VISITING NURSE SERVICE AND HOSPICE OF SUFFOLK

Hospice House Registered Nurse (Per Diem and Full Time Night Shift)

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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