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RN or LVN Weekends

at Hospice Austin

Posted: 10/2/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 12813100

Job Description

About Us: Service minded and mission driven, employees at Hospice Austin envision a community in which people with serious illness live their final months with comfort, dignity and peace. As one of Austin’s most beloved nonprofit organizations, employees have a reason to be proud of the work they do to serve the community.
Position: RN or LVN After-Hours (Weekends)
Location: Austin Area
Job Responsibilities/Duties:
• Triages patient care problems
• Develops and maintains patient’s individualized plan of care
• Performs specialized nursing skills related to palliative and end-of-life care related to managing discomfort and providing symptom relief
• Consults with and educates the patient and caregiver regarding disease process, self-care techniques, end of life care, comfort measures, medication use and side effects
• Provides psychosocial support to patients and families
• Provides preparation and support for patient’s death; pronounces deaths in accordance with state regulation, provides post mortem care
Preferred Experience:
• 1 year of Hospice experience or more
• Texas RN License
• Driver’s License
• CPR Certification

Position Requirements:
• Good Driving Record Required
• Reliable Vehicle
• Auto Insurance

Weekends: Every Other Saturday & Sunday 8:00am-8:00pm

*All staff must complete one week of orientation in our Spicewood Location. Orientation is Monday-Friday and will be paid.