Hospice Registered Nurse - RN

Employer
Reliance Hospice Services
Location
Burbank, CA, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Aug 23, 2017
Closes
Sep 23, 2017
Ref
ab5117946
Specialty
Hospice
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

We are seeking a HOSPICE REGISTERED NURSE to join our team! You will be responsible for the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of assigned patients.

Responsibilities:

  • Admit patient into the hospice program
  • Administer nursing care to terminally ill patients
  • Establish patient care plans
  • Monitor and report changes in patient conditions
  • Communicate with collaborating physicians, nurses, MSW and chaplain (IDT) regarding patient care
  • Educate patients, caregiver and family member about symptom management and End-of Life Care
  • Do Supervisory Visits every 14 days
  • Maintain accurate patient medical records
  • Provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in hospice or other nursing fields
  • Familiarity with medical software and equipment
  • Ability to build rapport with patients
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

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