VNA Health Group

Registered Nurse, Hospice

Job Locations US-NJ-Hudson County
Posted Date 1 month ago(12/12/2022 1:05 PM)
ID
2022-7744
# of Openings
1
Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Hospice

Overview

The VNA Health Group

A proud past. A compelling future.

A future that includes you.

 

For over 110 years, the VNA Health Group has served the needs of home health and hospice patients in our communities. In that time, we’ve grown to become an organization of 2500 dedicated employees in three states, a leader and innovator in health care, and an award-winning organization. For the last three years, we’ve been a certified Best Place to Work ®, we’ve been recognized by Fortune Magazine as a top provider for aging services, and many of our leaders have been awarded with distinction for their contributions to health care.

As a VNAHG employee, you’ll not only be joining a winning organization, but one that will help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

  • Our tuition reimbursement program of up to $12,000 a year will assist you getting that degree you’ve always dreamed of.
  • Our Continuing Education programs will keep you current, with learning and certifications to help you master your profession.
  • Our online learning system will provide knowledge at your fingertips, anytime, anywhere.
  • Our Employee Referral programs give you the opportunity to recruit trusted colleagues and receive cash rewards for doing so.
  • Our recognition programs provide that much needed “thank you” for doing a job well done.
  • Our 403B and 401a retirement plans will help you plan for your future.
  • Our leadership fosters a culture of support, while giving you the freedom to bring your best self to work every day.

 

If this sounds like a future you’d like to be a part of, read on!

 

We are seeking an Registered Nurse to join our Hospice team on per diem basis to assist patients within Hudson County.

Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse will be responsible for providing direct or indirect skilled comprehensive nursing care to a specified (or variety) of age and diagnostic groups. The Registered Nurse whose primary role is to function independently in providing comprehensive end of life care to patients/family units who are currently experiencing a terminal illness.   Including but not limited to the following tasks:

 

  • Provides prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to patients in a home or inpatient setting.
  • Utilizes principles of the nursing process to assist in data collection, planning and evaluation of nursing care.
  • Demonstrates nursing knowledge and skills in the implementation of prevention, therapeutic and rehabilitative nursing care.
  • Takes and records patients' vital signs.
  • Administers specified medication, orally or by subcutaneous or inter-muscular injection, and notes time and amount on patients' charts.
  • Reinforces instructions and explanations of the patient Plan of Care or teaching plan.
  • Uses oral and written communication to convey pertinent information to members of the health care team in a timely manner.
  • Reports any significant changes in the patient’s health status to the appropriate individual(s).
  • Maintains a safe environment for the patient and self.
  • Identifies unmet learning needs and seeks assistance from others in meeting those needs.
  • Complies with company policies and procedures.
  • Completes all required forms, reports, time cards, itineraries, etc, accurately and within designated timeframe.
  • Recognizes and follows established lines of communication.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Qualified candidates must:

  • Completion of an accredited RN education program with a diploma. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred.
  • 1 year hospital experience.
  • At least 1 year of Hospice, Home care and/or Community Health experience is needed.
  • Experience working as part of a team and working effectively with persons and communities from diverse cultural, social, and ethnic backgrounds. The ability to work in a complex institutional structure requiring significant collaboration.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

 

Education/Training/Experience:

  • Registered Nurse License in the State of New Jersey
  • Valid driver’s license.

 

 

EEOC

VNA Health Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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