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On-Call RN 104 Hours

MJHS Type Full time Posted 8/21/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 1/29/2015
NY - New York (All) - Queens Referral - n/a -    
  We believe that nurses give their best care when they know they are being cared for too. When you work for MJHS, you’ll be valued and respected for your dedication to world-class patient care. You’ll be encouraged and challenged to learn and grow. Most of all, you’ll be rewarded with work/life programs that help you balance your priorities and enjoy the career you’ve always wanted. You won’t find that everywhere. But you will find it here.  

On-Call RN 104 Hours

Req #: 251942
Agency: MJHS Hospice & Palliative Care
Job Locations: US-NY-Queens
US-NY-Nassau County

Status: Regular Full-Time
Category: Hospice Nursing
Office or Field: Office-based


More information about this job:

Our groundbreaking hospice and palliative care programs offer a significant difference when dealing with a life-limiting condition. We offer a broad range of services in the community or facility-based to help patients and their families ease the burden of managing a life-limiting illness or end of life care.


We truly value our staff and further acknowledge their contributions by offering:

  • Employee and family health coverage
  • Competitive salaries
  • Employer contributed pension plan
  • Generous time off
  • Employee tuition reimbursement
  • Dependent tuition reimbursement
  • 403(b) retirement plan
Is responsible for providing on call patient visits scheduled, or unscheduled, for urgent physical and psycho-social issues during after hours scheduled shift, in coordination with Call Center Triage and On Call Manager. Is available via cell phone to respond to Triage visit requests, and communicates effectively with the on call team, including Hospice physician to address urgent patient needs, and establish a safe plan of care. Implements plan of care, educating patient/primary caregiver on changes to plan of care, including medication management, patient safety, and symptom management. Attends patient deaths as directed to provide emotional support and guidance to family. Reports off to triage and primary Hospice team concerning patient related visit, changes to plan of care, and follow up needs. Follows NYS Standards for Professional Registered Nurse.home care, nursing, RN, homecare, nurse, hospice, home care hospice, hospice nurse, hospice rn
Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing. Minimum 1-2 years experience in either medical/surgical, Community Health and/or Hospice/oncology Nursing preferred. Knowledge of Word, Windows and Excel required. Good communication, listening and teaching skills required. Drivers license and car also required.

We are an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V.