Hospice Nurse (RN)

New Jersey, NJ

Department: Nurse Job Number: 5520

Title: Hospice Nurse (RN)

Location: New Jersey, NJ

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Nurse

Hours: Full-time

Description: Our client, a home-based palliative care practice, is seeking to hire a Hospice Nurse (RN).

Responsibilities:

  • Provide or assist in daily living activities; personal hygiene, grooming, mouth, skin care and nails.
  • Assist with the prescribed exercise and range of motion activities.
  • Perform light housekeeping of individual's personal unit or room, including changing of bed linen, if needed and patient laundry.
  • Feed and assist with meals.
  • Examine temperature, pulse, and respiration.
  • Assist in toileting; positioning and transfer activities, frequent turning and positioning of a bed bound resident/patient.
  • Document any changes in resident's/patient's condition and, if in a facility, report to the facility nurse.
  • Ensure patients take their medication on schedule, in compliance with regulations of appropriate regulatory and accrediting bodies.

Requirements:

  • Valid NJ RN license.
  • Hospice experience preferred but not required.
  • Ability to travel is mandatory; valid driver?s license, valid car insurance, reliable transportation.

Jesse Ashman

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