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Hospice RN

Company: Gallagher Home Health Services
Location: Sewickley
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSign-on Bonus $$ for new hires in the May and June classesWe are looking for a Hospice Nurse Case Manager in the Sewickley, Coraopolis, McKees Rocks and surrounding areas to provide care and support to terminally ill patients. Your presence and services should bring comfort to the person who faces the end of their lives and help them reach acceptance and peace of mind. For this role, you need to be a registered nurse who sees the value of hospice care in alleviating pain and suffering. A compassionate nature and excellent interpersonal skills will make you a good candidate for this position. We expect you to be knowledgeable in caring for the terminally ill, performing tasks such as administering medication and providing emotional support. The goal is to help patients live their final days with dignity and comfort.Responsibilities of Hospice RN Case Manager

  • Collaborate with physicians and other professionals to plan care
  • Make frequent visits to the patient to evaluate their condition
  • Provide support and comfort according to individual patient's needs
  • Work with caregivers to plan and execute excellent patient care
  • Help in administering medication
  • Alleviate sudden symptoms of the diseases end phase
  • Notify a doctor for a patients condition when deemed necessary
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Help relatives cope with the upcoming loss and provide post-mortem supportRequirementsRequirements of Hospice RN Case Manager
    • Proven experience as a hospice nurse or registered nurse
    • Knowledge of nursing care processes and medication guidelines/side-effects
    • Committed to safety precautions and high ethical standards
    • Proficient in English
    • Sound judgment and attention to detail
    • Excellent communication skills and a compassionate nature
    • Cool-tempered and patient
    • Emotional/mental stability and stamina
    • Formal nurse training; certification as hospice nurse is a plus
    • Current CPR certificateBenefitsBenefits of Full-time Hospice RN Case Manager
      • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
      • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
      • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
      • Short Term & Long Term Disability
      • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
      • Company Car program or Mileage ReimbursementINDHRN

Keywords: Gallagher Home Health Services, Pittsburgh , Hospice RN, Healthcare , Sewickley, Pennsylvania

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