Registered Nurse (RN) / Travel / Home Hospice

Greenfield, MA 01301

Posted: 10/04/2019 Employment Type: Travel Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Job Number: 302213 Specialty: Home Health

 

Hospice Nurse

Tuesday- Saturday 8am- 4: 30 for 40 hours a week for 13 weeks

Currently seeking an experienced Hospice Registered Nurse (RN). The ideal candidate will have previous hospice nursing experience and hold a current BLS, CPR and ACLS certifications.

 

Responsibilities of the Hospice Nurse
  • Focus on managing pain and making patients comfortable.
  • Provide skilled professional nursing palliative care to assigned terminally ill patients.
  • Educate patients and their caregivers on their conditions and the steps needed to ensure proper end of life care.
  • Making initial nursing evaluation visit and continually evaluating the patient’ s needs.
  • Initiating, coordinating and revising the treatment and pain management plan.
  • Rendering nursing care and performing treatments, such as IV administration, as ordered by the physician.
  • Participating in the Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Process.
  • Preparing accurate, orderly and timely reports and documentation.
  • Adhering to all practice standards as they apply to patient care.

 

Requirements of the Hospice Nurse
  • Associates Degree in Nursing, Bachelor’ s in Nursing preferred
  • Current RN license
  • Previous Hospice nursing experience
  • BLS, CPR and ACLS certifications
  • Proficient in offering emotional support for those individuals at the end of their lives and their families

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