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Hospice RN Float Nurse
Goodwin House Alexandria, VA

Hospice RN Float Nurse

Goodwin House
Alexandria, VA
  • Medical , Paid Time Off
  • Per Diem
Job Description

Celebrated as the #1 Top Workplace in the D.C. region for 2023 by The Washington Post, Goodwin Living is more than a team – it's a global family of individuals who represent more than 65 countries.

Why Our Team Members Vote Us #1

Goodwin Living ranks #1 thanks to team members who respond to an annual survey conducted by a neutral, third-party resource. Here are some reasons they honor us with this ranking:

Embracing Diversity: Our strength is in our diverse team from over 65 countries, fostering an inclusive and vibrant culture that values every voice.

Growth and Opportunities: We bolster personal and professional development, offering myriad opportunities, from on-the-job training to mentorship programs and financial support, to help you reach your full potential.

Valuing Our Team Members: By prioritizing team member satisfaction, we create a fulfilling work environment with competitive benefits, work-life balance, and recognition programs, ensuring our team feels appreciated and valued.

About the Position
Goodwin Home Health is currently seeking a full-time Hospice RN Float Nurse (10am-8pm; 4 days a week and every other weekend). In this position, you will work with our dynamic and passionate team at Goodwin Home Health. As PT, you will develop and implement the safe delivery of quality skilled home Health therapy services to seniors in their homes. Goodwin Home Health provides skilled care throughout Northern Virginia, focusing on the counties of: Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax, Prince William, and Loudoun.

Job Duties

  • Is assigned to make patient visits in coordination with the Clinical Supervisor that includes nursing assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating all phases of nursing care.
  • Assesses patient needs and admission for service and follows protocol in admitting patients who meet eligibility criteria.
  • Assists the team in articulating continual hospice eligibility, including documenting appropriate subjective and objective criteria.
  • Initiates, implements, coordinates, and documents the patient’s plan of care with the IDT in accordance with nursing needs specified in the approved plan of care.
  • Delivers or supervises skilled nursing services using evidence-based knowledge regarding end-of-life care.
  • Documents all clinical nursing visits, medication additions and changes, care plans, and additional documentation per protocol within 24 hours of provided service.
  • Reports changes in the patient’s medical or mental condition to the attending physician, facility staff and hospice team.
  • Teaches or supervises the teaching of household members, facility staff and volunteers who are responsible for assisting the patient with nursing or personal care needs.
  • Competent in evidence-based goals of care conversations with patients and families.
  • Participates in quality improvement reviews and evaluations of IDT activities.
  • Communicates with the attending physician, facility and family concerning patient/family care needs and response to interventions.
  • Maintains regular communication with the Director of Clinical Services, other hospice staff members and other agencies as needed to coordinate optimal care and use of resources for the patient/family.
  • Helps to evaluate and make changes to the plan of care for home health aides and supervises their activities, including regular teaching.
  • Informs the Director of Clinical Services of unusual or potentially problematic resident/family issues.
  • When patient is at a facility, understands the necessity of full partnership with the staff, including actively soliciting feedback, responding appropriately, and educating tactfully.

Job Requirements

  • A registered nurse who is currently licensed by the Virginia State Board of Nursing.
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience as a professional nurse, preferably in a hospice, home care or critical care setting.
  • Certified Hospice and Palliative Care, preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess and respond to the needs of terminally ill residents and families in varied settings.
  • Demonstrated skill in nursing practice, ability to cope with family emotional stress and tolerance of individual lifestyles.
  • Proficient in Word, and able to master documentation software competently enough to assist others in its use.
  • Has a valid driver’s license and is able and willing to drive to patients’ homes to deliver care as part of caseload responsibilities.
  • Responds calmly and tactfully to stressful and emergency medical and psychosocial situations.

A sampling of our many benefits!

We’ve got you covered with incredible benefits, whether you work full-time, part-time, or PRN (as needed). Here’s a glimpse of what we offer to Full-Time team members:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Health Insurance
  • Daily Pay: Work and get paid the same day!
  • Tuition Assistance for Career Development
  • Financial assistance with U.S. Citizenship application or DACA Renewal
  • Tutoring for ESL, Citizenship Test & GED
  • Staff Emergency Grants
  • Referral Program: Earn up to $3,000 referral bonus for referring friends and family!
  • Free Meals, Access to a Fitness Center, Pool, and More

About Goodwin Living

At Goodwin Living, we can all find work with purpose! As a nonprofit senior living and healthcare organization based in Alexandria, Virginia, we are driven by our mission: to support, honor and uplift the lives of older adults and those who care for them. Our commitment to our team members is written directly into that statement. We create an enriching and supportive work environment that has inspired our team members to vote us into the Washington Post Top Workplace rankings since 2019, and they made us #1 in 2023!

Goodwin Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an AARP Employer Pledge Signer. We take pride in our inclusive work culture that values diversity and fosters talent. With us, you are more than just a team member; you are part of a community committed to excellence and continuous learning.


    Goodwin House

    Alexandria, VA
    22311 USA



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