Hospice Nurse, Part-time- BJC Healthcare
Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 15, 2021
Employment Status: Part-Time
BJC Home Care Services offers patients and their families a
complete range of home care services, including skilled nursing
services, adult and pediatric hospice and supportive care,
rehabilitation therapy, home infusion therapy, infusion treatment
rooms, home medical equipment and high-tech respiratory care.
Specialty home care programs also are available, including adult
and pediatric asthma, cardiac, diabetes, orthopedic and wound care
programs as well as the Lifeline emergency response system. BJC
Home Care Services provides care to thousands of patients in both
Missouri and Illinois. Serving more than 25 counties, it has become
the largest home care network in the region and one of the largest
in the country.Hospice, the final stage of BJC's continuum of care,
is a special kind of caring for patients with a life-limiting
illness. Services are provided in the comfort of the patient's home
or skilled nursing facility. The Hospice staff are sensitive to the
physical, psychosocial, emotional and spiritual needs of terminally
ill adult and pediatric patients and their families. We provide a
multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals and volunteers,
specially trained in symptom management, pain control, counseling
and bereavement services for the dying. Our Hospice services
include alternative therapies such as music, art and massage
therapy. Our Hospice programs provide palliative care by helping
patients manage their pain and symptoms while living their lives
with daily peace and dignity.
Role PurposeRegistered Nurse evaluates the client and furnishes
services requiring substantial and specialized skill, appropriate
preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures, and instructions
to assist the client in learning appropriate self-care techniques.
When assigned as case manager, the staff nurse is responsible for
coordinating all aspects of care related to that patient.
- Monitors patients response and modifies plan of care
- Provides accurate documentation as required.
- Delivers direct patient care by assessing and evaluating
patient's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs.
- Develops and implements individual plans of care in accordance
with the established guidelines and standards of nursing care.
- Educates patients and their families on how to manage their
illness or injury, including post treatment home care needs and
- BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The
ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe
manner is an essential function of this job. Minimum Requirements
- Nursing Diploma/Associate's - Nursing Experience
- No Experience Supervisor Experience
- No Experience Licenses & Certifications
- Valid Driver's License
- RN Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information
- Bachelor's Degree - Nursing/Home Health Experience
- Benefits Statement
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings- Comprehensive
medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options-
Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan- Tuition Assistance- Health
Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts- On-Site Fitness
Center (depending on location)- Paid Time Off Program for vacation,
holiday and sick time *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital,
Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center
The above information on this description has been designed to
indicate the general nature and level of work performed by
employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be
interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties
and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Equal Opportunity Employer Associated topics: bsn, care unit,
coronary, domiciliary, nurse clinical, psychatric, psychiatric,
registed, registered nurse, staff nurse
Keywords: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis , Hospice Nurse, Part-time- BJC Healthcare, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri
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