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Registered Nurse, Hospice (Part-Time)

Company: ASSURANCE HOSPICE INC
Location: Arcadia
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Assurance Hospice is inviting compassionate, loving and self-motivated individuals to join our growing team We are looking for a Hospice Nurse 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 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 disease's end phase Notify a doctor for a patient's condition when deemed necessary Assist patients and their families with paperwork Maintain accurate records Help relatives cope with the upcoming loss and provide post-mortem support. Responsible for assuring that the Hospice programs are effectively represented to patients, families, and others who have an interest in hospice through pre-assessments, information sharing and/or admissions in a Patient's home or in a health care facility. Skills Proven experience as 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 judgement and attention to detail Excellent communication skills and a compassionate nature Cool-tempered and patient Emotional/mental stability and stamina Qualifications California RN license required: Registered Nurses shall have a minimum of one (1) year experience as a professional nurse within the last three (3) years or have a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing from a program accredited by the National League for Nursing and a current RN License. Minimum of two years of Hospice, Home Health, or Community Health experience in the last five (5) years preferred. Computer knowledge and frequent driving required. Excellent customer service skills required. Current Health Clearance, PD or Chest X-ray, Covid19 Vaccination Record/Covid19 Test, valid California driver's License and proof of current Auto Insurance required. This is a regular part-time position for 8 hours a day, paid hourly, with 1-2 work days schedule a week. Assurance Hospice service communities and the surrounding areas of Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley and Inland Empire. Company Description Assurance Hospice Inc. is inviting compassionate, loving and self-motivated individuals to join our growing team. A team of professionals who have chosen to make a difference every day to patients and families coping with end of life illness. Assurance Hospice service communities and the surrounding areas of Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley and Inland Empire.

Keywords: ASSURANCE HOSPICE INC, Arcadia , Registered Nurse, Hospice (Part-Time), Healthcare , Arcadia, California

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