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Department: Community Hospice
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day
Hours: 8:30a - 4:30p
Job Details:
  • The Hospice Primary Care Nurse provides nursing care to hospice patient/resident and/or family within their home setting, focusing on symptom management and pain control. The quality of care provided will be consistent with the Standards of Practice determined for the Hospice Program.

    Must demonstrates ability in electronic medical record, paper record and interface with hospital electronic programs.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

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

    Current registration in New York State as a Registered Nurse.

    One to two years recent general bedside nursing experience with good clinical skills.

    Experience in home care, hospice and/or oncology preferred.

    Demonstrates ability to conduct a complete physical assessment and systems review

    Basic knowledge of medications, treatments and therapies for pain and symptom control

    Willingness to travel to patients’ homes and provide own transportation in all types of weather.

    Possesses a current, valid New York State driver’s license.

     

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