Job Description

Reg Nurse

Description

Under the direction of the Clinical Manager, provides comprehensive health care services to patients and their families through direct care and supervision.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs comprehensive initial and ongoing assessments of patients/families.

  • May participate in development of initial plan and ongoing plan of care in collaboration with IDT Team. Revises the plan of care as needed.

  • Informs the patient upon admission to Hospice of the mechanism for receiving, reviewing and resolving patient complaints.

  • Uses assessment skills to determine patients' physical and mental status and status of environment and social support.

  • Identifies patients'/families' health and social issues and potential problem areas.

  • Initiates referrals to other services/community resources as indicated.

  • Develops measurable patient-centered goals in collaboration with the patient and family.

  • Implements services in accordance with the established care plan, standards of nursing Hospice policies, procedures, protocols and all federal, state and local laws/ regulations, and accreditation standards.

  • Prepares, administers and documents medications and treatments as prescribed in the Physician's Plan of Care. Verifies current medications with medication profile.

  • Reports pertinent clinical findings to patient's Case Management nurse, physician/Clinical Manager.

  • Reports pertinent clinical findings to patient's Case Management nurse, physician/Clinical Manager.

  • Evaluates the patient/family response to the Plan of Care against established goals.

  • Provides, establishes, and revises the Home Health Assistant Plan of Care to Home Health Assistants as assigned. Provides supervision to Home Health Aides and coordinates/assists ancillary services as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

  • Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan.

  • Two years of recent clinical experience, preferably in hospice, home care, oncology, gerontology, or surgical nursing required.

  • Must have the ability to work near fumes such as wound odors, home odors and cigarette/cigar/pipe smoke.

  • Must have an active State of Michigan Driver's license.

  • Must provide proof of insurability.

Job: Nurse

Primary Location: Michigan-Petoskey-HOLTB&Hiland Cottage

Employee Status Regular

Shift Variable

Job Type Standard

Schedule Per Diem

Req ID: 21003012

Company Info

Company Name
McLaren Health Care
Zip/Post Code
49770
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