As a Weekend On-Call Nurse, you will provide end-of-life patient care during non-office hours as prescribed by the physician in compliance with applicable nursing licensure and agency policies and procedures. Become part of a team that offers a great and compassionate service to patients and their families during a life transition phase.
2.Performs skilled evaluation of patients as needed following telephone triage.
3.Instructs patient’s family and caregivers as appropriate to overcome identified knowledge deficits, documents in notes and home charts.
4.Obtains physician orders and implements interventions and changes in treatment as appropriate.
5.Initiates prescribed treatment and evaluates medication effectiveness within 24 hours.
6.Makes visits at the time of death of patient to pronounce death.
7.Performs follow-up telephone call on next day SOC if requested by staff.
8.Provides appropriate documentation for emergency start of care visit within 24 hours of admission.
9.Provides appropriate documentation of skilled nursing visits, changes in patient condition, caregiver status, or family dynamics and all patient related telephone calls within 24 hours of contact.
10.Receives non-office hour phone calls from patients, families and physicians.
11.Provides leadership, supervision to personnel when assigned.
12.Weekend on-call staff provides accurate care status report every Monday at Team Meeting
13.Responds to calls in a timely manner.
1.Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas.
2.Two years clinical experience. Background in ICU, oncology, discharge planning, care of terminal patients or community nursing health preferred.
3.Personal vehicle available for transportation during work.
4.Valid driver’s license and insurance as required by the State of Texas.
5.Must be able to read, write, and speak English at a level which will permit the employee to accurately understand and communicate information as needed to safely and efficiently perform job duties.
6.Bilingual in the Spanish language preferred.
Excellent Benefits Package:
*Company paid life insurance with additional voluntary life insurance option
*Employer Match 403(b)Retirement Plan
*Generous Vacation and Sick Leave