Registered Nurse (RN) – Home Health & Hospice | Casual/PRN

Rinard Media

Why Blue Mountain Hospital District & Grant County?

The Blue Mountain Hospital District (BMHD) is located in Grant County, Oregon, at the heart of the John Day River, in beautiful, rural, Eastern Oregon.  Our District is comprised of a Critical Access Hospital (CAH), Family & Rural Medicine Clinic, Home Health and Hospice, Emergency Medical Services, an Intermediate Care Center and all of the supporting ancillary departments necessary to care for the health and wellness of our community.

Our District spans from John Day to Prairie City, nestled in a valley surrounded by the Blue Mountains.  The Strawberry Mountain Range and John Day River Valley offers a variety of outdoor activities, from abundant hiking/mountain biking/horse riding trails, to high and low lakes and ponds.  Our area is known to be a “go to” place not just for recreation, but also for big game hunting and fishing!

Join our family-like team and settle into a lifestyle that is hard to beat!

For more information on our area, visit our Grant County Chamber of Commerce page at: https://www.gcoregonlive.com/

JOB SUMMARY:
Registered Nurse: The Registered Nurse (RN) will perform duties as assigned in each department:

HOME HEALTH RN –
Responsible for planning, coordinating and documenting care for an assigned caseload of patients. Utilizing physicians’ orders and professional skills the Home Health RN, in conjunction with the Home Health Team, develops and implements a home health plan that meets each patient’s specific needs and is in compliance with accrediting organization standards, federal and state regulations, reimbursement guidelines, as well as agency policies and procedures. Performs supervision of the Home Health Aide
Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities

HOSPICE RN –
Responsible for the planning, coordinating, providing and documenting care for terminally ill patients from day of admission through day of discharge. Utilizing physicians’ orders and professional skills, the Hospice RN develops and implements a hospice plan that meets each patient’s specific needs and is in compliance with accrediting organization standards, federal and state regulations, reimbursement guidelines as well as the organization’s policies and procedures. Performs supervision of the Home Health Aide. Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.

Establish & maintain solid working relationships with communication, cooperation, and positive interactive with all employees, staff, patients and physicians.

EOE/AA. We support a tobacco free and drug free workplace.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
Additional languages preferred.

SUPERVISED BY:
Reports to the Director of Home Health & Hospice

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
Required:
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

Preferred:
BSN
Working experience in home health/hospice/long term care, critical access hospital setting.
Working knowledge of electronic records and electronic healthcare systems

CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:
Required:
Basic Life Support (BLS) certified by American Heart Association (AHA).
MUST obtain prior to working on nursing units or within assigned department.
Must maintain current BLS certification and recertify prior to expiration date.
RN License, in good standing with State of Oregon
Valid Oregon Driver’s License

Preferred:
Knowledge of OASIS or care planning and comprehensive nursing assessments
Certified in Wound care
Certified in OASIS
Certified in Coding
Certified in Hospice and Palliative Care
Certified in Case Management

For more information, contact:

Holly Thompson, Human Resources Generalist
hthompson@bluemountainhospital.org  |  (541) 575-3820