Hospice Nurse (RN)

Summit Orthopaedic Home Care
Columbus, OH, US
May 17, 2018
Jun 17, 2018
Contract Type
Job Description

Summit Orthopaedic Home Care is in search of a professional 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.

Job Title: Hospice Nurse (RN)

Schedule/Hours: Full-time

Reports To: Director of Nursing


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.

Essential Job Functions

  • 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


  • RN license

  • Proven experience as hospice nurse or registered nurse

  • Knowledge of nursing care processes and medication guidelines/side-effects

  • Committed to safety precautions and high ethical standards

  • Sound judgement and attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills and a compassionate nature

We treat all our patients, families, physicians and staff with dignity and respect. We want people to join our team who are qualified, caring, ethical, honest and professional.

If you have a passion for working with the senior population and the ability to blend healthcare and hospitality service philosophies, we would love to receive your resume.

Company Description

Summit Orthopaedic Home Care is a dedicated and passionate organization committed to providing the highest level of specialty home care available and doing so with world-class, concierge level service. Our nurses and therapists are specialists that will work with patients, their family, and their physician(s) to create an individualized plan of care to help our patients achieve their goals. We aim for our patients to remain independent and stay at home.

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