RN Weeknight On-Call

Location: Portland, OR
Date Posted: 06-25-2018
RN Weeknight Hospice On-Call
About Us:
Fidelity Partners is a leading national healthcare, technology and logistics services company supporting both private and government sector clients. We are committed to the highest levels of professionalism and work ethic to cultivate long-term relationships.

We are currently accepting qualified applications for a RN Weeknight Hospice On-Call to support one of our Hospice clients in beautiful Portland, OR. Monday through Thursday (8pm-5am).
Job Description Summary:
  • The On-Call Registered Nurse provides skilled professional nursing care to patient/family/caregivers as prescribed by the physician and in compliance with regulations by the State Board of Registered Nursing and company policies when called upon after hours.
  • Work closely with all members of the Interdisciplinary Team to ensure proper patient follow up on previous night after hour's calls.
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures and regulatory compliance requirements and directives.
 Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:
  • Provides skilled nursing patient care or service within the established plan of care.
  • Coordinates all after hour services relative to providing skilled nursing care.
  • Demonstrates exceptional service to patients, families, referral sources, co-workers and other customers.
  • Assists team members as needed to ensure that this level of service is consistently provided.
  • Assesses patient physical, psychological, social, and environmental status; identifies problems and appropriate interventions and initiates the Plan of Care based on these findings.
  • Includes the patient and family in the planning process.
  • Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding changes in patient status; identifies problems and appropriate interventions and updates the Plan of Care based on these findings.
  • Communicates with the Clinical Team Lead and physician regarding observations and recommended interventions.
  • Teaches the patient and family/caregiver self-care techniques as appropriate.
  • Provides medication, diet and other instructions as ordered by the physician and recognizes and utilizes opportunities for health counseling with patients and families/caregivers.
  • Works in concert with the interdisciplinary group.
  • Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are provided timely.
  • Assists the patient and family/caregiver and other team members in providing continuity of care, emotional, spiritual and psycho-social support.
  • Completes all documentation in a concise, accurate and timely manner.
  • Provides written instructions to home health aides for patient care consistent with the established plan of care.
  • Attends interdisciplinary group meetings.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Takes part in timely and appropriate discharge planning when indicated by the patient's plan of care.
  • Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities as assigned.
Position Qualifications:
  • Registered nurse with current licensure to practice professional nursing in the state.
  • Graduate of National League for Nursing accredited school of nursing.
  • Prior home health or hospice experience or (1) year of recent medical/surgical experience strongly preferred.
  • Maintains a current CPR certification.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order.
  • Demonstrates excellent observation, problem solving, verbal and written communications; nursing skills per competency checklist.
  • Shows ability to organize and prioritize workload independently. Works indoors in patients' homes.
  • May be required to work in undesirable areas.
  • Possibility of strains due to moving patients.
  • Continuing Education Requirements: Organization personnel are expected to participate in appropriate continuing education as may be requested and/or required by their immediate supervisor.
  • This position requires a minimum of 8 education hours.
  • In addition, organization personnel are expected to accept personal responsibility for other educational activities to enhance job related skills and abilities.
  • All personnel must attend mandatory educational programs.
Interested candidates may apply at careers@fidelitypartners.org fax resumes to 210-568-4518.
Thank you for providing us your candidacy request we will review your background and qualifications to determine a potential match for this opportunity, if we determine you are a good fit one of our executive recruiters will contact you as soon as possible to discuss next steps, if you are not we will retain your information in our database for future opportunity.

Kindest Regards,
Fidelity Partners
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