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Hospice RN - Home Care

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Rockland
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Summary

Position Summary


The Hospice RN provides nursing care and coordinates care for terminally ill patients of all ages in their homes utilizing nursing principles that recognize the psychosocial, economic, cultural, spiritual and individualized health status and family/support systems and resources that affect health status and results in maximum outcome achievement. The Hospice Nurse serves in a supervisory capacity by directing and evaluating paraprofessional staff. The Hospice Nurse plans, provides, evaluates, coordinates care and provides case management and documents in a manner which meets the quality, efficiency, and care standards identified by Agency Policies and Procedures and according to professional standards of home health nursing practice. The Hospice RN acts as case manager and is responsible for overseeing the ongoing care planning management, coordination of care, communications and for outcomes of the plan of care. The Hospice RN acts to uphold the Agency's mission, clinical expertise and maintenance of standards of care for Hospice and Palliative care and fiscal soundness within a changing health care environment.


Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)


  • Education: Graduate of an NLN accredited nursing program.
  • License/Certifications: State of Maine licensure as a Registered Nurse. Current, valid driver's license to operate a motor vehicle, with vehicle available for work covered by liability insurance as specified by agency policy. Current certification in Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers.
    Experience: Position requires a minimum of one year of acute nursing experience.


    Additional Information

    With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations across Maine and New Hampshire, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the communities that surround it.

    We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow - programs such as paid parental leave, a flexible work policy, student loan assistance, training and education, along with well-being resources for you and your family.



    MaineHealth remains focused on investing in our care team and developing an inclusive environment where you can thrive and feel supported to realize your full potential. If you're looking to build a career in a place where people help one another deliver best-in-class care, apply today.

Keywords: MaineHealth, New England , Hospice RN - Home Care, Healthcare , Rockland, Northeast

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