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Registered Nurse (RN)/Travel/Hospice

Posted on Jun 14, 2019 by MAS Medical Staffing

Brockton, MA 02301
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Hospice Nurse

Massachusetts

Length of Assignment: 3 months

Shift:

Currently seeking an experienced Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) for a job opening in Massachusetts. The ideal candidate will have previous hospice nursing experience and hold a current BLS, CPR and ACLS certifications.

Responsibilities of the Hospice Nurse
  • Focus on managing pain and making patients comfortable.
  • Provide skilled professional nursing palliative care to assigned terminally ill patients.
  • Educate patients and their caregivers on their conditions and the steps needed to ensure proper end of life care.
  • Making initial nursing evaluation visit and continually evaluating the patient s needs.
  • Initiating, coordinating and revising the treatment and pain management plan.
  • Rendering nursing care and performing treatments, such as IV administration, as ordered by the physician.
  • Participating in the Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Process.
  • Preparing accurate, orderly and timely reports and documentation.
  • Adhering to all practice standards as they apply to patient care.
Requirements of the Hospice Nurse
  • Associates Degree in Nursing, Bachelor s in Nursing preferred
  • Current RN license
  • Previous Hospice nursing experience
  • BLS, CPR and ACLS certifications
  • Proficient in offering emotional support for those individuals at the end of their lives and their families
Associated topics: bsn, coronary, intensive care unit, maternal, mhb, neonatal, nurse rn, registed, registered nurse, surgery

Reference: 720922663