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Hospice Weekend RN On-Call in San Antonio, TX at Jordan

Date Posted: 3/11/2019

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Job Description

Hospice RN on Call / RN Case Manager   At CIMA Hospice, we have a unique opportunity to play a huge role in the growth of an entire home care industry. We’re a part of a new company called Elara Caring, joined by three market leaders to become one of the nation’s largest home-based care providers. Here, each employee has the chance to make a real difference….   Who you are……

  • You’re a driven self-starter who wants to experience the most memorable moments of your career in healthcare.
  • You are self-confident and enjoy exploring new opportunities and ideas to significantly improve clinical outcomes and enhance patient experience.
  • You’re an excellent team player with proven experience in collaborating effectively with a diverse interdisciplinary team.  

  What you’ll do…..

  • Assume primary responsibility for providing on-site skilled nursing triage, assessment, planning and provision of patient care in order to maximize the palliation of symptoms when patient care needs arise after hours.
  • Perform initial assessment of individuals referred for care and determine eligibility for admission of the patient as appropriate; perform therapeutic and preventative nursing procedures as directed by the attending physician.
  • Provide support and assistance at time of patient’s death though clinical assessment, support to the family, coordination with funeral home of choice.
  • Maintains regular communication with members of the interdisciplinary team, alerting attending physician and assigned Case Manager to any changes in the patient’s condition or needs as well as potential problems or issues.

  Our Hospice group recognizes every member of the team makes a difference. That’s why we are dedicated to recognizing and rewarding hard work. We also know that retaining top talent requires offering better benefits than your competition. As a result, we work tirelessly to offer our talented team members just that, exceptional benefits. Depending upon your employment status you may be eligible for the following benefits:

  • Group Medical - Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Texas PPO
  • Vision and Dental insurance
  • Employer-paid life insurance & long-term disability
  • Employee assistance plan
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Retirement savings with match
  • Free CEUs for clinical staff

Job Requirements

What your skills and qualifications are…..

  • A registered nurse licensed in the state of work, or in accordance with the Board of Nurse Examiners rules for Nurse Licensure Compact. 
  • Two years’ experience as a Registered Nurse in a clinical setting, hospice preferred. 
  • Typical weekend work Schedule is from 5:00pm to 8:00am Friday – Monday each week or as scheduled by direct supervisor.
  • Must complete a minimum of 20 hours of continuing education within each 24- month licensure period. 
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must possess a motor vehicle in good working condition, which is available during work hours, with current proof of insurance. 

  This is the best time to join a growing home care industry and make a difference!