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Posted: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 10:00 PM

Position Summary: Registered Nurses deliver care to patients utilizing the nursing process. Nurses collaborate with other professional disciplines to ensure effective patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes. Nurses effectively interact with patients and significant others, while maintaining the standard of professional nursing. Registered Nurses provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. Due to the broad range of medical conditions they encounter, they must be well-versed in a large variety of health conditions. Registered Nurses have a professional obligation to participate in committee activities, surveys, and improvement initiatives. In addition, Registered Nurses must uphold the standards of the Texas Nurse Practice Act. Hospice Registered Nurses provide professional nursing care for terminally ill patients to maintain their comfort and quality of life. A hospice nurse serves as a case manager and advocate for their patients and primary caregivers. This includes: keen observation skills, high ethical standards, critical thinking skills, compassion, attention to detail, organizational skills, calm under pressure, patience, and compassionate communication skills. Minimum Education: Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing (Diploma, AD, BSN, MSN) Minimum Work Experience: 1 year previous experience Required Licenses/Certifications: Registered Nurse, Current CPR, Current Driver's License Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Ability to carry out obligations and duties of position Accountable for the regulatory requirements, function and duties of the Hospice Registered Nurse Deals effectively with community/consumers Demonstrated advocate of quality and cost effective care Understand the physical, psychosocial and spiritual concerns/problems of terminally ill patients and families Must be knowledgeable of quality assessment and performance improvement activities Compose applicable policies and procedures Audit, monitor, and retrieve data Coordinate meetings Proven written and editing skills Strong computer skills Requires ability to handle confidential information Excellent human relations and oral/written communication skills Demonstrates interpersonal skills Designated Driver Yes

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• Location: Lubbock

• Post ID: 12997978 lubbock
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