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On Call After Hours Registered Nurse (RN) – Hospice Nurse – Healthcare in Mishawaka, IN at Harbor Light Hospice

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

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Job Description


On-Call Registered Nurse (RN) – Hospice Nurse – Healthcare


Job Description

We are seeking a compassionate & experienced Registered Nurse to join our team. In this role, the Hospice Registered Nurse is responsible for the coordination and delivery of nursing care to patients and families.   This position will work Monday through Thursday from 5pm to 8 am.

Responsibilities include physical assessments and clinical interventions within the Registered Nurse scope of practice and coordination of care with the interdisciplinary team.

Job Responsibilities

As a Hospice Registered Nurse you will participate as a member of the IDG, actively coordinating all aspects of the patient’s hospice care, in accordance with current professional standards and practice. You will participate in ongoing interdisciplinary comprehensive assessments, developing and evaluating the plan of care and contributing to patient and family counseling and education. In this role, you will perform comprehensive physical assessments on assigned patients and provide direct care and nursing intervention as dictated by physician order, patient need and the Plan of Care. You will perform the admission process of program presentation, consents, benefit election and initiate the comprehensive assessment and Plan of Care in coordination with the IDG. You will also supervise the services / care performed by the hospice aide/ certified nursing assistant. You will provide and document appropriate patient/ family / caregiver teaching and instructions. You will also coordinate all patient care activities including ordering/obtaining pharmaceuticals, durable medical equipment and supplies.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Recording clinical findings and services in the medical record
  • Initiating and completing all paperwork required for patient admission certification and re-certification
  • Communicating with all disciplines relative to patient/family care and needs
  • Participate in Quality Assessment / Performance Improvement activities
  • Attend and participate in continuing education in-service activities

Job Requirements


On-Call Registered Nurse (RN) – Hospice Nurse – Healthcare



Job Requirements

As a Hospice Registered Nurse, you must have at least 2 years patient care experience with an active unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse. You must have experience in a medical – surgical nursing, home health or hospice environment. Experience with a long term care setting is preferred.



    On-Call Registered Nurse (RN) – Hospice Nurse – Healthcare


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