Job Title: RN On Call –Weekends – GBV
Status: Full Time
Supervisor: Tanyia Montie
Triages incoming patient-related calls, providing feedback and follow-through in a timely, professional manner. Calls should be returned within fifteen (15) minutes of notification from the answering service. Home visits are made when required or requested by patient/family. Performs other related duties as required.
Graduate from an approved school of professional nursing. Current unrestricted WV license to practice as a registered nurse. Two years of professional nursing experience, preferably hospice/home health.
Physical Demands / Work Environment:
Must be able to travel to and access patient homes where conditions may be adverse due to weather, environment or patients’ lifestyles. Must be able to continuously stand and walk, frequently squat, climb stairs, bend to the floor, reach over the shoulder, kneel, twist, sit, lift/transfer patients*, and remain in uncomfortable positions for prolonged periods of time. (*A patient lift is generally supportive in nature. A total patient lift function is outside of the normal work requirement) Must have visual acuity sufficient to continuously note changes in patient condition (breathing, color, skin integrity) and to read a thermometer, sphygmomanometer dial, and other instruments. Must have hearing acuity sufficient to auscultate BP, hear verbal instructions and communication from clients, respond to emergency alarms, and answer the telephone. Must be able to concentrate on moderate details with frequent interruptions, attend to specific functions for 10-25 minutes, remember multiple tasks and assignments over an 8-12 hour period, and understand and relate specific ideas and concepts. Must be able to deal effectively with stress, patients and their families, multiple tasks, noise, interruptions, and emotional loss, and to work cooperatively with other members of the interdisciplinary team while maintaining a pleasant and professional demeanor.
If you are interested in applying for this opening, either:
1 – Fill out the online application below with resume and/or cover letter and submit OR
2 – You can print out our application by clicking here, fill it out, and mail to: HospiceCare, 1606 Kanawha Blvd W., Charleston, WV 25387