Registered Nurse, Hospice

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Territory specific Hospice Registered Nurse positions are available in the Durham, NC and surrounding areas.

Specifics

  • 8, 13 or 26-week renewable assignments
  • Hours:
    • Sat-Sun-Mon 9am-8pm
  • Hospice visits under the guidance of a nurse case manager
  • Travel radius is territory specific

Description of Work

  • Able to provide skilled Hospice care to patients and support/educate primary caregivers
  • Ongoing assessment and coordinated management of:
    • pain
    • respiratory distress
    • uncontrolled agitation
    • seizure activity
    • uncontrolled vomiting or bleeding
    • the active phase of dying (at the very end)
  • Patient population: Hospice – Life expectancy is less than 6 months
  • RN to patient ratio: 1:12-14

Requirements

  • Minimum 1-year recent experience in a hospice setting
  • Current/Clear NC Nurse Licensure
  • Current/Clear BLS (American Heart Association)
  • Current/Clear vehicle insurance (must provide written proof)
  • Must have own reliable transportation
  • Great communication and listening skills
  • Committed to safety precautions and high ethical standards
  • Must be willing to visit clients throughout assigned territory
  • Combination of sitting, standing, bending, reaching, stretching, stooping, walking, climbing stairs and moving intermittently during working hours
  • Ability to lift/pull a minimum of 25 pounds
  • Successful completion of competency testing, drug screen, background check, physical exam, immunizations, and other agency screening/application requirements
  • Successful completion of other Client screening/application requirements

Benefits

  • Excellent pay
  • Weekly payroll
  • Direct deposit
  • Employee benefits post probation: 401-K, Vacation, and Healthcare Reimbursement
  • Referral Program
  • Bonus opportunities throughout the year
  • Detailed list of Benefits