Hospice RN


Madison, WI

Less than 5 years

Posted 182 days ago

  by    Nina Mathews

This job is no longer available.

We are looking forHospice RN for our client in Madison, WI

Job Title: Hospice RN

Job Location: Madison, WI 53718

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description:

  • Required Hospice RN
  • Provides paraprofessional nursing care within the residential hospice house or travels to patient homes to provide care within the established plan of care
  • Continually monitors the patient?s condition; answers call lights, anticipates patient and family needs and makes rounds on a regular basis
  • Takes vital signs
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse and respiration
  • Assists with patient positioning, patient ambulation, transfers, patient cleaning, toileting activities, catheter care, etc.
  • Documents care in accordance with established procedures
  • Observes patient condition and records and reports changes in patient?s condition
  • Communicates changes in the patient?s condition, needs, and any concerns to the registered nurse or Hospice Program Director
  • Aides with activities of daily living including assisting with bathing, dressing, toileting and grooming including shaving, skin care, hair care, nail care, and oral hygiene needs
  • Changes bed linens
  • Interacts with patients, family members and others
  • Listens to patients and families questions and concerns and responds in a timely manner
  • Communicates any patient concerns to the patient care team and Hospice Program Director
  • Provides water, snacks, and meals as appropriate
  • Assists with feeding patients as necessary
  • Performs light housekeeping such as vacuuming, cleaning and dishes. Performs laundry tasks
  • Provides caregiver relief
  • Sits with and provides comfort and support to patients
  • Reads to patients
  • Attends safety training sessions and ensures for compliance with safety rules and procedures
  • Assists in ensuring for patient safety
  • Identifies and notifies the Hospice Program Director of potential safety hazards
  • Reports any work-related accidents and injuries in a timely manner
  • Complies with the procedures for documenting and submitting leave and light duty time
  • State license status must be currently active
  • Minimum 2 years experiencerequired


  • M - F, 8a - 4:30p, rotating weekend and holiday rotations


  • Nursing
  • CNA


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