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VNA Registered Nurse

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.Schedule: Per diem position.
Hours: Primarily 8a to 4:30p. With some on call and weekends.
Dept: Hospice Skilled Nursing
Location: Primarily Carbon Counties
Provides care to Hospice patients and families in their place of residence. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team and hospice physician to manage end of life symptoms and provide holistic support.
As a St. Luke's Hospice nurse, you would be responsible for:???
Providing comprehensive nursing care to the hospice patient and guidance and supervision to the patient and family in the patient's residence. Considering psychosocial, environmental, spiritual and financial needs.
Completing a holistic assessment of the patient and family.
Reviewing the plan of care with the interdisciplinary team and the hospice physician to document and make changes in the plan of care that will assist the patient and family in meeting their end of life goals.
Communicating and educating the patient and family on their plan of care.
Our St. Luke's Hospice Program is supported by a 10 bed inpatient unit, a dedicated after hours staff, and a complimentary options program.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Physical Demands: Heavy Work Exertional activity. Occasionally lift and/or carry 100 lbs., frequently lift and/or carry 50 lbs., and stand and/or walk at least 6 hours in an 8-hour work day.
QUALIFICATIONS (MINIMUM)
EDUCATION:
A graduate of an approved school of professional nursing who is licensed as a Registered Nurse by the State in which practicing, a Baccalaureate degree preferred.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Two years as a professional nurse in nursing practice or previous community health experience as a professional nurse preferred
Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!
St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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