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Registered Nurse, Hospice Home Care - Bronx, NY

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VNS Health Hospice Care

NY, US

6 days ago
full-time
professional certification mentioned

Job highlights

Qualification

Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in New York State. Minimum of one year nursing experience in a medical, surgical, or hospice environment. Valid driver's license or NYS Non-Driver photo ID card may be required. Strong clinical assessment and critical thinking skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Must be able to walk up and down steps to access patient residences and transport required supplies weighing approximately 25 – 30 lbs

Responsibility

Deliver personalized nursing and care management by constantly evaluating the evolving patient needs and adjusting the plan of care. Initiate quality-driven care coordination by communicating within the VNS Health interdisciplinary team and across providers and other resources to deliver the plan of care effectively and efficiently. Practice independently in the community, traveling to patients’ homes or care facilities, using effective time management and agility to manage weekly caseload and other duties. Think critically to proactively organize, plan, and obtain supplies and equipment needed for patient care. Complete individualized comprehensive assessments and related documentation, including but not limited to social determinants of health, OASIS assessments, wound care, and reporting vital sign changes. Use technology, including a tablet computer, phone, and other systems to coordinate and maintain accurate and up-to-date electronic medical records (EMRs) for patients in the community. Provide empowering education and support to patients and their families to help them understand and navigate end of life treatment

Benefits

  • $104,868.00 - $130,268.00 Annual
  • Our clinical compensation packages start with highly competitive base pay and build from there to recognize your education, clinical experience, certifications, and ongoing commitment to providing care to patients and members in high need areas
  • Attractive sign-on bonus and referral bonus opportunities
  • Generous paid time off (PTO), starting at 31 days of paid time off and 9 paid company holidays
  • Health insurance for you and your loved ones with no annual deductible or contribution cost (Medical, Dental, Vision); Life and Disability Insurance
  • This role is represented by a collective bargaining agreement through the United Federation of Teachers (UFT)
  • Employer-matched retirement savings program
  • Personal and financial wellness programs
  • Pre-tax flexible spending accounts (FSAs) for healthcare and dependent care
  • Comprehensive training including 4-week paid clinical orientation, preceptorship, and ongoing skills development
  • Internal mobility, generous tuition reimbursement, CEU credits, and advancement opportunities
  • Opportunities to contribute to clinical research and other organizational projects
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Coverage
  • Retirement Savings
  • Paid Time Off

Job Description

Description

Overview VNS Health Hospice RNs provide holistic end-of-life care to New Yorkers so they can be cared for in their final moments surrounded by family and friends, in the familiar comfort of home. Our hospice team is known as VNS Health’s most patient nurses who educate family members on topics like disease progression, wound care, and medication, while delivering personalized nursing plans. Hospice nurses provide comprehensive clinical care as part of an interdisciplinary team that includes dieticians, spiritual care counselors, and bereavement specialists. In Hospice, our nurses use integrity to follow patients’ wishes, agility to adapt to changing needs, and empathy to guide families through emotionally challenging times. Be part of our 130-year history and innovative Future of Care built by visiting nurses like you. Compensation: $104,868.00 - $130,268.00 Annual Our clinical compensation packages start with highly competitive base pay and build from there to recognize your education, clinical experience, certifications, and ongoing commitment to providing care to patients and members in high need areas. What We Provide • Attractive sign-on bonus and referral bonus opportunities • Generous paid time off (PTO), starting at 31 days of paid time off and 9 paid company holidays • Health insurance for you and your loved ones with no annual deductible or contribution cost (Medical, Dental, Vision); Life and Disability Insurance • This role is represented by a collective bargaining agreement through the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) • Employer-matched retirement savings program • Personal and financial wellness programs • Pre-tax flexible spending accounts (FSAs) for healthcare and dependent care • Comprehensive training including 4-week paid clinical orientation, preceptorship, and ongoing skills development • Internal mobility, generous tuition reimbursement, CEU credits, and advancement opportunities • Opportunities to contribute to clinical research and other organizational projects • Industry leading technology to help you make informed decisions and deliver quality care What You Will Do • Deliver personalized nursing and care management by constantly evaluating the evolving patient needs and adjusting the plan of care • Initiate quality-driven care coordination by communicating within the VNS Health interdisciplinary team and across providers and other resources to deliver the plan of care effectively and efficiently • Practice independently in the community, traveling to patients’ homes or care facilities, using effective time management and agility to manage weekly caseload and other duties • Think critically to proactively organize, plan, and obtain supplies and equipment needed for patient care • Complete individualized comprehensive assessments and related documentation, including but not limited to social determinants of health, OASIS assessments, wound care, and reporting vital sign changes • Use technology, including a tablet computer, phone, and other systems to coordinate and maintain accurate and up-to-date electronic medical records (EMRs) for patients in the community • Provide empowering education and support to patients and their families to help them understand and navigate end of life treatment Qualifications • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in New York State • Minimum of one year nursing experience in a medical, surgical, or hospice environment • Valid driver's license or NYS Non-Driver photo ID card may be required • Strong clinical assessment and critical thinking skills • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities • Ability to work independently and as part of a team • Must be able to walk up and down steps to access patient residences and transport required supplies weighing approximately 25 – 30 lbs. Why VNS Health Make an impact. Change lives. Know you are valued. With VNS Health, you are part of a team that is making a difference. For more than 130 years, VNS Health has been committed to meeting the needs of New Yorkers, leading the way as an innovator in health care. Through our range of easy-to-access services and health plans, we help people to live, age, and heal where they feel most comfortable — in their homes connected to their family and community. As part of VNS Health, you will be joining one of the nation’s largest nonprofit home- and community-based health care organizations, united in a mission to improve the health and well-being of people through high-quality, cost-effective health care.