AFTER HOURS STAFF NURSE

  • Southwest General Health Center
  • Cleveland, OH, USA
  • Nov 03, 2017
Full time Health Care

Job Description

POSITION INFORMATION

Position summary:

  • The After Hours Registered Nurse (RN) provides both telephonic and direct care for the Outpatient Hospice caseload of patients Monday -Thursday 4:30 pm - 8 am and Friday 4:30 pm-Monday 8 am.
  • The After Hours RN uses the nursing process with care management strategies to coordinate care and provide nursing services for hospice patients and their families in the home, long term care facility, assisted living facility, or hospital.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and current licensure by Ohio State Board of Nursing
  • Self starter, excellent time management skills, ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment, dependable, autonomous worker, current clinical skills, flexible and tactful.

Required length and type of experience:

  • Previous experience in specific nursing area preferred.
  • Minimum one year experience as registered nurse in acute care/medical surgical area. Prefer previous experience in hospice, palliative care, home health, or oncology.

Required licensure, certification or registry:

  • Current license by the Ohio State Board of Nursing.
  • CPR certification required.
  • ACLS preferred.
  • If applicable, ACLS certification for Critical Care and Emergency Services required.
  • PALS required in Emergency Services.
  • Holds valid drivers license and current drivers insurance coverage.
  • Prefer national certification in hospice and palliative care or oncology.
  • CHPN certification is required within two years of employment.