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Facility: Vermillion HH & Hospice
Location: Vermillion, SD
Address: 848 E Cherry St, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies
Salary Range: $29.25 - $41.5
Do you have limitations in your schedule or priorities you’re pursuing outside of the nursing field but still want to find the meaning and fulfillment you experience when doing something your meant to do? A PRN Hospice position may be a great fit for you. Our flexible schedules allow for work-life balance that truly reflects the individual’s needs. The autonomy, clinical specialty and personally rewarding nature of hospice care are the things that cause our nurses to fall in love with their work. Give us an opportunity to share with you all the amazing life-changing work we do! It may be different than you think!
The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for utilizing the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes/planning, implementation and evaluation) to provide professional nursing services to patients/residents within the hospice setting. The nursing process includes the documentation of human responses to actual or potential health problems in the home health environment. This practice includes dependent, interdependent and independent functions. Collaborates patient/resident and family, other inter-professional colleagues, such as physicians, to plan, implement and evaluate care. Demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population specific standards as designated in their assigned setting. Cares for patients/residents in all phases of preventative care, health maintenance, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up for patients/residents in the hospice setting. Responsible to implement the nursing process, the coordination and continuum of care, patient/resident assessment, patient/resident education, triage, and various other nursing interventions.
Functions within the scopes and standards of nursing practice as outlined in the Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules in state of practice and licensure. The Professional Nursing Practice recognizes the Scope and Standards of Practice and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements as published by the American Nurses Association as the foundation of nursing care delivery and professional conduct.
Graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA). Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred.
Minimum of one year of professional nursing experience preferred.
Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Depending on location, a valid drivers license may be required. Basic Life Support (BLS) required. Certificate for Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN) preferred.
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .
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Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.
Req Number: R-0086195
Job Function: Nursing