St. Luke's Health System

Hospice RN - Team Support: Sign On Bonus Eligible!

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Category
Nursing - RN and Leadership
Work Unit
Hospice HCH Mobile Units TV
Position Type
Full-Time
Work Schedule
DAY
Requisition ID
2021-49554
Default: Location : Location
US-ID-Boise
Work Location : Name
3330 E Louise Dr 6th Floor, Meridian, Portico North Building

Overview

The St. Luke’s Health System Hospice Team is seeking a full-time Team Support RN!

 

The Hospice Support RN performs PRN visits, admission/informational visits, imminent visits and some scheduled visits. 

 

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.

 

Dependable, strong critical thinking, self-starters dedicated to quality patient care will be successful in this role. 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 Programis designed to provide provide upfront financial assistance for qualified ADN new hires to obtain their BSN.

*program policy and rules apply.

 

Responsibilities

  • Identifies patient needs and determines priorities for care through assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation.
  • Develops, implements and coordinates individualized plan of care for patients assigned through initial and on-going assessments.
  • Initiates assessment based on the patient's problems or needs, the physician's medical diagnosis, and the functional health framework.
  • Performs therapeutic nursing interventions.
  • Manages care of patients.
  • Documents care based on standards of care and practice, patient acuity, and/or clinical priorities
  • Advocates for evidence-based practice care standards and supports adoption of evidence-based practices and innovations in care delivery.
  • Provides patient centric care in alignment with professional nursing practice model.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor's of Nursing Degree
  • RN's with less than 1 year of experience at time of hire, must have graduated from an accredited nursing program (ACEN - Accredited Commission of Education of Nursing or CCNE - Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education)
  • Licenses/Certifications:
    • Current Idaho RN licensure
    • Current CPR Certification
    • Valid driver's license/proof of auto insurance for home visits

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.

 

Known as the "City of Trees," Boise is Idaho's capital city—both a cultural center and a playground for those who love the outdoors. A vibrant downtown area affords fine dining, theatre, music, and college and semi-professional sports.  Downtown Boise's main attractions include the Idaho State Capitol, the classic Egyptian Theatre, the Boise Art MuseumJulia Davis Park and Zoo BoiseThe Greenbelt follows the beautiful Boise River corridor for more than 30 miles, and the Boise foothills are home to miles of hiking and biking trails. 

 

 

*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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