Company: Hospice of the Western Reserve
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Job Description JOIN US IN MAKING THE MOST OF EVERY DAY Hospice
of The Western Reserve operates in celebration of the individual
worth of each life, we strive to relieve suffering, enhance
comfort, promote quality of life, foster choice in end-of-life care
and support effective grieving. WHY US? We believe that our success
starts with our greatest asset: OUR EMPLOYEES We live our shared
core values in everything we do: COMPASSION. EXCELLENCE. EQUALITY.
INTEGRITY. SERVICE. STEWARDSHIP . We have a passion for purpose
driven work Do you? JOIN OUR FAMILY Provide prescribed medical
treatment and personal care services to terminally ill persons in
collaboration with the transdisciplinary team in a variety of
settings. Coordinate the implementation of the Plan of Care for
each patient utilizing the Nursing Process. WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Responsible to practice in accordance with HWR clinical standards
of practice, policies and procedures Assess physical, psychosocial,
and spiritual needs of the patient and family/caregivers. Provide
intermittent skilled nursing services to the patient under the
patient's physician's direction. Monitor and evaluate pain and
symptoms and provide information and assistance to the patient and
family to manage those problems. Serve as a liaison to the
patient's physician(s) when needed; provide information to the
physician based on knowledge relating to the patient's needs.
Provide emotional support to the patient and family/caregiver.
Refer patients and/or family members to other services when
appropriate and follow-up as necessary. Provide instruction (health
teaching) to the patient and family. Maintain and promptly complete
all necessary plans and reports related to hospice care.
Participate in care conferences and bereavement follow-up.
Participate in case review, quality improvement activities and
other meetings as assigned. Plan and clinically supervise
activities of HNA as related to patient care. Participate in the
on-call rotation as scheduled. Participate in discharge planning in
collaboration with other team members. SUCCESS CAPABILITIES:
Licensed in State of Ohio Experience preferred in hospice care,
home health, oncology and/or pain and symptom management. Current
CPR certification Must have and maintain a valid driver---s
license, good driving record and auto accident insurance at a level
acceptable to HWR and/or HWR---s insurer Hospice and Palliative
Care Certification desired. Will be required within first two years
of hire. Equivalent education/experience may substitute for minimum
qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a
license/certification/registration. DETAILS: Total Rewards Package
to include Retirement, Health, Dental, Vision, voluntary benefits
and Corporate Discounts Tuition Assistance Non-exempt role
Technology Package Protocols in place for wellbeing during COVID-19
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Compliance to Annual Flu Shot Policy or
ability to provide exemption documentation Provide an active auto
insurance policy as a licensed driver in the State of Ohio with the
proper level of coverage as directed Provide an active driver---s
license Ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the
United States. High level of integrity, ethics and professionalism.
NOTE : The responsibilities of this position are described above,
and they may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable
accommodations or other reasons. Also, this description in no way
states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by
the employee occupying this position. Applicants who may need
reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may
contact: Careers at Hospice of the Western Reserve 17876 St. Clair
Ave. Cleveland, OH 44111 216.383.2222 or careershospicewr.org
Hospice of the Western Reserve is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and
protected Veterans to apply.
Keywords: Hospice of the Western Reserve, Cleveland , LPN/RN, Healthcare , Willoughby, Ohio
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