RN--Hospice On Call (FT)

October 8, 2020 |

Department:Provider Practice

Status/Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Covers every other weekend from Thursday 4:00 pm to Monday 8:00 am and covers Monday thru Wednesday 4:00 pm to 8:00 am.

Posting Date: 10/08/2020

For more information contact: lshaffer@ochcares.com


  • Education: Licensed by the Kentucky Board of Nursing as RN
  • Experience: Completion of a Hospice Training Program or must obtain within the first year of service. Minimum of 1 year broad based nursing experience (i.e. Med-Surg).

Job Description:

  • Responsible for assessing and diagnosing nursing care needs for the Hospice patient in all age groups; for establishing the nursing outcomes for the Hospice visit; for prescribing, delegating, and supervising nursing care; for teaching each patient/family and evaluation each patient's response to nursing care and progress toward agreed upon outcomes.
  • Collaboration with the caretaker, physicians, and other healthcare providers involved in the patient's care to modify the plan of care as needed.
  • Provide support to care taker and other family members in care-taking responsibilities and through the grief process.
  • Provide input to the Hospice Director regarding budget planning, developing departmental policies and procedures and nursing standards of care, as well as other duties as assigned.
  • This position will also entail some administrative duties, supervising duties, as well as assist with coordination community events and volunteer efforts.

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