VISITING NURSE SERVICE AND HOSPICE OF SUFFOLK

Hospice House Registered Nurse (Per Diem)

General Information
Location  505 MAIN STREET
NORTHPORT, NY 11768
United States
Employee Type  Exempt
Description

 

Position Summary:     The Hospice House RN oversees and manages the patients in the hospice house up to a maximum of 8 patients including the HHA assigned to the patients. The Hospice House RN coordinates all patients’ activity and collaborates with NP, Clinical Manager and all members of the Interdisciplinary Team.

 

Qualifications:

  • A registered professional nurse currently registered and licensed to practice nursing in the state of New York.
  • A Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university preferred.
  • Three years’ experience in the delivery of nursing care in a Certified Home Hospice Agency or Hospital setting preferred.
  • A combination of education and experience equivalent to above and acceptable to New York State Health Department.
  • Must be familiar with hospice care and its implementation.
  • Skilled in the ability to observe and assess the health care needs of Hospice patients and families. Knowledge of care of cancer patient, pain management and Hospice concept.
  • Skilled in the techniques of therapeutic communication.
  • Able to facilitate cooperation and communication among members of the staff.

 

 

 

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