MaineGeneral Health RN Triage/ RN Hospice, 40 hrs 8am-430pm *INTERNAL MaineGeneral posting* in WATERVILLE, Maine

RN Triage/ RN Hospice, 40 hrs 8am-430pm INTERNAL MaineGeneral posting

40 hrs/week

MaineGeneral HomeCare

10 Water St

Waterville, Maine, 04901

United States

MaineGeneral HomeCare and Hospice delivers compassionate, high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places of residence, including skilled nursing, rehabilitation, hospice and palliative care. Our caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients and their families.

 

Position Highlights:

  • Loan forgiveness for a Bachelors prepared Nurse

  • Competitive Benefit package including Health, Dental, and Disability options

  • Generous earned time program

  • Retirement plans with employer match

  • Robust employee wellness program

Responsibilities:

  • Elicits questions, concerns, and information from caller to assess symptoms, determine acuity, identify appropriate algorithm/protocol, and develop treatment plan, adjusts provider and patients schedules as needed.

  • Provides professional advice, education, and options based on assessment, established algorithm/protocol, and clinical judgment. When appropriate, dispatches appropriate discipline personnel or emergency response units.

  • Provides referrals to healthcare providers and community resources when appropriate, including locations, hours, and contact information. Assists caller with scheduling appointments at referral sources when appropriate.

  • Assists intake team with referral process.

  • Documents calls, responses, and referrals. Performs follow-up calls to evaluate effectiveness of care and need for additional care.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A current license as a Registered Nurse in Maine or licensed from a compact state

  • Prior Hospice experience required.

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.