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Hospice of the Valley RN Phones in Phoenix, Arizona

Hospice of the Valley is a national leader in hospice care and has been serving the Phoenix metropolitan area since 1977. A mission-driven, not-for-profit organization, Hospice of the Valley employs compassionate, skilled professionals who are committed to excellence, enjoy teamwork and contribute daily to our mission and culture of caring. Team members experience a friendly, supportive atmosphere, leadership support, autonomy, flexibility and the privilege of doing meaningful, rewarding work.

Position Profile

The Phone RN triages phone calls from patients, families and caregivers applying medical and emotional interventions for symptom management; informs team members of changes and coordinates the work of visit nurses on assigned shift. Serves as member of an interdisciplinary care team. Scope of practice in this role is provided solely via telephone consultation. This position is based out of our Central Clinical office located in Phoenix.

Responsibilities

§ Develops therapeutic relationships.

§ Manages phone calls effectively and efficiently.

§ Processes timely and accurate patient status reports.

§ Collaborates in providing patient care.

§ Creates timely and accurate documentation.

§ Utilizes resources effectively and efficiently.

§ Adheres to scope of practice/HOV standards and facilitates continuously improved processes/services.

§ Maintains and enhances professional skills.

§ Adheres to high standards of personal and professional conduct.

Minimum Qualifications

§ Graduate of accredited school of nursing.

§ Current Arizona RN licensure in good standing.

§ Minimum one year of recent experience in medical, surgical or critical care as a professional nurse.

§ Strong clinical assessment skills.

§ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

§ Solution driven, creative and resourceful problem solving skills.

§ Ability to manage time well and perform assigned duties with attention detail, accuracy and follow-through.

§ Proficient computer skills.

§ Minimum two years of recent experience in medical, surgical or critical care nursing.

Preferred Qualifications

§ Previous hospice or oncology experience.

§ Knowledge of the death/dying and bereavement process.

§ CHPN certification.

Hospice of the Valley offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits that include medical, dental and vision plans, generous paid time off, a matching 401k, tuition assistance, an award winning wellness program and a host of employee recognition and rewards. Employees also receive comprehensive orientation, training and resources.

Hospice of the Valley is an equal employment opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/V

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