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UnityPoint Health Registered Nurse Visit-Fort Dodge, IA in Fort Dodge, Iowa

UnityPoint At Home

Hospice RN Visit

Monday-Friday 8-4:30p, Every 4th/5th Saturday or Sunday, rotating call (32 hours a week)

Full Time Benefits

Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k) Match, Disability Coverage, Paid Time Off/Holidays, Critical Care Coverage, Parental Leave, Annual Pay Raise and more!!

Perks of working in Home Hospice Health:

Monday-Friday schedules with call/weekend rotation

Schedule flexibility

Care for a diverse patient population within your own community

Work independently & have the ability to work remotely

Patient Care/Care Coordination

  • Delivers quality care consistent with Hospice Conditions of Participation, qualifying hospice criteria, payer coverage criteria, and providing visits/treatments consistent with the plan of care to honor patient/ family values/ wishes

  • Makes visits to the homes of patients requiring home health nursing services and assumes responsibility for an ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of the patient.

  • Performs initial and comprehensive assessments on all patients in accordance with agency policies and procedures.

  • Performs nursing assessment at each visit in accordance with agency policies and procedures.

  • Provides patient, caregiver and family counseling and education as indicated in the plan of care.

  • Assists the RN Case Manager in the development and ongoing update to a plan of care that specifies the care and services needed to meet patient-specific needs determined during the comprehensive assessment and includes measurable outcomes that will occur as a result of implementing and coordinating the plan of care.

  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation of clinical records and time/travel entries.

  • Participates in evening, night and weekend coverage to ensure nursing services are accessible to all patients 24 hours a day, 7 days per week (schedules and rotations determined by region).

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of State Board approved program for Registered Nurses and valid license as RN in state(s) where providing care.

  • One year of nursing experience caring for similar patient population as to be assigned.

  • Valid licensed driver with automobile insurance in accordance with state(s) and/or organizational requirements.

  • Mandatory Reporter: Child & Dependent Adult Abuse.

  • Person Centered Care (PCC) course completion within first 12 months of hire and annual completion of competency validation activities.

  • CPR: Maintain a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Card with Re-certification.

  • Basic knowledge of current, frequently used medications, including modes of administration, actions and side effects.

  • Competency in variety of nursing skills and ability to perform without supervision (NPWT, complex wound care, IV therapy, catheter care, ostomy care, chronic disease management assessment and teaching).

Requisition ID: 2021-89537

Street: 802 Kenyon Rd

Name: 9400 UnityPoint at Home Affiliate

Name: SN Visits- HC- FD

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.8

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday-Friday 8-4:30p, Every 4th/5th Saturday or Sunday, rotating call (32 hours a week)

External Company Name: UnityPoint Health

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org

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