Full-Time Contract, Hospice Home Health Registered Nurse (RN)-Augusta, ME

Augusta, ME
Sunbelt Nursing - RN - Home Health Contract 06/11 Apply

Sunbelt Staffing, a nationwide healthcare staffing agency, is seeking a compassionate and experienced Hospice Home Health Registered Nurse (RN) for a 13-week contract position in Augusta, ME. The successful candidate will join our client, a leading nationwide home health agency, and provide quality patient care in a home-based setting.

Contract Details:

  • Location: Augusta, ME
  • Company: Sunbelt Staffing
  • Contract Length: 13 Weeks (with possible extension upon successful start and completion)
  • Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, with occasional weekends and on-call duty (typically one weekend per month on-call)
  • Compensation: Negotiable, based on experience and territory budget
  • Mileage Reimbursement: from patient home to home
  • Blended Pay Packages: Available for travelers
  • Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401k match after 90 days

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of patients' physical, emotional, and spiritual needs.
  • Develop and implement individualized care plans in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team.
  • Monitor and manage symptoms, providing palliative care to ensure patient comfort.
  • Administer medications as prescribed, including pain management and symptom control.
  • Educate patients and families on medication usage, side effects, and potential interactions.
  • Coordinate patient care with other healthcare providers, including physicians, social workers, and chaplains.
  • Facilitate communication between the patient, family, and the healthcare team to ensure cohesive care delivery.
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of patient assessments, care plans, and interventions.
  • Ensure compliance with hospice policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements.

Requirements

  • Active Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state of Maine,
  • Minimum of 1 year of hospice experience, preferably in the home setting
  • Proficiency in Homecare Homebase (HCHB).
  • Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Reliable transportation with valid driver's license.
  • Ability to meet Joint Commission onboarding standards upon offer.

Augusta, Maine, is the state's capital, nestled along the Kennebec River. Known for its historic significance and governmental institutions, Augusta serves as a hub for both politics and history. Augusta's downtown area features a blend of historic buildings and modern businesses, with a variety of local shops and restaurants to explore. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the Trail and nearby parks, providing scenic views and recreational opportunities. With its mix of culture, history, and natural beauty, Augusta is a unique and charming city in the heart of Maine.

Important Note Due to this being a contract opportunity with limited training and orientation time, only candidates with prior hospice experience and proficiency in Homecare Homebase will be considered. We appreciate your understanding.

If you meet the requirements and are excited about this contract opportunity, we'd love to hear from you! Please submit your resume or reach out directly to [email protected]

Lindsay Schuman
Senior National Healthcare Consultant
[email protected]
813-343-2217

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