We are hiring for a Hospice Registered Nurse (Full time and PRN positions available).
At Conemaugh Regional Hospice, a part of LHC Group , we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we serve—it truly is all about helping people. You can find a home for your career here.
As a Hospice RN, you can expect:
- the ability to develop trusting relationships as an end-of-life care expert
- being valued and respected by patients and their families
- employee-focused wellness and support programs
- incredible team support and empathetic leadership
Take your nursing career to a new level of caring.
Assumes full nursing responsibility for the delivery of the Plan of Care for each hospice patient. Continuously evaluates personal and professional performance and makes necessary changes to increase productivity and quality of care delivered. Adheres to and supports the policies/procedures/goals/objectives of hospice to assure quality patient care. Strives for independence and sound critical decision-making regarding the delivery of patient care in a cost-effective manner without compromising quality. Develops the patient’s Plan of care in collaboration with other professionals and implements treatment strategies based on scientific nursing theory that promotes physical, psychosocial, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Maintains patient confidentiality at all times. Familiar with the concepts and needs of patients / families who are facing death and dying. Effective communication skills, both verbally and written.
- Makes the initial nursing evaluation in determining eligibility for hospice services during visit within forty-eight (48) hours of referral.
- Identifies the patient's/family's physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs and re-assesses as needed, no less than every fifteen (15) days.
- Initiates and coordinates the plan of care.
- Documents problems, appropriate goals, interventions, and patient/family response to hospice care.
- Collaborates with the patient/family, attending physician and other members of the IDG in providing patient and family care daily.
- Instructs and supervises the patient/family in self-care techniques when appropriate.
- Maintains accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding the patient's condition.
- One year of clinical experience.
- Current RN licensure in the state of practice and one year of clinical experience.
- Current CPR Certification.
- Current driver's license, valid vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle, or public transportation.