Presbyterian Homes

Registered Nurse (RN) - Optage Hospice

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Aug 25, 2017
Sep 24, 2017
Presbyterian Homes
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time


Presbyterian Homes & Services - Optage Hospice is seeking a Registered Nurse to join our team as a Hospice Visit Nurse. We are seeking RNs who wish to be a part of a care team that focuses on supporting individuals and their families at the end of life with compassion and dignity, and that can adapt to priorities and work routines while supporting personal preferences of clients. The Visit Nurse position provides the opportunity for highly diverse nursing visits based on client need, and may include admissions, coverage for RN Case Managers or end of life visit needs to our patients throughout the metro area.

This is a full time (0.8 to 1.0) benefited position that includes working every fourth weekend with regularly scheduled days off, and includes a limited weekday on-call rotation. Will also consider qualified part-time, non-benefited hourly applicants as well.

Consider joining our team in providing compassionate and high quality care and services within a caring Christian environment.



The Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) ensures quality and safe delivery of hospice services to our clients in their home, skilled nursing facility or assisted living setting and is responsible for completion of assigned visits and admissions based on staffing and patient/family needs.

The Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) ensures the client's individualized plan of care is implemented and makes necessary revisions to address all problems. They provide coordination of hospice services, maintaining continuity of client care with other health professionals while identifying interdisciplinary care needs. Hospice RNs utilize assessment, intervention, and teaching skills to maximize patient comfort and to enhance the quality of life for the patient/family.

Typical duties include providing ongoing assessments of physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs of the patient and family, provide education, supervision and counseling to the client and their family/caregiver regarding care needs as appropriate to client's needs, providing accurate and appropriate documentation of patient/family services.

  • Registered Nurse with current licensure with the State Board of Nursing in state(s) in which he/she practices.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Interest in gerontological nursing, rehabilitative and restorative clinical practices.
  • Demonstrated compatibility with PHS's mission and operating philosophies.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.

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