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Hospice RN - Fee for Service

Job Details

Req #:
254774

Job Location(s):
Brooklyn, NY

Zip Code:
11220

Category:
Hospice Nursing

Agency:
MJHS Hospice & Palliative Care

Status:
Fee for Service

Office:
Field-based

Do you have a "Hospice Heart"?

If your answer is yes, then you are just the nurse we are looking for. When days cannot be added to a life, we add life to remaining days. Our multidisciplinary teams offer culturally-sensitive, end-of-life and palliative care services to patients and their families at home or in assisted living communities, skilled nursing facilities and hospitals.  

Responsibilities:

 In this field based position, you will visit MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care patients to perform both physical and psychosocial assessments and electronically document visit occurences.  Patient visits will be made in both community and facility settings. As the Hospice Field Case Manager, you will develop and implement nursing plans of care and make recommendations for care based on patients' needs.  As needed, you will contact the patient's physician to request written orders to facilitate plan of care changes.  In addition, you will also supervise, train and evaluate home health aides and homemakers working with our hospice patients.

Fee for Service - Shifts based on your availability and location preference!  

Shifts available Monday through Sunday: 9am - 5pm

Minimum two shifts per month and one back up On-Call.

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Qualifications:

  • Associates/Diploma from an accredited school of Nursing; BSN preferred
  • At least two years experience in hospice, medical-surgical, community health, and/or oncology nursing preferred
  • Proficiency with Word and Excel preferred
  • New York State RN licensure and valid NYS driver's license required
  • Experience working within an interdisciplinary team environment
  • Effective communication, listening and teaching skills
  • Ability to input clinical data proficiently
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