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Hospice After Hours Registered Nurse RN

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Job Details
Job Order Number
2760201
Company Name
Amedisys Holding, LLC
Physical Address
2204 Lakeshore Dr Ste 160
Homewood, AL 35209
Job Description

Hospice After Hours Registered Nurse RN (19010905)

What You Will Do:

This is a full time after hours position taking call from home and seeing patients in the field as needed. This is a 7 On 7 Off schedule from 5 pm until 8 am.

As an after hours RN or on-call nurse for Amedisys hospice you will respond to telephone requests for assistance and perform home visits for hospice and palliative care patients and families in their home setting after-hours and on weekends.

  • Answer and respond to incoming calls, referrals, and requests for assistance, completes admissions into care, and make follow-up visits on patients admitted the day prior; as necessary.
  • Communicate significant findings, problems, patient’s needs, reports changes in condition or environment to the physician, clinical manager and other members of the hospice care team and obtains physician orders as required.
  • Maintain flow of communication between in-house staff, field staff and other departments, for coordination of activities and services.
  • Participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team in patient care conferences.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Currentand unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse. An employee is thisrole is only able to provide clinical guidance to patients in states in whichthe employee possesses a current and unencumbered license.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of nursing experiencerequired.
  • CurrentCPR certification.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree
  • Certified Hospice Palliative Nurse (CHPN)
  • Previous hospice or homecare experience

Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.


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