Home Health VNA

  • Hospice RN

    Job Locations US-MA-Lawrence
    Department
    MVH - East Team
    Job ID
    2018-2256
    # of Openings
    1
    Hours (posting)
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours Per Week
    40
    Shift
    Days
    Schedule From:
    8:00 AM
    Schedule To:
    4:30 PM
  • 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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