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Fairview Health Services RN - Hospice Home Care in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Overview

Our care team works with the patient and the family, emphasizing emotional, spiritual and physical well-being. We consider Hospice honorable and meaningful — and we truly understand the level of comfort and compassion you need during such an emotional and difficult time.

Hospice is a philosophy of health care that affirms life and provides care and support for people facing a life-limiting illness. At HealthEast Hospice, we focus on the quality of life, not the duration. Through Hospice, the patient is able to recapture the spirit of living and make the most of remaining time with family and friends.

The RN serves as the key leader of the interdependent team and is responsible to achieve patient and unit outcomes by coordinating the care for a group of patients. This includes: comprehensive assessment of patient and family needs; identification of outcomes based on the needs assessment; establishing the plan of care; monitoring the progress; and modification of the plan of care as needed.

You will be traveling throughout the metro area meeting with patients at their location. This is a casual position.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Utilizes the nursing process, including assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation, to coordinate outcome focused patient care. Throughout this process, also understands and incorporates holistic nursing theory based on Watson's Theory of Caring aligning with the practice standards of the American Holistic Nurses' Association whenever holistic therapy is offered.

  • Communicates effectively with patient/family, physicians, the interdependent team, and other disciplines regarding the plan of care.

  • Assesses and documents learning needs of the patient and family. Develops an individualized education plan for patients and families based on identified needs.

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements at the point of care to achieve clinical quality, customer experience, nursing engagement, and efficiency and effectiveness outcomes.

  • Complies with regulatory requirements, accreditation standards, board of nursing requirements, patient safety requirements, infection control practices, and other established practice standards, policies, guidelines, and procedures.

  • Actively participates in the development and achievement of department goals (safety, cost, quality, patient experience, employee engagement).

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures.

Qualifications

Required:

Associate's degree in Nursing

Registration with the state of MN

Valid driver’s license and DMV record that meet the HealthEast insurability requirements

Preferred:

1 – 3 years of experience

Bachelor's degree in Nursing

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2019-36713

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality Nursing-HomeCare/Hospice

Location Home Care & Hospice-East Metro

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks casual

Department Hospice - Home Care

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