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Per Diem RN II - Hospice - LakeView Home

Job ID 83674 Date posted 10/30/2017
  • Facility: Sharp Hospice Homes
  • City: La Mesa
  • Department: LakeView Home
  • Category: RN Jobs
  • Job Status: Per Diem
  • Shift: Variable
  • FTE: 0.0
  • Shift Start: Variable
  • Shift End Time: Variable
Location
This position is located at LakeView Home in La Mesa in San Diego County
 
Hours
12 Hour Shift, Per Diem, variable, working weekends as needed
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of an accredited Nursing School/Program (RN)
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers issued by the AHA
  • Three years recent acute care hospital experience
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing
  • Certified Hospice Palliative Care Nurse (CHPN)
  • Hospice inpatient experience
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Summary
The Per Diem RN-II provides direct and indirect nursing services to patients and families.  The Per Diem RN-II performs assessment, planning, interventions, and evaluation of pain and symptom management and provides care at end of life. The Per Diem RN-II collaborates with hospice IDT to ensure effective and safe patient care is implemented. The Per Diem RN-II works in highly autonomous environment, and provides nursing and supportive care to patients and their families during end of life in our 4-bed, general inpatient hospice home.
Sharp Hospice Care is dedicated to providing comprehensive care and compassionate support to individuals facing life-limiting illnesses, along with their families and friends. Services range from relief of physical discomfort to emotional and spiritual support. Sharp Hospice Care also provides “pre-hospice” home based palliative care consultation for patients with advanced illness such as heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and dementia. Sharp Hospice Care is part of Sharp Grossmont Hospital, nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices.
Sharp Hospice Care provides in-home services and also provides the region’s first freestanding hospice homes, LakeView Home in La Mesa, ParkView Home in Del Cerro and BonitaView Home in Bonita, which offer end-of-life patients an alternative to nursing home placement. The homes - staffed 24 hours a day by licensed nurses - provide a comfortable and supportive environment for up to four patients at one time in each home.
Essential Physical Requirements may include
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Twisting (trunk)
  • Twisting (neck)
  • Bending (waist)
  • Flexing/Extending (neck)
  • Gripping/Grasping
  • Fine Manipulation / Pinching
  • Reaching below shoulder level
  • Reaching above shoulder level
  • Kneeling
  • Squatting
  • Bed mobilization (scooting / rolling)
  • Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)
  • Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer
  • Lift up to 50 pounds
Additional physical requirements of the position may be discussed at time of interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
Keywords: Clinical Nurse-RN, Registered Nurse, RN, Hospice, Palliative, LakeView Home, La Mesa, Job Jobs

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