Registered Nurse (Home Care/Hospice)

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Registered Nurse (Home Care/Hospice)

Home Care/Hospice
Manchester, IA
Req # 1179
Part Time to Full Time, Day Shifts, Flexible Schedule; PRN, Part Time or Full Time Opportunities

This position performs direct patient nursing care to patients of the Home Care/Hospice department in accordance with hospital and departmental standards.  Opportunities for PRN, part time or full time schedule.


  • Current Iowa Licensed Registered Nurse (RN)
  • BSN preferred
  • Experience in community health, ICU, or medical/surgical nursing preferred
  • CPR certification
  • Valid Iowa driver’s license and reliable vehicle
  • Child and Dependent Adult Mandatory reporter Training required or able to train upon hire

Position Specific Requirements
·         Provides nursing care to Home Care and Hospice clients
·         Support the patient’s and family’s unique spiritual and cultural beliefs.
·         Acquires knowledge and assesses condition of clients through interview, history,                  physical, referral source and significant others
·         Observes, records, reports any changes in any signs, symptoms and conditions
·         Assess nursing care and home care aide needs of the client
·         Assists the physician in establishing a plan of care for the client
·         Assumes responsibility for carrying out the plan of care
·         Provides direct nursing care
·         Provides education to the client, significant other
·         Assists in recognition and referral of the client to ancillary services
·         Promotes family well-being and holistic client care
·         Participates in interdisciplinary team functions
·         Provides spiritual assessments and ongoing spiritual support to clients
·         Communicates needs for inservice education
·         Assists with orientation of new employees
·         Assists with infection control problem identification and documentation
·         Updates client care plan and progress notes with each visit
·         Assists with scheduling of client visit
·         Performs collection of lab specimens
·         Assists in checking supplies and communicates inventory needs
·         Supervises home care aides, in-home health providers, and CDAC providers
·         Communicates admissions and discharges via time study
·         Assumes responsibility for client admission/discharge and recertification paperwork
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