Provide leadership by working cooperatively and effectively with physicians, ancillary staff and other administrative and support personnel in maintaining the standards of professional nursing practice in the multidisciplinary clinical setting.
Provide direct nursing care to the residents and to supervise the day to day activities of the nursing assistants. Supervision must be in accordance with federal, state, local laws, and the policies of the facility.
Provide day to day guidance, support and direction to direct patient care staff, providing informal feedback on an ongoing basis and formal feedback input for the annual performance evaluation. Participate in the department staffing and the appropriate hiring, firing and disciplinary actions.
Develop and implement a safe, realistic, individualized Plan of Care for each patient in collaboration with other services/disciplines according to best practice standards to promote positive patient outcomes and patient satisfaction using a patient-centered approach.
The Hospice Nurse - Registered Nurse (RN) After Hours will provide nursing assessment, planning and care to maximize the comfort and health of patients and families in accordance with the interdisciplinary plan of care.