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.
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
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 certificateCompany 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.