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Hospice Facility RN - Registered Nurse, Full Time.

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Hospice Facility RN - Registered Nurse

  • 901 E 104 St, Saint Luke's Heath System - Headquarters, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64131
  • RN
  • Full Time

Job Description​

The Opportunity:

           

Saint Luke’s Home Care and Hospice is seeking a compassionate Registered Nurse Hospice Case Manager to serve the patients residing in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities.  You will have the opportunity to help patients control and direct their end-of-life care by providing peace of mind, dignity, and comfort on the patient’s terms wherever they call home.  

Established in 1975, Saint Luke’s Hospice is one of the region’s first hospice programs and has provided compassionate, comforting care to patients and their families in Missouri and Kansas.  Our goal is to help patients and their families manage their physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing so they can stay focused on spending quality time together.

Shift: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Work:

Your skills as a Registered Nurse will be challenged in a meaningful way as you will be responsible for:

  • This new RN position would be responsible for being the Primary Nurse/Hospice Case Manager for patients residing in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities. 
  • Historically, Saint Luke’s has not cared for patients in these settings.  
  • Responsible for development of strong working relationships with area ALFs and nursing homes across the Metro area.
  • Conducting a comprehensive initial and ongoing assessments of the patient’s physical, functional, social, and environmental needs.
  • Providing professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of the nursing process.
  • Educating patients and their families on disease process, self-care techniques, end-of-life care, and nutrition and dietary needs
  • Collaborating with the interdisciplinary team (physicians, social work, chaplain, other caregivers).
  • Providing care that prevents and alleviates suffering.
  • Maintaining complete and thorough electronic medical records meeting all system and regulatory requirements.

Missouri and Kansas RN License and valid driver’s license with good driving record required.

Why Saint Luke’s Home Care and Hospice?

  • Strong employee engagement and a diverse and equitable workplace.
  • Truly flexible scheduling and a dedication to work/life balance.
  • Ability to develop long-term patient relationships during episode of care.
  • Well defined geographic territories that minimize drive time so you can focus on patient care.
  • Excellent mileage reimbursement and minimal call responsibility.
  • Opportunities for career development and educational advancement, including a very generous tuition reimbursement program.
  • May also be cross-trained to support our 12-bed inpatient Hospice House.
  • A team environment with a focus on community service.
  • A part of Saint Luke’s Health System which is the area’s largest health care system.
  • Saint Luke’s offers competitive salaries and benefit packages to all their employees, click here to find out more.

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

Less than 1 year

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross, Driver's License - Various, Registered Nurse - Various

Associate Degree

Job Details

Full Time

Day (United States of America)

The best place to get care. The best place to give care. Saint Luke’s 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Our employees are proud to work for the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke’s means joining a team of exceptional professionals who strive for excellence in patient care. Do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive workspace where all voices matter.

Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Effective November 1st, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all Saint Luke’s Health System employees unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

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