Hospice RN

Employer
UNI Health Care Recruiters
Location
Arcadia, CA, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Sep 07, 2017
Closes
Oct 08, 2017
Ref
4135c1c41
Specialty
Hospice
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

We are looking for a Hospice Nurse to provide care and support to terminally ill patients. Your presence and services should bring comfort to the person who faces the end of their lives and help them reach acceptance and peace of mind.

For this role, you need to be a registered nurse who sees the value of hospice care in alleviating pain and suffering. A compassionate nature and excellent interpersonal skills will make you a good candidate for this position. We expect you to be knowledgeable in caring for the terminally ill, performing tasks such as administering medication and providing emotional support.

The goal is to help patients live their final days with dignity and comfort.

Responsibilities

Collaborate with physicians and other professionals to plan care

Make frequent visits to the patient to evaluate their condition

Provide support and comfort according to individual patients needs

Work with caregivers to plan and execute excellent patient care

Help in administering medication

Alleviate sudden symptoms of the diseases end phase

Notify a doctor for a patients condition when deemed necessary

Assist patients and their families with paperwork

Maintain accurate records

Help relatives cope with the upcoming loss and provide post-mortem support

Requirements

Proven experience as hospice nurse or registered nurse

Knowledge of nursing care processesand medication guidelines/side-effects

Committed to safety precautions and high ethical standards

Proficient in English

Sound judgement and attention to detail

Excellent communication skills and a compassionate nature

Cool-tempered and patient

Emotional/mental stability and stamina

Formal nurse training; certification as hospice nurse is a plus

Current CPR certificate

Company Description

United Nursing International Health Care provides facilities nationwide with quality, experienced caring nurses and allied healthcare professionals. UNI has been providing healthcare facilities with supplemental, per diem, contract and travel healthcare professionals since 1986. We provide our clients with staffing and management support services 24 hours per day 7 days a week.

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