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Hospice Registered Nurse, PRN – Biloxi, MS

Job Description

Palladium Hospice & Palliative Care is seeking a PRN nurse to assist in our Biloxi, MS and surrounding regions. Palladium is a multi-state fast growing Hospice provider. We offer flexible schedules & supportive environment. Come see what we have to offer.

Job Summary:

The registered nurse – plans, organizes and directs hospice care and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience. The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individual and families within their homes and communities. The Hospice RN utilizes the nursing process (assess, plan, implement, evaluate) to assume primary responsibility for the care of terminally ill patients and their caregivers in consultation with the primary physician, Hospice Medical Director and the Hospice interdisciplinary team.

Purpose of Role:

The RN evaluates need and coordinates care from other disciplines including Clinical Care Partners, Social Workers, Chaplains, Bereavement Coordinators and Volunteers. The hospice nurse provides physical and psycho-social support to the patient and supportive care to the caregiver and family that will assist them in accepting and preparing for the death of the patient. RN Case Manager reports to the Hospice Nurse Manager. Use of personal vehicle required.

PRN TIER FOR REGISTERED NURSES:

For Palladium Hospice and Palliative Care, LLC to recruit and retain registered nurses to support the staffing needs, maintain employee satisfaction and meet the needs of patients, families and the organization.

This policy applies to all Registered Nurses employed with the status of PRN.

A. Supervisors are responsible for planning for staffing needs based on organization standards and patient care needs.

B. A commitment is required to be available to work a minimum of the following:

Two weekdays/month; or
Two weeknights/month on call: or
One weekend on call a month
C. As needed (PRN) status does not guarantee work hours, but the employee will be committed to be available on the schedule and acknowledges it will be based on the need.

D. Schedules must be provided to the immediate supervisor on a consistent basis,

E. PRN registered nurses are eligible for on-call incentives if scheduled to be on call, regardless if productive hours are documented.

F. At any time the PRN registered nurse desires to select a different tier, the supervisor must approve and it will be based on need. A new acknowledgement form must be submitted to HR.

G. PRN employees must meet all the mandatory and ongoing requirements for compliance with the organizational policies.

Job Type: Part-time