How You'll Make a Difference:
Directs the care and oversees the symptom management of all hospice patients in the residence. Maintains a high quality environment of the hospice residence. Provides patient care by performing an assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation.
- Admits hospice patients, which includes performing an assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation.
- Performs patient assessments; obtains vital signs and appropriate data, evaluates data and intervenes as appropriate.
- Implements patient care plans; administers medications and intravenous solutions; records observations; and maintains records and reports. Maintain an accurate record of controlled substances and all medication given to each patient.
- Utilizes the nursing process to make recommendations for patient care; evaluates delivery of patient care and communicates to appropriate personnel relevant facts about patients, action taken and patient responses.
- Educates the patient and/or family on services provided and on physician's orders.
- Provides on-going assessment of patient response to treatments, medications and teaching and applies interventions as appropriate. Updates and revises care plan as indicated.
- Follows agency and medical policies, emergency orders and nursing procedures.
- Directs the care given by the Nursing Assistants, Licensed Practical Nurses, and volunteers.
- Participates in chart audits and continuous quality improvement activities.
- Communicates with physicians to confirm and update patient's plan of treatment. Contacts physicians as needed for patient symptom management.
#WorkAtAuroraWhat it Will Take:Licenses & Certifications
Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member practices, and
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.Degrees
Associate's Degree in Nursing.Required Functional Experience
Typically requires 1 year of experience in clinical nursing.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Proficiency in clinical skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.Must be able to recognize the needs and concerns of others.Must have knowledge and be able to apply the principles of prevention of deformities, the normal range of motion, body mechanics and body alignment.Must have knowledge of the fundamental principles of human behavior and an appreciation of the effects of stress upon individuals and groups.Scheduled Hours:
- RN Pool B position.
- Candidate must be flexible to work PMs, NOCs, and weekends.
- Mandatory holiday rotation.
Aurora Zilber Hospice ResidenceLocation Address:
1155 N Honey Creek Pkwy
MilwaukeeAt Aurora Health Care:
We pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our patients-we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team that's as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you'll find limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement, competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more than that, you have the opportunity to change lives-including your own.
Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora. We celebrate our differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve, when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.
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