Registered Nurse - Night Shift/Weekend
1909 Galileo Court
Davis, CA 95618
Healthcare / Health Services
If you are an RN who is searching for an experience of a lifetime, then read on.
Yolo Hospice, a community-founded and community-grounded nonprofit with a nearly 40-year track record as experts in caring for people with a life-limiting illness is recruiting RNs who are passionate about, and seasoned in end-of-life care.
Our team of professionals see their work not as work, but as a human response to an inner voice. For them, it is a calling—a vocation. The quality of their work, and commitment to our mission, is evidenced in the reality of Yolo Hospice’s record. Visit us at www.yolohospice.org to learn more about our services, program, and team!
SUMMARY OF CAREER OPPORTUNITY
This position offers an excellent and flexible work schedule for an experienced RN working the night shift. The night shift team works together to coordinate their shifts and offers a competitive salary for our industry. This is a full-time benefited position.
RELOCATION COSTS AND SIGN UP BONUS ARE AVAILABLE TO QUALIFIED CANDIDATES.
Must have current California licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in good standing with the State Board, and be CPR certified.
A graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BS in Nursing preferred.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing in English is required. Spanish language skills are also encouraged.
Three (3) years of recent clinical nursing experience is required. One year of acute care experience is require; experience in home care or hospice care is preferred.
Proven demonstrated experience and ability to triage telephone requests for assistance; determines if patient/family needs requires one on one assessment and interventions vs. ability to provide direction via the phone.
Must demonstrate strong clinical nursing skills as well as an understanding of, and commitment to, the general philosophy and goals of hospice care.
Must be a self-motivating individual who can work both autonomously and collaboratively, take initiative, set priorities, and organize work effectively.
Must demonstrate ability to make independent clinical and other work-related decisions appropriately and to work effectively with community physicians and other health care disciplines toward specified goals.
Ability to handle frequent interruptions and to be able to multi-task different duties in a tight time frame.
Management experience is not required but must be able to supervise Hospice Aides.
Candidate must have weekend availability and/or be flexible to meet various shifts as needed.
Ability to successfully meet agency background screening requirements.
Physical & other JOB SPECIFICATIONS
Ability to safely lift medical equipment (e.g. a wheelchair) weighing up to 35 pounds and to assist family/caregivers with transferring and ambulating patients as safety requires; considerable walking and standing may be required.
Must have visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing tasks and duties.
Ability and willingness to flex or add work hours to meet scheduled on-call shifts during evenings, weekends, and holidays is required; must be able available to work from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 a.m., one week on and one week off.
Ability and willingness to maintain and drive a personal vehicle. A valid California driver’s license and state-required automobile insurance are required.