Crisis Care Registered Nurse (RN)
Company: Transitions LifeCare
Posted on: September 16, 2021
Crisis Care RN,
Full-time Sign on bonus!
This is a
full-time professional position. This position provides continuous
nursing care for patients assigned during a short term period of
crisis. Care may be provided in a long term care facility or in the
patient’s home. The primary focus will be to achieve palliation or
management of acute medical symptoms, including temporary
replacement of the provision of skilled care by family members that
become unwilling or unable to provide care. This position will
perform routine and /or prn visits in the patients’ homes and in
facilities when not at a continuous care patient’s
Schedule 7am-4pm, Monday –
what you do
- Evaluate / Assess for
the need for Crisis Care implementation in the community based
hospice setting, and implement crisis care according to established
policies and procedures, and regulatory standards.
- Continuous assessment of
patient’s comfort during periods of crisis; working with the
interdisciplinary team, including the attending physician, to
implement palliative treatments and medications during periods of
Plan, provide, supervise and document safe, competent, and
compassionate hospice nursing care for patients in accordance with
physician orders and established policies and
Use professional nursing judgment to individualize the plan of care
based on assessment of the patient's unique needs and response to
- Responsible for providing, and
documenting, appropriate and relevant end of life information and
education to patients and their families in compliance with current
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services CMS Conditions of
- Works collaboratively with IDG
and other Transitions LifeCare (TL) departments in achieving
patient care goals.
- Participate in own
professional development by maintaining required competencies,
identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate assistance or
- Responsible for professionally
managing time, people and technology.
- Monitors and manages the
appropriate use of patients’ medical equipment, supplies and
- Collaborates with other
Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) members to determine the patient’s
level of care and coordinate the appropriate utilization of
continuous care services
- Actively participates in the
orientation and training of new employees of all
- Performs other duties as
assigned by supervisor, including assistance in scheduling
continuous care staff.
Expectations how you do it
- TL Core Values are exemplified
in all interactions with internal and external
- Adheres to TL policies,
procedures and guidelines.
- Adheres to CMS and state
guidelines and nursing standards of practice.
- Adheres to NHPCO Ethical
Practices and the American Nurses Association’s Code of
Requirements what you need
- Registered Nurse with current
NC license; BSN preferred.
- Minimum 3 years recent
clinical experience. Hospice and/or home health or nursing
home experience or equivalent preferred.
- CHPN certification
- Knowledgeable about
reimbursement sources, Medicare regulations, licensing laws, and
accreditation standards, with a strong focus on the regulatory
requirements associated with hospice higher levels of
- Competent computer
- Must have reliable
- Current CPR
- Must be able to tel to, enter and function in
the homes/facility of any patient/family in the service area to
assess and provide care to all patients.
be required to lift and/or carry items up to 50 pounds.
- Must have sensory abilities to complete
physical assessment, communicate with patient/family care providers
and physician and to complete the reporting and follow-up
documentation responsibilities of the job.
- Workdays and scheduled hours with weekend and
holiday commitments as outlined in Employee Information
- Tasks with potential for
exposure to blood borne pathogens.
- May be potentially exposed to
communicable diseases or bodily fluids.
Keywords: Transitions LifeCare, Raleigh , Crisis Care Registered Nurse (RN), Other , Raleigh, North Carolina
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