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Registered Nurse, Hospice 9/17/2016

Christus Health Shreveport, LA

Company
Christus Health
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5000141725306
Location
Shreveport, LA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
AJE Ref #
576204906

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Description

The Hospice RN provides skilled nursing assignments, planning, and interventions for terminally ill adults. They participate in the on-call rotation as scheduled. They ensure nursing care is provided based on the initial and ongoing assessment of the patient's needs and are provided in accordance with the Hospice IDG Plan of Care. They assume primary responsibility for a patient/family caseload. The Hospice RN supports the patient's unique spiritual and cultural beliefs in an effort to maintain the patient's dignity. They are a participating active member of the Hospice IDG.

CHRISTUS HomeCare offers the finest in home health and hospice services from an interdisciplinary team of health care professionals. CHRISTUS HomeCare is a faith-based, not-for-profit home care system comprised of multiple agencies and Visiting Nurse Associations throughout Texas and Louisiana. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS Health where we put faith in patient care, to extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ.

Requirements

Education/Training/Experience/Other

Must have a current license to practice as an RN in the State of Louisiana, Degree in nursing required from an accredited school of nursing, Requires at least two (2) years experience as a registered nurse. Prefer that one of these years shall consist of full-time experience in providing direct patient care in a hospice, home health, or oncology setting.

CPR Certification is required, Must have a current Louisiana Driver's License, Automobile Liability Insurance and dependable transportation,.

If you are looking to join a faith-based organization that encourages professional development, we want you to become a part of the CHRISTUS HomeCare family!