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RN - Resource Nurse, Full Time

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Description

Mission Statement – Providing comfort, care and meaning at the end of life.

 

Come work in an environment that will make you glad you're a health care professional! Use your nursing skills to provide high quality home care to terminally ill patients.

 

Rainbow Community Care is currently accepting applications for a dedicated Resource RN. This is a full time, hourly position that will be based out of the Inpatient Center in Johnson Creek.

            

Essential Duties include, but may not be limited to:

  • Prioritizes calls and instructs nursing staff to see patients as needed.
  • Provides direction to patients, families, and caregivers based on the plan of care.
  • Evaluates the needs of patients and caregivers to determine if it is appropriate to send clinical or social services staff to assess and treat.      
  • Ensures timely documentation of all calls, including problems and interventions.
  • Assists with scheduling tasks for RNs, SWs and CNAs, as directed.
  • Works closely with admissions team to ensure timely, efficient, and effective admissions.
  • Performs intake duties in collaboration with intake staff to cover vacations or during periods of high referrals.
  • Coordinates admissions to palliative care and hospice programs in collaboration with corresponding teams.
  • Performs referral, admission, palliative care, and other patient visits as needed to support the departments.
  • Monitors and manages patient equipment and supply needs.
  • Possesses knowledge of Medicare Conditions of Participation and HFS 131.
  • Maintains communication with patient, family/caregiver, attending MD, and others as necessary.
  • May be asked to deliver nursing and/or CNA care to patients including personal hygiene, comfort measures, nourishment, and provides physical and psychological support to the patient and family when staffing dictates.
  • Teaches patients, family members, and caregivers regarding the disease process, self-care techniques, end of life care, and process for dealing with grief and ethical issues.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Professional & Personal Qualifications

  • Wisconsin RN license is required.
  • Valid WI driver’s license and current auto insurance is required and must be maintained.
  • Hospice, home health, ER, Oncology, and/or palliative care experience is preferred.
  • Must present self in a professional manner at all times.
  • Excellent work ethics required, including good attendance and punctuality.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Ability to maintain patient, family, and employee confidentiality.
  • Ability to apply problem-solving techniques in resolving issues and assist staff with decision-making and clinical direction.
  • Ability to drive to and from patients’ homes and to meetings at other locations as necessary.
  • Ability to maintain healthy boundaries and maintain positive interpersonal relationships.
  • Ability to be self-directed and handle stressful and emergency situations.

 

Rainbow Community Care offers an excellent Benefit Package!

 

This just may be the career that you’ve been looking for!

 

Rainbow Community Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of 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.

 

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