Job: ** RN - Hospice Patient Care Coordinator

Location
Milwaukee, WI
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 10, 2017
Closes
Dec 10, 2017
Specialty
Hospice, Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Apply online or send resume to: christie.tews@hhch.net.

 

Make the difference of a lifetime.

Hospice nursing is not an easy job, but it is immensely important. Bring quality of life to the end of life.

Unlike high-volume hospitals and clinics, hospice nurses really get to know their patients and can become an essential part of the family, sometimes for only a short period and other times for many months. You have the opportunity to create a positive hospice experience during a very challenging time.

During that critical period near the end of life, a hospice nurse is the person patients turn to for care, and families turn to for comfort and education. Little by little, your efforts can have an amazing impact on the lives of these people. It is a meaningful responsibility and, for many, a calling.  There is no job more rewarding.

Horizon Home Care and Hospice, located is Milwaukee, WI is seeking a Hospice Patient Care Coordinator (i.e. Case Manager) to perform referral evaluations / admission assessments of patients qualifying for Hospice services.  Work a desirable Mon-Fri 1st shift schedule while assuming 24-hour accountability for safe, effective nursing care of assigned patient / family caseload through the utilization of the nursing process, clinical skill, and Interdisciplinary Group approach. 

Qualifications include a degree from an Accredited School of Nursing, WI RN license, and at least one year of previous nursing experience; home care/hospice preferred.  HPNA certification as a CHPN preferred.

Horizon Home Care and Hospice, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate in employment and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or Vietnam era or other protected veteran. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, we maintain an affirmative action program through which we take good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, Vietnam era veterans, and other protected veterans.

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