The Registered Nurse in the Hospice setting coordinates with the interdisciplinary team to provide care to the client and his/her caregiver(s) in accordance with the plan of care, utilizing the Sutter Difference Standards and Standards of Excellence.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Bachelors in Nursing preferred.
Licensure and Certifications:
Current licensure as a California RN. Must have current BLS Healthcare CPR. Valid CA drivers license, access to reliable auto, with proof of current auto liability insurance.
This position requires a minimum of one year experience in acute care or community setting. Hospice experience is preferred.
Must have demonstrated knowledge of the nursing process and community health care. Must have a working knowledge of applicable legal, regulatory, and accrediting standards.
Demonstrates knowledge of the concepts of death and dying, utilizing the Hospice philosophy. Requires strong patient assessment skills as well as patient/caregiver education skills.
Must possess basic computer literacy knowledge.
Requires excellent organization, prioritization and communication skills. Requires effective English verbal and written communication skills.
Must work well independently, without significant supervision or direction. Requires computer proficiency in Home Care Software (e.g. Horizon) and Microsoft Outlook.
Must work well independently, without significant supervision or direction. Skilled in the following clinical interventions: central venous line management, pain management, wound management, venipuncture, blood glucose monitoring and management of related medications and diet, coagulation testing and management of related medications and diet, bladder catheter insertion and management.