Small, growing Mesquite, Texas hospice is hiring a part-time independent contactor RN or LVN. Could well grow into a full-time employee position for the right fit. Primary functions: 1. Administer nursing care for clients of all ages in their place of residence; 2. Coordinate care with the interdisciplinary team, patient and family and the referring agency; 3. Assume the responsibility for coordination of care in consultation with and reporting to Director of Nursing.
Requirements: Graduate of an accredited school of vocational nursing (LVN) or Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate School of Nursing (RN). Current Texas State license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse or Registered Nurse. 2-years’ experience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in a clinical care setting, hospice preferred, or 1-years’ experience as a Registered Nurse in a clinical care setting. Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice. Proof of current CPR. Must read, write and comprehend English. Hospice experience preferred. Must have reliable transportation, valid and current auto liability insurance, and a current Texas driver’s license. Must have Hepatitis consent/declination. Good interpersonal skills are a must. Marketing skills/experience would be a plus.
Prolonged standing and walking required, with ability to lift up and move patients. Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and patient needs, and to make quick, good decisions; meet patient and family individualized psychosocial needs. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.
Work in patient’s home in various conditions; possible exposure to blood/bodily fluids/infectious diseases; Required ability to work flexible schedule and ability to travel locally; PRN emergency call.
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