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$7500 Retention Bonus-RN Travel Nurse

Department: Grace Hospice
Location: Columbus, OH
Company: Grace Hospice

Travel Nurse

At Grace Hospice, our mission is for each employee to treat every patient as their own treasured loved one, providing care that affords a quality of life that outweighs quantity of days, and supports caregivers as their hearts find healing.    

Our program ensures that our patients will spend the final days of their journey in comfort and with dignity. If you are caring, compassionate, and have a true desire to help others, becoming a member of the Grace Hospice team may be the perfect opportunity for you.

Some of the benefits and advantages of working with Grace Hospice Include:      

  •  Grace Hospice is CHAP accredited and we are Members of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.   
  •  We invest in our employees’ career development and growth.    
    • Comprehensive orientation programs for new hires   
    • Leadership Academy meetings held off-site regularly for continuous development of our site leadership team members (Office Manager, CS, DCS, and Administrator).   
  •  Grace offers advancement opportunities.   
    • Grace Hospice has 27 locations across the U.S. and we are growing!  This growth creates additional advancement opportunities for strong performers.   
    • We provide an innovative healthcare environment offering a clinical ladder.    
  •  Grace is founded firmly on five pillars of excellence: People, Service, Quality, Finance, and Growth.   
  •  Our environment offers collaboration and provides tools and programs to enhance our team’s ability to provide excellent care.    
    • Our point-of-care system is state of the art:  HomeCare HomeBase.    
    • Employees have access to referring physicians and other professional resources on a daily basis.    
    • Inter-disciplinary Team conferences are held regularly to discuss and optimize patient care.    
    • Our ‘Meaningful Memories’ program is in development to provide exceptional patient experiences. 

POSITION DESCRIPTION  

The Travel Nurse is a qualified professional and is an employee of the Hospice Agency. They participate in all activities related to professional services provided. The Travel Nurse or their alternate who is similarly qualified must be available at all times during operating hours of the Agency.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Participates in activities relative to provision of professional care and services on an interim basis as assigned/directed by the Administrator and/or Regional Director of Operations.
  • A Travel Nurse may also be asked to fill as an alternate DCS, PCM, or RNCM during times of vacancy.
  • Maintains and adheres to agency procedure and patient care policy standards.
  • Provides and coordinates patient care services during assignments.
  • Informs health care professionals of duties and administrative rules to ensure policies and procedures are being met.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings as necessary to current assignment.
  • Assists with implementation, education, and ongoing support of Grace Hospice EHR.
  • Acts as a preceptor for new staff.
  • Assists with analysis and evaluation of clinical operations to ensure standards are adhered to.
  • Supervises the operation of Agency policy by the assigned staff.
  • Reports to Administrator, DCS, or RDO regarding changes that might affect the clinical operations of the site.
  • Assists with establishing policies and procedures in compliance with state health statutes and administrative rules related to EHR.
  • Assures that all standards of care are being maintained by EHR users.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient and Agency matters.
  • Performs other duties as needed and as requested by Administrator or RDO.
  • Assists with billing process.
  • Adheres strictly to Agency customer service standards and complaint process.
  • Develops, supervises, and evaluates clinical provisions made for patient care:
    • When there is a significant health status change in the client’s condition.
    • At the physician’s request, or
    • After hospitalization.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE  

  • Is currently licensed in the state of practice or in accordance with the Board of Nurse Examiners rules for Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC)
  • Within 4 months of start, obtain Registered Nurse Licensure in all states that Grace/Comfort Hospice operates in. This would be paid for by employer
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience as a registered nurse in a licensed hospice or home health setting including team supervision
  • Associate's or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
  • Demonstrates organizational skills and effectively supervises others
  • Demonstrates above average computer and EHR competency
  • Ability to learn, absorb, and apply professional training
  • Demonstrates excellent problem solving techniques
  • Exceptional communications skills
  • Able to handle multiple and shifting assignments and presents a professional image
  • Be available at all times, either in person or telephonically
  • Be able to travel extensively. At least 70% of the time can be 100%

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