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Department: Community Hospice
Schedule: Part Time
Shift: Weekdays/Weekends
Hours: 8.0 hr shifts- Days, Evenings & Nights available
Job Details:
  • On Call Nurse Nurse/Field Nurse

     

    The Hospice On-Call/Field Nurse will be available to provide nursing care and support to hospice patients and or families on an on-call basis (evening, night’s, weekend’s and holidays) within their home setting.  The care provided is consistent with the hospice interdisciplinary plan of care and focuses on symptom management and pain control.

     

    These are dedicated budgeted roles.  Nurses are hired into set days and shifts.

    We are currently seeking experienced Registered Nurses who are willing to work evening ,overnight or weekend 8 hr shifts.

    Suffolk & Nassau opportunities available

     

    Educational/Licensing Requirements

    Graduate from an NLN-Accredited nursing program. Baccalaureate preferred.

    Current registration in New York State as a Registered Nurse

     

    Ideal applicant will have:

    Experience in the clinical management of severely ill and/or terminally ill patients at home

    Effective communication skills (verbal and written) with excellent listening skills.  Some counseling experience preferred.

    Knowledge of Hospice concepts, philosophy, policies and procedures.

    Willingness to travel to patient’s homes and provide own transportation in all types of weather. Possesses a current, valid New York State driver’s license.

     

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