Registered Nurse - Hospice

Location: Sellersville, PA
Date Posted: 08-13-2018
Location: Upper Bucks County, PA
Title: Registered Nurse - Hospice
Status: Multiple – See options in Job Description
To apply, please submit resume to careers@mccloskeypartners.com or contact 215-716-3035 x 705.
 
Job Description:
Our client in Upper Bucks County is looking to fill multiple Registered Nurse - Hospice.  The following are examples of different shifts currently available.  Other shifts are available. 
  • PRN / Per Diem, Evenings / Nights - Committed - PRN 6 shifts/month to cover on-call when full-time are off. This will include 2 weekend nights. Also required to do 3 holiday on-call shifts/year with opportunity to pick up additional on-call coverage for sick calls and additional per diem evening admissions.
  • Part Time, Days, Non-Benefit Eligible - Every other Sat & Sun & 1 winter & 1 summer holiday. Must be available to orient 3 days per week for at least 6 weeks. Hospice experience preferred.
  • PRN / Per Diem, Days / Evenings - Committed - 32 hours in 4 weeks with a Sat & Sun every 4th & 1 summer & 1 winter holiday.
Responsibilities
Under general direction of the Hospice Supervisor, the incumbent utilizes nursing process to determine initial and ongoing needs of Hospice patient, provides primary nursing care and coordinates care provided by other team members. Incumbent understands and employs professional nursing skills consistent with standards of the Nurse Practice Act of Pennsylvania and Hospice policies and procedures. Demonstrates competent knowledge and skills to ensure care is appropriate to patients served: infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics. 
 
Qualifications
Education and Experience:
  • Associate degree in Nursing required.
  • BSN preferred.
Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills required.
  • Ability to make quality, independent decisions required.
  • Ability to listen to others required.
  • Effective interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality required.
  • Service-oriented required.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under tight deadlines, high volumes and multiple interruptions required.
  • Self-directed required.
  • Excellent organizational skills required.
  • Possesses strong technical aptitude required.
  • Competency in the use of a variety of computer hardware and software systems required.
Licenses and Certifications:
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire required.
  • Registered Nurse in PA, licensed upon hire, required.
  • RN Hospice & Palliative Care Certification upon hire preferred.
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