St. Luke's Health System

Hospice RN - Care Coordinator|Twin Falls: SIGN ON BONUS!

Default: Location : City Twin Falls
Category
Nursing - RN and Leadership
Work Unit
Hospice HCH Mobile Units MV
Position Type
Full-Time
Work Schedule
VARIABLE
Requisition ID
2021-49463
Default: Location : Location
US-ID-Twin Falls
Work Location : Name
801 Poleline

Overview

St. Luke's Health System in Twin Falls, idaho is looking for a Hospice RN Care Coordinator who will manage their own caseload of patients in the community, with a scope of practice to include symptom management, medication management, care planning and IDT oversight.

 

This position is a full-time, weekend position, Friday-Sunday.

 

St Luke's Hospice is an interdisciplinary team serving terminally ill patients in homes, ALFs, CFHs, and SNFs with diagnosis mix of Cancer, Heart Disease, Pulmonary Disease, Alzheimer’s/Dementia, Renal Disease, ALS, Liver Disease, Stroke, etc. Team members work autonomously in the community setting serving patients within the spectrum of the 4 levels of hospice care: Routine, Continuous, General Inpatient, and Respite.

 

The interdisciplinary team is comprised of Care Coordinator RNs, Weekday Support RNs/LPNs, Weekend Support RNs/LPNs, Night Support RNs, Medical Social Workers, Chaplains, Certified Nursing Assistants, Massage therapists, Volunteers, and Medical Staff including a nurse practitioner and physicians.

 

Strong team communication with individual autonomy is required. Dependable, strong critical thinking, and a self-starter are preferred qualities in candidates. Strong nursing comprehension of disease processes is essential. Previous Hospice experience is preferred, but not required.

 

BSN or active enrollment in a BSN program is required. St. Luke's Tuition Reimbursement Program is designed to provide provide upfront financial assistance for qualified ADN new hires to obtain their BSN.

*program policy and rules apply.

 

*Sign On Bonus and Relocation Incentive Available*

 

Guaranteed weekly hours, manageable caseload, pay for drive time, mileage reimbursement, work/life balance, plus many more BENEFITS!

 

Required Criteria 

  • Nursing Degree Required, BSN or active enrollment in a BSN program required.
  • Current RN licensure from Idaho
  • Minimum 2 years RN experience
  • Valid Driver's License and Auto Insurance

Preferred Criteria

  • Previous Home Care, Hospice, or Acute Care experience in highly preferred

If you’re looking for a place where you can grow in your personal life, in your career, and in your community, St. Luke’s may be just the place for you.

 

A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 13,500 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our employees are dedicated to impacting the lives of those in our community while pursuing a life- changing career at St. Luke’s. Our staff is the reason for our outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and superior healthcare organization. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue in the same tradition of excellence.

 

St. Luke’s nurses are among the very best in the United States. Our Boise and Meridian hospitals, St. Luke’s MSTI cancer centers, and Treasure Valley clinics are designated Magnet facilities — the gold standard for nursing excellence. At Magnet facilities, low nurse-to-patient ratios are the rule, which helps ensure that nurses have adequate time to give all patients the special care they deserve. This means our patients and their families receive award-winning care that is compassionate, patient-centered, and always reaching for a higher standard.

 

Our employees enjoy many benefits, some of the most popular are tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and hospital-supported on-going training and education.

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#One of American’s Top 15 Health Systems - U.S.News & World Report, "America's Best Hospitals 2015-2016" 

 

*St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity  employer without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Works as clinician, consultant, educator, and researcher to facilitate collaborative management of patient care.
  • Works closely with physicians, nurses, social workers and a wide range of medical and non-medical professionals.
  • Ensures patient is progressing towards desired outcomes by monitoring care through assessment and/or patient records.
  • Determines need for therapeutic medical, psycho-social, and psychiatric evaluations. Reviews therapist evaluations, treatment, objectives, and plans.
  • Develops patient care plans, evaluates and monitors progress, responds to patient and family needs. Serves as advocate when problems and issues arise.
  • Coordinates discharge and post-discharge requirements; orientates and trains family members; provides resources.
  • Performs therapeutic nursing interventions under the direction of a licensed physician.
  • Provides ongoing patient education on diagnosis, treatments, prognosis and medications.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor's of Nursing Degree
  • Experience: 2 years of RN experience
  • Licenses/Certifications: Current RN License in Idaho
  • Valid Driver's License and Auto Insurance if work related travel is required for position

Why St. Luke's

A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 15,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue this same tradition of excellence.

 

About Twin Falls

Located in Southern Idaho, just under two hours from Boise, Twin Falls offers four distinct seasons and is best known for Shoshone Falls - "Niagara of the West" - and bountiful outdoor adventures. Adventure seekers here can enjoy whitewater rafting, kayaking, rock-climbing and BASE jumping from Perrine Bridge. Twin Falls has a thriving agriculture-based economy, which powers its reputation as a preferred location for food science, production and processing companies. Local schools receive strong support from the community in both academics and sports, while also enriching the community's arts and culture scene. With a low crime rate, good schools and endless opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast, you’ll find Twin Falls is unhurried, unspoiled and unassuming.

 

Learn more about what the Magic Valley has to offer you:

City of Twin Falls | Perrine Bridge | Shoshone Falls | Snake River Canyon Rim Trails | Dierkes Lake | Idaho Heritage Museum | Herrett Center for Arts and Sciences | Orpheum Theatre | Faulkner Planetarium | Twin Falls Parks and Rec | Twin Falls Golf Club | Farmer's Market | Pomerelle Ski Resort | Balanced Rock | City of Rocks | Thousand Springs | Magic Valley Symphony | Sawtooth National Forest

 

 

 

*St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

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