RN (Hospice)

Job ID
2020-102883
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Hospice Nursing
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Marian Regional Medical Center
Shift
Evening
Standard Hours
11 AM to 8 PM
Location
CA-SANTA MARIA

Overview

Marian Regional Medical Center, located in Santa Maria, California, is rated among the top 10% in the nation for cardiac care, and is a designated STEMI Receiving Center (ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction) in Santa Barbara County. Santa Barbara County STEMI receiving programs earned the Silver Award from the American Heart Association for excellence in patient care. Marian has achieved prestigious designation as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. In addition, Marian has received the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Clinical Excellence Award. The medical center’s cancer program is distinguished as the only comprehensive Community Cancer Center on the Central Coast. The need to meet the demand for quality, technologically-advanced care for a growing community led Marian to open its doors to a new state-of-the-art, 191-bed facility in the spring of 2012. The new facility houses the largest and most comprehensive perinatology/neonatology program on the Central Coast providing the most compassionate, quality care to the littlest of patients. Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA, St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, CA and St. John’s Pleasant Valley in Camarillo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is an integrated network of top quality hospitals, physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services including primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories and imaging centers and a full service home health agency; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities.

 

Dignity Health Central Coast is comprised of five hospitals, all recognized for their quality of care, safety and service, primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and comprehensive home health services. Hospitals in the Dignity Health Central Coast region include Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital in Camarillo and St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community’s access to health care

 

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Responsibilities

Position Summary:
In keeping with the Marian Medical Center health care philosophy, the Registered Nurse manages quality patient care through the nursing process. Coordinates plan of care with the health care team. Assumes leadership role for unit personnel to prepare and assist them with their responsibilities. Understands philosophy of hospice and needs of the terminally ill. Demonstrates ability to work with patients who are in the last stages of a terminal illness and their families. Employees are responsible for completion of unit competency assessments, annual safety review, CPR, and renewal of license by maintaining continuing education units as required by hospital policy. 
 

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Qualifications

Minimum:

  • At least one year of acute hospital experience Home health experience preferred Completion of Hospice Orientation Program.
  • Demonstrates ability to work within a case-managed model of patient-care delivery.
  • Demonstrates proficient intermediate nursing skills and specialty skills.
  • Demonstrates a caring, compassionate attitude toward others.
  • Ability and willingness to actively participate in agency task forces and committees.
  • Demonstrates ability to organize and prioritize work efficiently.
  • Demonstrates clear, effective written and oral English skills, and objective, active listening skills.
  • Reacts calmly and efficiently in emergencies.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with others across all agency departments.
  • Ability to achieve results for the organization with and through people, utilizing creative and innovative solutions and conflict management problem-solving skills.
  • Understands philosophy of hospice and needs of the terminally ill.
  • Demonstrates ability to work with patients who are in the last stages of a terminal illness and their families.
  • Current CPR certification; current California drivers license with proof of liability insurance for automobile.
  • Current California Registered Nurse license.

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