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Hospice Residence RN

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Position:

Hospice RN

Department:

Hospice Residence

Position Type:

Casual position

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:

12 hours/week.

Day shift.

Education:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred.

License/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

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