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Hospice RN

Company: Seaport Scripps Home Health
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Who is Seaport Hospice and what do we offer you?
At Seaport, we believe that Nursing is the noblest of professions. Our team is trained and motivated to deliver superior clinical outcomes and high patient and family satisfaction. It is through our team's dedication to deliver life changing service that we be become the "provider of choice" in the community that we serve.
A career with Seaport requires a commitment to making work fun and CELEBRATING successes; delivering and holding each other to the HIGHEST STANDARDS of care and professionalism; continual LEARNING; treating others as PEOPLE whose interest matter as much as our own; being innovative while using GOOD JUDGEMENT. One other thing about our work culture; we know that in order for our patients to receive the care they deserve, we need to put our EMPLOYEE'S FIRST.
Pay Range: $50.00-$60.00/hourly
Benefits Include:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • 401(k) plan with generous company match
  • Critical illness benefit
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Employee assistance program What's the job description?
    There are a lot of skilled RN's out there, but only a few like you! So we look for a culture-fit first, skill second. The ideal candidate is detail oriented, self-driven, friendly, and most importantly a desire to help create a culture of the best Hospice Services in the San Diego County!
    Patient Care
    • Completes an initial assessment of patient and family to determine home care needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).
    • Regularly re-evaluates patient nursing needs.
    • Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change.
    • Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.
    • Develops a care plan, which establishes goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates therapeutic, and preventive nursing actions. Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.
    • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician.
    • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs
    • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan of care.
    • Identifies discharge planning needs as part of the care plan development and implements prior to discharge of the patient.
    • Acts as Case Manager when assigned by Clinical Supervisor or designee and assumes responsibility to coordinate patient care for assigned caseload. Communication
      • Prepares clinical notes and updates the primary physician when necessary and at least every sixty days.
      • Communicates with the physician regarding the patient's needs and reports any changes in the patient's condition; obtains/receives physician's orders as required. This is a non-exempt, position which provides nursing care within the scope of practice of a registered nurse including administering prescribed medications, documenting the condition, care and treatment of patients, observing and assessing patients and notifying physicians of significant changes. A registered nursing license is required. Seaport Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
        Additional Duties
        • Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are available.
        • Instructs, supervises and evaluates hospice aide care provided every two (2) weeks. The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by the employee of this job. The employee may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description. Qualifications
          • Active CA RN license
          • Patient care experience; preferable in the hospice setting. Seaport Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
            Seaport Hospice is a subsidiary of the Pennant Group,
            * We offer the best of both worlds - The backing and stability of a proven healthcare "giant", with the permission to operate as locally as if it were our own San Diego based business.*
            What makes us unique besides our culture of high performers and exceptional care. At Seaport Hospice, we foster an environment where clinicians and staff members have an unprecedented level of freedom to create and implement the programs that will best serve their patients and communities. We offer the only all-in-one approach to post-hospital healthcare services in San Diego.
            We operate with the Core Values as our guide:
            • Celebration
            • Accountability
            • Passion for Learning
            • Love One Another
            • Intelligent Risk Taking
            • Customer Second
            • Ownership
              The employer for this position is stated in the job posting. The Pennant Group, Inc. is a holding company of independent operating subsidiaries that provide healthcare services through home health and hospice agencies and senior living communities located throughout the US. Each of these businesses is operated by a separate, independent operating subsidiary that has its own management, employees and assets. More information about The Pennant Group, Inc. is available at

Keywords: Seaport Scripps Home Health, San Diego , Hospice RN, Healthcare , San Diego, California

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