Casa de la Luz Hospice

  • Hospice Registered Nurse (RN), Full Time

    Job ID
    2018-1304
    Category
    Nursing
    Type
    Regular Full-Time 40
    Location
    US-AZ-Tucson
    Shift (Days/Hours)
    Monday-Friday
  • Overview

     

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    Casa de la Luz is celebrating 20 years or Superior Care and 

    has grown to become the leader in hospice care services in Southern AZ!

     

    Do you love being able to connect with your patients and feel that you're making a difference? Are you also looking for the support and ability to respond to your patient's needs quickly?

     

    IF SO, COME JOIN OUR TEAM!

     

    Position is Monday-Friday, NO ON-CALL OR WEEKEND HOURS!

     

     

    *This position offers Competitive Pay, Mileage Reimbursement, PTO, Paid Holidays, and Excellent Full Time Benefits!*

     

     

    About Casa de la Luz Hospice:

     

    Lynette Jaramillo and Agnes C. Poore formed Casa de la Luz Hospice, LLC, in 1998 to provide sensitivity, care and support for patients and their loved ones in the final phase of life. They wanted to reach far beyond the usual and customary hospice service in Tucson. They built a team of individuals who are committed to guiding patients and their loved ones through the end of life journey with knowledge, compassion, and the highest ethical standards. Casa de la Luz's mission and core values are in the heart of each of its employees. In order to continuously fulfill our mission we seek to recruit caring and compassionate individuals.

     

    By joining the Casa de la Luz family you will have the opportunity to make a great contribution to the hospice community, and you will find your employment at Casa de la Luz Hospice to be a rewarding experience. Lynette and Agnes continue to lead the company's mission with a hands-on approach to the company's daily operations. This year, Casa de la Luz Hospice is celebrating 20 years of providing compassionate and superior care and has established an outstanding reputation within Southern Arizona. Credit for this reputation goes to each individual in the organization. Casa has also been voted as Tucson's Best Place to Work on more than one occasion due to our commitment to our employees. Today, Casa de la Luz Hospice is the largest and one of the most trusted and respected hospices in Southern Arizona. We seek unique talent and energies to contribute to our culture of superior care.

     

    Position Summary:

     

    The Hospice RN Case Manager plans, organizes and directs hospice care and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience. The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individual and families within their homes and communities. The Case Manager will be assigned to patients living in their homes and assisted living facilities.

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

     

    The RN Case manager is responsible for planning, organizing and directing hospice care. The Case Manager will complete an initial assessment of patient and family to determine hospice needs, provide a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illnesses, write and initiate Plan of Care, and re-evaluate needs of patient/family/caregiver regularly and revise the Plan of Care as necessary. The Case Manager will administer medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician in the patient's Plan of Care, counsel the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs, provide health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and Plan, and assist the patient with the activities of daily living, facilitating the patient's efforts toward self-sufficiency and comfort care. The Case Manager will work in cooperation with the family/caregiver and hospice interdisciplinary team members to meet the needs of the patient/family/caregiver. 

    Qualifications

    1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
    2. Current Arizona RN license and CPR certification.
    3. Current/valid drivers license and automobile insurance that meets the requirements of the State of Arizona.
    4. Recent nursing experience (acute care, home health and/or hospice is PLUS!).
    5. Previous experience using electronic medical records.
    6. Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, basic math skills; nursing skills per competency checklist.
    7. Proficient computer skills.

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