This position is responsible for evaluation, referrals and coordinating patient/family needs. Under physician orders, the Registered Nurse is responsible for identifying and coordinating patient/family needs and for providing preventative and supportive care to the terminally ill patient/family unit. The RN utilizes assessment, intervention and teaching skills for caring for the patient/family unit, in collaboration with the hospice team members. Provides direct care as indicated and reports to appropriate hospice team members.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Promote positive relationships with contracted facilities.
Promote a positive culture among and across the hospice team.
Promote teamwork and shared responsibility for attaining the agency mission and vision.
Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
Current State Nursing License.
Possess valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and access to automobile.
One year recent clinical experience with preferred experience in the care of terminally ill patients and their families.
Knowledge and Skills:
Able to fulfill on-call requirements with immediate 24/7 availability when assigned.
Must have the ability to connect to the internet with company issued laptop from home using dialup or hi speed connection (DSL, cable or satellite).