the link below. EvergreenHealth is committed to providing the highest quality of care to our patients. The literature shows that having a Bachelor 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. Please note this BSN requirement does not apply to those with an RN license for twenty or more years or current EvergreenHealth RNs hired prior to April 1, 2014. This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between EvergreenHealth and the Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA). Union membership is optional.NUR321

Keywords: EvergreenHealth, Kirkland , RN Hospice Home Care, Healthcare , Kirkland, Washington

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