Hospice RN

RN

Marlette Regional Hospital

POSITION SUMMARY:      Responsible as a member of the IDG team to the patient care coordinator, attending physician, and/or hospice medical providers for the provision of a comprehensive skilled nursing assessment and planning of care in order to maximize the comfort and health of patients, families, and caregivers consistent with UHS policies and procedures.

POSITION HOURS:   Casual position with variable hours. 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:   Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred

LICENSURE/REGISTRY/CERTIFICATION:     Current State of Michigan RN Licensure.  Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse (CHPN) preferred.  Basic Life Support certification required.

 EXPERIENCE:      Six months varied work experience as a professional registered nurse; Hospice nursing experience preferred.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Ability to assess and respond to the needs of patients and families in various settings
  • Demonstrated skill in nursing practice, ability to cope with family emotional stress and tolerance of individual lifestyles
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills; friendly and professional demeanor
  • Computer experience necessary