Job Summary

Inspire Hospice and Palliative Care continues to grow in the metro Atlanta area and is looking for a Hospice On Call RN for the Cobb and surrounding counties area. The Hospice On Call RN provide reliable on call support to terminally ill patients and families during after hours and weekends with consistently excellent customer service, bringing calm, comfort and positivity to patients and families. Hospice On Call RNs work in private homes, assisted living facilities, and skilled nursing facilities. They provide education to patients and families and work to ensure patients are comfortable in their home environment.

This position is currently structured to be Monday through Thursday from 4pm to 8am. Hours and days can be flexed for the ideal candidate. Our primary service area for this position is West of 400 and north of 285. Candidate is required to live within a 15 mile radius of Kennesaw, GA.

Why You'll Love Working With Inspire

Inspire Hospice and Palliative Care is a team of passionate hospice professionals committed to providing high-quality, compassionate hospice and palliative care. Inspire Hospice was founded in Atlanta, GA by a seasoned team of hospice leaders who are dedicated to patients and above-and-beyond care.

Take the next step in your career and join our award-winning team of experienced nurses, social workers, CNA's, chaplains and hospice professionals! We have a culture where everyone is motivated and incentivized to do their best. We're exceeding expectations of our patients, families, and community healthcare partners, and we have fun doing it!

At Inspire, we only hire top talent that is passionate, knowledgeable and committed to their patients, coworkers and team.

Qualifications

    • Current GA Registered Nurse (RN) licensure required.
    • Live within a 15 mile radius of Kennesaw, GA.
    • Must possess a valid state driver’s license, automobile liability insurance, and have dependable transportation
    • Minimum of two years of clinical experience is strongly preferred
    • Previous home health or hospice experience is preferred, but not required.
    • Must be capable of compassionate communication with patients and families, have keen observation skills and knowledge of when to alert doctors and others about changes in patients' conditions
    • Understanding and acceptance of hospice principles and philosophy of care.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide reliable on call support to Inspire Hospice patients and families during after hours and weekends with consistently excellent customer service bringing calm, comfort and positivity to patients and families.
    • Consult with and educate patients/families regarding disease process, self-care techniques, end-of-life care, nutrition and dietary needs. Initiating appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.
    • Coordinate care with all hospice team members.
    • Provide nursing services to the patient, family, and significant others in accordance with physicians orders.
    • Provide reliable, comforting and knowledgeable on call support to patients, families and facilities.
    • Perform admissions, attend patient deaths and address symptom management needs.
    • Write timely clinical records on all patients including initial assessments, physician orders, progress notes, and care plans.
    • Adheres to policies and procedures.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Clinical Services or designated supervisor.