Gunnison, COFull TimeWork Hours:
Mon-Fri, some call required12/21/2018
The person in this position is responsible for providing patient care and case management using the nursing process and the individualized Plan of Care to assigned home health/hospice and palliative care patients. Administers skilled nursing care to patients requiring intermittent professional nursing services in accordance with Department policies and procedures. The Registered Nurse makes the initial evaluation visit, regularly re-evaluates the patient’s nursing needs, initiates the plan of care and necessary revisions, furnishes services requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill, initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures, prepares clinical and progress notes, coordinates services, informs physician and other personnel of changes in the patients condition and needs, counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs, and participates in in-service programs and supervises and teaches other nursing personnel.
Education: Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing
Experience: At least one year experience as Registered Nurse. Previous experience with home health/hospice/palliative care preferred
Licenses/Certification: Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Colorado, valid drivers license, current automobile insurance, reliable transportation, and current CPR certification.