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Hospice Nurse (RN)

Burns Recruitment & HR Consulting
Blue Bell, PA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Registered Nurse

Location: Montgomery County (Blue Bell, PA)

Shift: Full-Time

Salary: $78,000-$88,000 depending on experience


  • Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program.

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred.

  • Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN) certification preferred.

  • Has a minimum of one (1) year general nursing preferred with current hospice, home health, medical, surgical, or critical care experience.

  • Knowledge of pain and symptom management interventions preferred.

  • Possesses understanding of Hospice philosophy and principles of death/dying.

  • Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification a. Registered Nurse licensed by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing in accordance with N.J.S.A. 45:11-23 et seq. and N.J.A.C 13:37.

  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation insured in accordance with New Jersey state requirements.

  • Possesses satisfactory references from employers and/or professional peers.

  • Passes satisfactory criminal background check


  • Seek and obtain sufficient information necessary to function effectively in the Hospice setting where the patient/family/caregiver is receiving care.

  • Conduct initial assessment, including physical, emotional and psychosocial aspects of patient/family/caregiver in a thorough, accurate, compassionate and timely fashion.

  • Utilize the nursing body of knowledge to provide leadership and guidance to the IDT in formulating and individualizing the interdisciplinary plan of care to include problem identification and interventions and goals for addressing palliative comfort measures for the terminally ill patient, family and caregiver.

  • Contribute to identifying both active and potential needs of the patient and his/her family which may affect the plan of care.

  • Consistently collaborates with the physician to plan and implement the medical and nursing plan of care.

  • Review the nursing component of the comprehensive interdisciplinary plan of care with the IDT. Communicates in writing in the clinical record and verbally with the IDT to coordinate interventions and ensure continuity of care.

  • Facilitate and participates in the IDT care conference, contributing to patient care planning.

  • Provide nursing interventions and appropriate preventative and therapeutic nursing procedures.

  • Administer medications in accordance with all Federal and State laws and rules.

  • Collaborate with IDT members to provide continuous assessment of assigned patients, interprets findings, initiates appropriate therapeutic actions, and evaluates the results of these actions.

  • Accept responsibility of assignment to perform a specialized procedure only when qualified with specialty training, proven competency, clinical background and expertise in the specialty area.

  • Work in cooperation with family/caregiver and IDT members to meet the physical and emotional needs of the patient/family/caregiver.

  • Provide appropriate information and explanation to the patient and patient's family.

  • Facilitate patient and family education to promote continuity of care and optimal patient/family outcomes for quality of life as defined by the patient/family/caregiver.

  • Demonstrate expertise in the utilization of all IDT members including volunteers and community resources.

  • Fulfill productivity requirements on an average daily census basis as determined by acuity level and Administrator or Director of Clinical Services.

  • Document accurate, complete and relevant clinical notes regarding the patient's condition and care provided. Maintains documentation on a timely basis.

  • Assess the dietary/nutritional needs of Hospice patients and provide appropriate interventions relative to nutritional intake as the patient's condition progresses.

  • Maintain a professional attitude and demeanor and be able to communicate effectively and relate courteously and cooperatively with patients, caregivers, colleagues, supervisors, co-workers, and all others.


  • Medical (Horizon Blue Cross)

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Disability Insurance

  • Health Savings Account

  • Life Insurance

  • Pet Plan

  • PTO

  • & Much more

About Us:

Our client provides comprehensive Palliative, Transitional, and Hospice care, house call primary medicine and TeleHealth services to patients, and professional support to their families. They have multiple locations around South Jersey.

Work for a company w/ great pay & great benefits!

Medical (Horizon Blue Cross), Dental, Vision, Disability, HSA, Life Insurance, Pet Plan, PTO & more!

Burns Recruitment & HR Consulting


Blue Bell, PA