Hospice of the Valley’s clinical department has a career opportunity for a full-time Weekend On-Call Registered Nurse position. This is an exempt position that works an on-call schedule on weekends. This position assumes responsibility for triage of after-hour patient and family phone calls, determines the need for services including assessments, symptom management and care plan updates, and delegates nursing visits to appropriate staff members. This position initiates communication with the attending physician, other interdisciplinary staff members, and other agencies for the purpose of coordinating optimal care. Obtains data on physical, psychological, social and spiritual factors that may impact patient and family’s needs and initiates intervention by other members of the interdisciplinary team as appropriate. Develops and maintains familiarity with federal, state, and Hospice of the Valley policies and procedures regarding patients’ hospice benefits.
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities associated with the job. Other job-related duties may be assigned.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Hospice of the Valley maintains a policy of nondiscrimination with employees and applicants. No aspect of employment will be influenced by race, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information or any other protected characteristic as established by law.
240 Johnston Street, SE
PO Box 2745
Decatur, AL 35602