Home Health VNA

Hospice House RN

US-MA-Haverhill
Department
MVH - Hospice House
Job ID
2017-1930
# of Openings
1
Hours (posting)
Regular Part-Time
Hours Per Week
24
Shift
Nights
Schedule From:
11:00 PM
Schedule To:
7:00 AM

Overview

Your skill and experience as an RN can make a difference in the lives of people nearing the end of their life’s journey.

 

Merrimack Valley Hospice has openings for RNs to provide compassionate and dignified care to patients with life-limiting illnesses.  In this position you are a member of the hospice team, who provides professional and comprehensive palliative nursing services to individuals, families and groups in the community.

Responsibilities

  • Provides hospice nursing care to patients and families utilizing current principles of palliative care and symptom management to produce hospice outcomes.
  • Collaborates effectively with other members of IDT.
  • Utilizes nursing process and current standards of nursing practice in providing hospice care.
  • Remains competent on technical nursing skills (i.e. IVs, Gtubes, etc.)
  • Provides effective patient and family teaching.
  • Understands family dynamics and works effectively within various types of family systems.

 

Qualifications

  • Active Registered Nurse/RN license in MA and NH (or willingness to obtain a NH license).
  • A minimum of 1 year of nursing experience.
  • Interest in end-of-life care.
  • Ability to work both autonomously and as a team member.
  • Strong assessment and prioritization skills.

 

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