Southland Home Health Registered Nurse (RN) in Phoenix, Arizona

Southland Hospice is looking for a goal minded, responsible, trustworthy, reliable and experienced Registered Nurse with a strong commitment to the hospice philosophy. This is a great opportunity for an RN to join a team of committed, caring professionals who focus on improving the patient's quality of life by exceeding patient and family expectations of quality and coordination of care, and encouraging patient choice. Our hospice team is committed to providing comfort and dignity through physical, emotional, and spiritual support to our patients and their caregivers.

Job Summary:

Demonstrate good leadership, communication, and writing skills. Demonstrate proficiency in the use of Oasis to develop optimal level of patient care under physician orders. Enforce the policies and procedures of the agency. Follows Medicare and Medicaid regulations set forth by the federal government. Follow state and federal laws as applicable and mandated.

Qualifications/Educational Requirements:

Be a Registered Nurse (R.N.). Current State License as a Registered Nurse Ability to relate positively and favorably with patients and staff. Demonstrate good oral and written communication along with good documentation skills. Meet all agency clinical requirements. Responsibilities/essential job functions:

Incumbent must be able to perform the following essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations.

Demonstrate efficient teamwork with the staff. Demonstrate competence in documenting with Oasis. * Coordinate care for the patient. * Understand and perform the admission process plan of care. * Coordinates services and schedules patient visits. Supervise LVN and HHA field staff as indicated. * Provide in-service education per DON direction. Follow Medicare and Medicaid regulations. * Observe, assess, and document patient symptom and progress. * Perform the initial home care visit and re-evaluate patient needs and progress when needed. * Notify physician of change in the patient’s condition. * Coordinate and monitor all patient care and services. * Complete paperwork timely and efficiently. * Maintain patient records according to policy and procedure. * Educate patients and caregivers on disease process, medications, plan of care, and treatment plans according to the policy and procedure manual. * Follow infection control policy in and out of the office. * Provide quality of care to patients in their homes according to policy and procedures. * Participate in the on-call schedule. * Participate in and support quality improvement programs.