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Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided
nearly 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a
commitment to quality care and service in a Christian
Facility: GSS IA Ottumwa Hospice
Location: Ottumwa, IA
Address: 1111 N Quincy Ave #127, Ottumwa, IA
Job Schedule: Part time
Weekly Hours: 20. 00
Starting Rate: $32.00
Pay Info: $1,000.00 Sign-on Available!
Looking for an on-call nurse to help with nights and weekends.
Open to hear about on-call availability. Potential schedule could
be 7 days on 7 days off or Friday, Saturday, and Sunday only.
Opportunity to pick up day shifts if desired.
If you are looking for a position with a flexible schedule, the
love of not feeling rushed through visits, and having the time to
connect with patients and families then apply now to join this
Provides care to assigned patients in a caring, safe, and
efficient manner and provides leadership to staff and is
responsible to perform the following according to location
standards, procedures, and individualized patient plans of care.
Seeks to evaluate outcomes based on an integration among
established clinical, financial and utilization data. Defines the
unit of care (family and patient). Demonstrates knowledge of
hospice palliative care, hospice philosophy, and scope of services.
Recognizes different cultural attitudes and values towards death
and dying. Identifies the five stages of grieving process. Explains
advanced directives, clinical requirements, and interdisciplinary
services available. Utilizes independent nursing judgment when
integrating health care.
Participates in creation of the plan of care and ensures the
plan of care is implemented by the interdisciplinary group. Has
knowledge of and utilizes appropriate age-specific structured care
methodologies, such as protocols/integrated clinical
pathways/guidelines/standards of care relating to the overall
health care needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or
geriatric patients/residents. Interviews potential residents and
assesses residents in compliance with regulations, policy and
procedure. Uses assessment information for admission and continued
stay in the hospice community. Establishes a service plan for each
resident and evaluates on an on-going basis. Ability to communicate
with patients/residents, family members and others on the health
Must demonstrate independence, assertiveness and critical
thinking when working with patients and co-workers. Ability to
document clearly. Ability to solve problems. Self-motivated. Works
with little direction. Ability to incorporate teaching/learning
principles and adapt teaching to age group. Ability to facilitate
groups and implement projects when necessary. Must be able to
establish priorities, have strong flexibility and organizational
skills. Must be knowledgeable about reimbursement for services
Will be required to work primarily day hours, scheduled
weekends, and occasional evenings. May be exposed to communicable
or infectious disease, hazardous materials and injury from
performance of assigned duties. Is subject to multiple sensory and
Bachelor s degree in nursing preferred.
Graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred,
including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing
Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
(ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing
Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA).
Minimum of one to two years of professional nursing experience
in a clinic care setting preferred. In-depth knowledge of specialty
Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board
of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or
possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC)
state. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department
specific competencies and certifications. Must possess a valid
driver s license.
The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package
for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on
eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental
insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement
plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To
review your benefit eligibility, visit
The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer
M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and
would like to request an accommodation for help with your online
application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to
The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An
accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment
background screening as a condition of employment.
Job Function: Care Coordination
Req Number: R-65524