The Registered Nurse (RN) provides hospice care and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience. The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individual and families within their homes and communities.
A Hospice Registered Nurse who under the direction of and in accordance with the IDG plan of care provides skilled hospice care for patients certified as having a terminal illness who have elected the Hospice benefit. The Hospice Registered Nurse also provides supportive care to patients families and/or significant others.
Responsible for all aspects related to the initial patient assessment and plan of care upon admission for patients across the life span (perinatal, pediatrics, and adults) according to established standards and practice.
In this role, you will be responsible for initiating the appropriate intervention and support for the patient and family upon admission to provide a continuously appropriate, comprehensive and responsive plan of care.