RN

Caring Joy Providers

Fulltime
Los Angeles, Orange County
Posted 11 months ago

Job Title/Position: Registered Nurse

Reports To: Clinical Supervisor/Nursing Supervisor

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

The registered nurse plans, organizes and directs hospice care and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience. The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individual and families within their homes and communities.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

Patient Care

  • Completes an initial, comprehensive and ongoing comprehensive assessment of patient family to determine hospice needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and tory of current and previous illness(es).
  • Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of nursing process and asined in the state Nurse Practice Act.
  • Assesses and evaluates patient’s status by:
    A. Writing and initiating plan of care
    B. Regularly re-evaluating patient and family/caregiver needs
    C. Participating in revising the plan of care as necessary
  • Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change.
  • Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.
  • Develops a care plan that establishes goals, based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates palliative nursing actions. Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician in the physician’s plan of care.
  • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan.
  • Assists the patient with the activities of daily living and facilitates the patient’s efforts toward self-sufficiency and optional comfort care.

Read More

Job Features

Job CategoryMedical

Apply Online