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Registered Nurse - Float - $7,500 Sign-On Bonus

Company: Unity Hospice
Location: Green Bay
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Interested in a quick look at what a Day in the Life of an RN at Unity looks like?

Check out this video! https://youtu.be/NoLtZWiAgG0

Schedule: 4 shifts/week working in the range of 6a-6p- mostly 8 hour shifts. Covers Meng Residence, Crisis and Triage

Position Summary

Responsible and accountable for providing quality professional nursing care to patients and their families adhering to the WI Nurse Practice Act, Administrative Code of the WI Board of Nursing, and/or appropriate nursing standards governing nursing in the state of practice, the ANA Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice, the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses and Unity Policies and Procedures. The responsibility includes providing a safe environment for patients, families, staff, and visitors and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary care team to provide the best outcomes for the patient and family. Community involvement and collaboration is encouraged.

Reports to

Nursing Team Leader

Education

Associate's degree in nursing required, Bachelor's degree nursing preferred.

Certification/Registration/Licensure

RN license in the state of practice required (RN must practice under the law and regulations governing nursing in the state of practice).

Employment Status

Non-exempt

Key Job Duties

Crisis Registered Nurse

  • Provide skilled nursing assessment and appropriate intervention
  • Update the plan of care as necessary
  • Respond to urgent patient/family needs in collaboration with triage nursing staff
  • Initiate crisis care as needed
  • Report appropriate findings and significant changes to the primary team, attending physician and primary caregiver
  • Provide education to patient/family members on disease progression, symptom management, medication and other associated patient care needs
  • Administer and titrate medication according to physician/nurse practitioner orders
  • Record all received orders to the Electronic Medical Record and initiate follow up as needed
  • Prioritize daily work and make adjustments taking into account the needs of patients, Unity and other staff
  • Communicate with inter-disciplinary team members
    Meng Residence Registered Nurse
    • Provide clinical and supporting case management based on patient's diagnosis and end-of-life symptoms
    • Complete initial, comprehensive and updated assessments of patient and family needs
    • Develop, implement and review care plans for patient and family. Update care plan as the needs of the patient and family change
    • Prepare for and participate in interdisciplinary team meetings as scheduled
    • Communicate with all interdisciplinary team members
    • Report appropriate findings and communicate significant changes to attending physician and process physician/NP orders
    • Manage individual patient medication and Residence contingency medications
    • Administer and titrate medication according to physician/nurse practitioner orders
    • Delegate nursing duties to LPN and supervise care provided by CNA
    • Prioritize daily work and make adjustments while taking into account the needs of patients, Unity and other staff
    • Complete new patient admissions as needed
      Triage Registered Nurse
      • Telephone triage and follow-up to patient care related contacts
      • Responsible for providing skilled nursing assessment and intervention
      • Provide updates to interdisciplinary team and attending physicians
      • Update Plan of Care as necessary
      • Provide education to patients and family members on symptom management, disease progression, medication and other associated patient care needs
      • Record and maintain complete and accurate records of patient and physician communications
      • Fax/call new and refill prescriptions according to physician orders
      • Record all received orders to the Electronic Medical Record and initiate follow up as needed
      • Respond to patient needs according to medical priority.
      • Provide assistance and direction to patient care staff as needed
      • Coordinate volunteer deliveries
        General
        • Comply with all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations as well as policies and procedures of Unity
        • Satisfy mandatory training requirements regarding local, state and federal regulations and/or Unity's policies and procedures
        • Consistently and concisely document activity according to department protocols and standards
        • Promote and maintain confidentiality
        • Maintain personal and professional boundaries
        • Perform other job-related duties as assigned
        • Maintain regular and reliable attendance
        • Share in providing 24-hour, seven day-a-week coverage
          Requirements

          Physical and Environmental Requirements

          Essential Physical/Environmental/Technical Skills:

          Employees must have the ability to; operate computers, telephones, and other office equipment, communicate both verbally and in writing, sit for prolonged periods of time as required by position, walk, bend and lift up to 35 pounds on occasion, organize and prioritize tasks.

          Exposure to Hazards:

          In the course of duties there may be a risk of "occupational exposure". An occupational exposure defined by OSHA is "reasonable anticipated skin, eye, mucous membrane, nonimpact skin, or parental contact with blood and other potentially infectious material that may result from the performance of an employee's duties." This may also include other potentially hazardous materials.

          Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

          PPE is one measure available to all employees to help reduce the risk of contracting blood borne illnesses and other diseases. It is the employee's duty to assess the need for PPE's and the appropriate kind to be used. Furthermore, it is the employee's responsibility to wear and use the PPE that has been made available.

          Benefits
          • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
          • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
          • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
          • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
          • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
          • Short Term & Long Term Disability
          • Training & Development

Keywords: Unity Hospice, Green Bay , Registered Nurse - Float - $7,500 Sign-On Bonus, Healthcare , Green Bay, Wisconsin

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