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LHC Group Registered Nurse - Hospice Inpatient Unit - 3 days/wk in Tucson, Arizona

Company Overview

Casa de la Luz Hospice

is Seeking an Inpatient Unit RN

Schedule: Thursday-Saturday, 1pm-9pm

Pay is $33/hr-$39/hr, DOE

Casa at the Hacienda Inpatient Unit is located at 2720 E. River Road, 85718

Casa de la Luz is also the recipient of The Arizona Daily Star's 2020 Reader's Choice Awards for

"Best Hospice Care" and "Best Workplace Culture"

Casa de la Luz Hospice , a part of LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide.

The Registered Nurse (RN) assumes full nursing responsibility for the delivery of the Plan of Care for each hospice patient. Continuously evaluates personal and professional performance and makes necessary changes to increase productivity and quality of care delivered. Adheres to and supports the policies/procedures/goals/objectives of hospice in an attempt to assure quality patient care. Strives for independence and sound critical decision-making regarding the delivery of patient care in a cost-effective manner without compromising quality. Develops the patients Plan of care in collaboration with other professionals and implements treatment strategies based on scientific nursing theory that promotes physical, psychosocial, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Maintains patient confidentiality at all times. Familiar with the concepts and needs of patients / families who are facing death and dying issues. Effective communication skills, both verbally and written.

Essential Functions

  • Initiates and coordinates the plan of care. Documents problems, appropriate goals, interventions and patient/family response to hospice care. Collaborates with the patient/family, attending physician and other members of the IDG in providing patient and family care on a daily basis.

  • Instructs and supervises the patient/family in self-care techniques when appropriate.

  • Maintains accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding the patient's condition. Reports patient condition and any identified needs/issues to Administrator on a daily basis.

  • Participates in LHC Connect and completes all required hospice assigned modules on-line on a monthly basis.

  • Compliance with procedures and processes of ordering/obtaining medications ordered by the physician and included in the patients Plan of care from Hospice Pharmacia. Assures compliance when possible of medication regime within the specified formulary.

  • Maintains up-to-date personnel file.

  • Performs LPN Supervisory visits as assigned by Administrator and in accordance with state regulations.

  • Functions as a preceptor to new hires.

  • Any other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience

Experience Requirements

  • One year of clinical experience.

  • LA: a minimum two years full time experience working as an RN. However, two years of full time clinical experience in hospice care as a licensed practical nurse may be substituted for the required two years of experience as a registered nurse.

License Requirements

  • Current RN licensure in the state of practice

  • Current CPR Certification

  • Current driver's license, valid vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle, or public transportation.

An equal opportunity employer

LHC Group is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status. To learn more about the opportunities for you with LHC Group and our affiliates, contact one of our Human Resources team members at 1.866.LHC.Group.

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