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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Lead Hospice Care Mgr RN - Part-Time in Lubbock, Texas

Covenant Health is seeking a part time, day shift Lead Hospice Care Mgr RN with the Hospice - Lubbock Department at Hospice of Lubbock Inc.

Job Summary:

Provides prescribed nursing care services to terminally ill, injured, convalescent and disabled persons patients in a home setting, nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and/or hospitals. Functioning independently without on-site supervision. Provides education and support for family members and caregivers. Oversee the clinical and social work activity surrounding the care of the patient and family. Ensures continuity of quality care on nights and weekends. Functions independently without on-site supervision.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates knowledge and competency in performing baseline nursing skills. Maintains clinical competencies according to agency standards.

  • Performs accurate assessments, develops and implements a written Plan of Care with the patient, following physician’s orders and according to Agency guidelines. Performs and documents nursing interventions including patient education according to the Plan of Care and adapts these actions as patient needs change.

  • Addresses patient needs and problems, nursing intervention and patient response, safety interventions and education and teaching.

  • Administers all medications and treatments according to agency policy and procedure, accepted standards of care and agency guidelines.

  • Communicates effectively with patients, families, caregivers, and physicians.

  • Documents patient status in an accurate, timely and concise manner in electronic medical record, as required by Agency policy.

  • Demonstrates organization and leadership abilities by effective use of time and personnel through supervision and teaching. Effectively establishes priorities and delegates responsibilities appropriately when supervising the LVN and the CNA.

  • Makes visits as scheduled and participates in on-call rotation as required.

  • Maintains a committed and cooperative attitude with staffing, promoting teamwork, effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Work the defined evening and weekend shifts, providing continuity in the plan of care. Makes visits as required to ensure quality care.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education :

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing program.

Experience :

  • 1 year Nursing related experience.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • No listing on OIG Excluded Providers List.

  • Current State Nurses License.

  • BLS (AHA) certification within 30 days of employment.

  • Current driver’s license.

  • Proof of current auto liability insurance.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Education :

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

Experience :

  • 1 year Experience in hospice

License & Certification:

  • Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN)

Covenant Health is celebrating over 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.For over 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds: Covenant Medical Center - CMC Covenant Children’s Covenant Specialty Covenant Plainview - PLV Covenant Levelland - LVL Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock) Covenant Medical Group (CMG) Covenant Health Partners Hospice of LubbockCovenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.Covenant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Covenant Health

Category: Hospice Nursing

Req ID: R328071