Hospice Visit Nurse (RN)

  • MaineGeneral Health
  • Waterville, ME, USA
  • May 24, 2021
Home Health Nursing

Job Description

Hospice Visit Nurse (RN) Waterville, ME Apply Job Summary: Do you want to work for an organization awarded 1st place for Best of the Best in Kennebec County? Are you adventurous and looking for a new challenge in your nursing career that will foster your clinical independence and decision-making? Are you looking for an organization that is committed to creating “joy” in the workplace and understands that nurses need some TLC too? If so, MaineGeneral Homecare and Hospice is the organization for you! We are looking for the Best of the Best nurses to join our team so that we can become the #1 Homecare and Hospice Agency in the state of Maine! We invest in our nurses as soon as they come on board by providing a lap top, an iPhone with several state-of-the-art apps, along with an extensive orientation program in partnership with a specially trained preceptor. We value our nurses’ opinions and encourage the sharing of ideas through many shared-governance committees. We are deeply committed to providing ongoing education and support clinical certification and professional growth. We’re currently seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) to join our Hospice North Team based out of Waterville. This position is available for 32-40 per week. The schedule is day shift. Position requires a call rotation for nights, weekends, and holidays. Position Highlights: • $6,000 Sign-On Bonus potential for nurses with at least 1 year of RN experience (New MGH hires only. Rehires within 1 year are not eligible. Bonus is paid out in 4 increments.) The ideal candidate will have: • A current license as a Registered Nurse in Maine or licensed from a compact state, required • 1-2 years of acute or med/surg nursing experience, preferred • Previous homecare, hospice, CCU, or ED experience, helpful • Valid state driver's license with acceptable driving record, required • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision • Strong technology/computer skills and previous experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred. Job Description: Develops a plan of care based on the priorities of balancing quality of life, relieving suffering, controlling symptoms, and optimizing functional capacity. Implements and evaluates patient care plans based on patient assessment to optimize outcomes and maximize available resources. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate. Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral, and spiritual/psychosocial support needs. Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances. Effectively delegates patient care to ancillary personnel. May precept student nurses and new hires. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Scheduled Work Shift: Day (United States of America) Job Exempt: No Benefits Supporting all aspects of our employees’ wellness – physical, emotional and financial – is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future. Physical Wellness: We offer quality health, dental, and vision benefits and wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle and help manage health care costs. Employees have access to industry-leading leave for new parents. A generous earned time plan is offered to all employees - We believe employees need and deserve time away from work to observe holiday, be with family, go on vacation, or simply take care of themselves. Emotional Wellness: When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household. Financial Wellness: An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center. Loan Reimbursement is available for this position dependent upon current degree level.  Please discuss benefit with the recruiter. Tuition Reimbursement is available to all employees to further develop skills and career. We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan. Three insurance plans are available to protect your family from the sudden loss of income in the event of your death, terminal illness or serious injury from accident. We offer both short-term and long-term disability insurance to replace a portion of your income if you become disabled and cannot work for a period of time. Career Mobility: Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource they are how we grow our business and care for our community. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability  Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 . Apply Posted 30+ Days Ago Full time req7467 About Us Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability: In furtherance of MaineGeneral's policy regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, MaineGeneral has developed a written Affirmative Action Program which sets forth the policies, practices and procedures that MaineGeneral is committed to in order to ensure that its policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action is accomplished. The Affirmative Action Plan for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities is available for inspection by any employee or candidate for employment upon request, during normal business hours, in the Human Resources Department. Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 . EEO is Law Follow Us