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Afterhours Registered Nurse

Anniston, 56669 / 07 Mar 2023 Alabama Hospice Care of East Alabama FULL_TIME
Company Overview:
We are hiring for a Afterhours Registered Nurse.

At LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we serve—it truly is all about helping people. You can find a home for your career here.

As a Hospice RN, you can expect:
  • the ability to develop trusting relationships as an end-of-life care expert
  • being valued and respected by patients and their families
  • employee-focused wellness and support programs
  • incredible team support and empathetic leadership
Take your nursing career to a new level of caring. Join us.
Essential Functions:
Primary focus is to conduct comprehensive and timely delivery of hospice care for patients and their families after regular business hours, including at night and on the weekends. This includes phone calls and in-person patient visits wherever the patient may be at the time of need. Responsible for communication and coordination of care with other healthcare providers such as hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, hospice inpatient units, and post-death providers such as the coroner’s office and funeral homes.

  • Able to triage patient needs over the phone until a nurse can provide an in-person visit.
  • Responds appropriately and with urgency to crisis calls from patients and families afterhours.
  • Makes the initial nursing evaluation in determining eligibility for hospice services, as part of a patient visit, within forty-eight (48) hours of referral if assigned.
  • Competent to perform afterhours visits including admission visits, death visits, recertification visits, and routine visits.
  • Identifies the patient/family's physical, psychosocial, emotional, and environmental needs and re-assesses as needed, no less than every fifteen (15) days.
Education & Experience:
Experience Requirements
  • One year of clinical experience.
  • License Requirements
  • Current RN licensure in the state of practice and one year of clinical experience.
  • Current CPR Certification.
  • Current driver's license, valid vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle, or public transportation.
LHC Group is committed to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally other protected characteristic.

Must be fully vaccinated or be willing to complete full vaccination by date of hire and proof of vaccination will be required. If permitted by state law, the company will consider requests for religious or medical exemptions.

Alabama Hospice Care of East Alabama
is part of the LHC Group family of providers – the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians, and families nationwide. We deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that supports our patients when and where they need it. From our home health, hospice, and community-based services to inpatient care at our clinics and hospitals, our mission is to reach more patients and families with effective and efficient healthcare. More hospitals, physicians, and families choose LHC Group because we are united by a single shared purpose: “It's all about helping people.”
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