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Hospice Nurse

Company: Novant Health
Location: Salisbury
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:





Overview









This role provides home nursing care for Hospice patients and support to their loved ones in accordance with approved standards of care, approved hospital and department policy, physician's orders and plan of care. Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time. #JoinTeamAubergine #NovantHealth Let Novant Health be the destination for your professional growth. At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.













Qualifications









Education: High School Diploma or GED, required. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required; BSN preferred.Experience: Two years direct patient care in medical surgical nursing required. Previous home care or hospice experience preferred.Licensure/Certification: Current RN licensure in appropriate state required.Additional Skills (required):Ability to provide direct patient care, demonstrate excellent nursing skillsExcellent verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, and basic math skills.Understands hospice philosophy and issues of death/dying and demonstrates competency in pain and symptom management with EOL care.Ability to interpret information to identify each patient's requirements for care relative to his/her age specific needs.Ability to prioritize, organize and handle varying and unpredictable situation such as emergencies or crisis situations.Must be flexible, versatile, adaptable to change, with good critical thinking, problem solving and diplomacy skills.Knowledge of procedures and nursing standards of practice, both general and specific to the specialties of medical- surgical nursing.Ability to interact effectively with diverse individuals at all levels of authority, in teams and on committees.Actively identifies new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.Must have computer experience and have reliable transportation to and from all work related assignments and activities.Must be flexible to travel as needed between different locations, as assigned, in all weather conditions and on roads in varying degrees of repair.Must be available for after hours call on rotational basis.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, night driving, and ability to adjust and focus.











Responsibilities









It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".

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    Novant Health is patient-focused and united by our mission, vision, values, and promise. - We exist to improve the health of communities, one person at a time. - Our vision is that we will deliver the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension, every time. - Novant Health is defined by our core values of compassion, diversity inclusion, personal excellence, teamwork and courage.
    Our promise to our patients
    We are making your healthcare experience remarkable. - We will bring you world-class clinicians, care - technology when and where you need them. - We are reinventing the healthcare experience to be simpler, more convenient and more affordable so that you can focus on getting and staying healthy.
    About Novant Health
    Novant Health is a not-for-profit integrated system of 16 medical centers and more than 2,300 physicians in nearly 700 locations, as well as numerous outpatient surgery centers, medical plazas, rehabilitation programs, diagnostic imaging centers and community health outreach programs. Novant Health's over 36,000 team members and physician partners care for residents in more than 30 counties and communities in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.

    Its largest facilities include the 920-bed Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and the 600-bed Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. It also operates over 600 physician clinics, outpatient surgery, and diagnostic imaging centers. Additionally, Novant is home to nursing homes, rehabilitation and community outreach programs, and philanthropic foundations.

    Headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Novant Health is committed to making healthcare remarkable for patients and communities, serving more than 5 million patients annually.

    By bringing together world-class technology and clinicians to provide quality care, we are committed to creating a healthcare experience that is simpler, more convenient and more affordable so patients can focus on getting better and staying healthy.
    Nursing careers at Novant Health
    Are you looking for a career that will challenge you to never stop short of remarkable? - At Novant Health we're making healthcare easier for our patients to access, understand and afford. - We're spending more time at the patient bedside and in the community, engaging in conversations and building relationships. - At the heart of everything we do, you'll find dynamic team members working together to deliver remarkable patient experiences.

Keywords: Novant Health, Charlotte , Hospice Nurse, Other , Salisbury, North Carolina

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