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RN - Hospice

Company: MemorialCare Health System
Location: Laguna Hills
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:


Title: Registered Nurse (RN), Clinical II, Outpatient

Location: Laguna Hills

Department: Hospice

Status: Per Diem

Shift: Variable Shift (4 pm to 12 am and 12 am to 8 am).

Pay Range*: $44.91 - $70.52

At MemorialCare Health System, we believe in providing extraordinary healthcare to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees. Memorial Care stands for excellence in Healthcare.Across our family of medical centers, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability.Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation and teamwork.

Position Summary

This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Saddleback Medical Center. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with our core values: Integrity, Accountability, Best Practices, Compassion and Synergy. The employee shall support Saddleback Medical Center's strategic plan and participate in and advocate performance improvement/patient safety activities.

The RN, Clinical II, Outpatient provides intermittent visits to the terminally ill and palliative patients and family, providing symptom management, and teaching to maximize quality of life. Coordinates the efforts of the team, including medical, nursing, and psychosocial support to provide appropriate care as the patient transitions to the end of life.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job

- Utilizes the nursing process and practice standards as a framework for the management of patient care.

- Analyzes the assessment data to determine a nursing diagnosis and appropriate interventions.

- Demonstrates leadership in the coordination of patient care across the healthcare continuum with progress towards meeting desired patient outcomes.

- Demonstrates the ability to utilize effective critical thinking skills.

- Prioritizes essential functions.

- Demonstrates knowledge of the clinical information system and applies principles to patient documentation.

- Contributes to an effective and safe working environment.

- Formulates a teaching plan, based on identified patient learning needs, and evaluates effectiveness of learning; family is included in teaching plan as necessary.

- Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of patient privacy rights. Maintains confidentiality of all medical, financial and other sensitive material in printed, electronic or verbal form, which may jeopardize the privacy of patients and or employees.

- Demonstrates the ability to use good customer service skills by managing and acknowledging patient- family-significant other expectations.

- Demonstrates tact, sensitivity and discretion.

- Be at work and be on time

- Follow company policies, procedures and directives

- Interact in a positive and constructive manner

- Ability to interact in a positive and constructive manner

- Ability to prioritize and multitask

*Placement in the pay range is based on multiple factors including, but not limited to, relevant years of experience and qualifications. In addition to base pay, there may be additional compensation available for this role, including but not limited to, shift differentials, extra shift incentives, and bonus opportunities. Health and wellness is our passion at MemorialCare-that includes taking good care of employees and their dependents. We offer high quality health insurance plan options, so you can select the best choice for your family. And there's more... Check out our MemorialCare Benefits for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.


Minimum Requirements

Qualifications/Work Experience:

  • 2 year's relevant experience as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting. Home Health, Oncology, and/or Hospice experience preferred
  • Effective problem-solving skills; good interpersonal and communication skills; ability to relate to a variety of health professionals in different settings
  • EMR experience preferred Education/Licensure/Certification:
    • Current California RN license
    • BSN Preferred
    • Current BLS issued by the American Heart Association
    • Hospice and Palliative Care Certification preferred.

Keywords: MemorialCare Health System, Los Angeles , RN - Hospice, Healthcare , Laguna Hills, California

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