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Registered Nurse - Hospice

System Clinical Services
Date Posted
15 January, 2021
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Day
Requisition Number
273976
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Registered Nurse - Hospice

Job Description

Overview

Provides care in community, expected to see 4-5, cover 10 counties. Assign nurses a certain area to keep mileage down as much as they can so they will have a designated territory. Wound care, education experience, nursing home experience. Team oriented.  Hours 8-4:30 m-f. On call will be flexible

Health Hospice provides patients and their families comprehensive, family-centered care delivered by a highly trained interdisciplinary team. Hospice team members are available with care provided where the patient lives. Offering traditional, complementary and alternative services, IU Health hospice professionals help patients carry out the activities and make the personal choices that add meaning to life.

The Hospice Clinical Nurses reflect the mission, vision, and values of Indiana University Health.  They adhere to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards. While our clinical nurses (RN's) are accountable and responsible for the provision and coordination of competent, evidence-based care, which includes assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation, our nurses participate in decision-making, teaching, mentoring, and collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to advance the patient plan of care, achieve outcomes and enhance operational efficiency. IU nurses must adhere to the ANA Scope and Standards of Professional Nursing and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements.

In addition to the standards set above, our nurses will experience a team approach to serving our patients as well as the flexibility and autonomy to do their jobs and provide patients with individualized care.  We provide one on one patient interaction and education as well as critical thinking and clinical skills needed to help with areas such as infusion, wound care, VAC management, chronic disease process management and education which provide endless self-satisfaction and reward to our nurses. 


 Requires an Associates of Nursing (ASN); Bachelors of Nursing (BSN) preferred.
• Requires current state of Indiana license as Registered Nurse.
• Requires that the RN has graduated from a nationally accredited nursing program.
• Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Registered Nurse - Hospice Role

Overview

Provides care in community, expected to see 4-5, cover 10 counties. Assign nurses a certain area to keep mileage down as much as they can so they will have a designated territory. Wound care, education experience, nursing home experience. Team oriented.  Hours 8-4:30 m-f. On call will be flexible

Health Hospice provides patients and their families comprehensive, family-centered care delivered by a highly trained interdisciplinary team. Hospice team members are available with care provided where the patient lives. Offering traditional, complementary and alternative services, IU Health hospice professionals help patients carry out the activities and make the personal choices that add meaning to life.

The Hospice Clinical Nurses reflect the mission, vision, and values of Indiana University Health.  They adhere to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards. While our clinical nurses (RN's) are accountable and responsible for the provision and coordination of competent, evidence-based care, which includes assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation, our nurses participate in decision-making, teaching, mentoring, and collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to advance the patient plan of care, achieve outcomes and enhance operational efficiency. IU nurses must adhere to the ANA Scope and Standards of Professional Nursing and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements.

In addition to the standards set above, our nurses will experience a team approach to serving our patients as well as the flexibility and autonomy to do their jobs and provide patients with individualized care.  We provide one on one patient interaction and education as well as critical thinking and clinical skills needed to help with areas such as infusion, wound care, VAC management, chronic disease process management and education which provide endless self-satisfaction and reward to our nurses. 


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     Requires an Associates of Nursing (ASN); Bachelors of Nursing (BSN) preferred.
  •  Requires current state of Indiana license as Registered Nurse.
  •  Requires that the RN has graduated from a nationally accredited nursing program.
  •  Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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