Hospice Registered Nurse – Meng Residence – Nights: Unity Hospice

This position is eligible for a $2,500 sign-on incentive!!

This position is based at our in-patient Meng Residence and will be scheduled 11p to 7:30a, four times per week the first week and 11p to 7:30a three times and 3p to 11:30p one time per week the second week, rotating through weekends and holidays.

Job Summary

Unity is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community provider of hospice care, treatment plus and grief support in 13 counties throughout Northeast Wisconsin. A true leader in its field, Unity has the distinction of having opened the state’s first hospice in 1977, the state’s first non-hospital based palliative care program in 2002 and the area’s first hospice residence in 2007. We provide a full spectrum of end-of-life care and education benefiting all members of the community.

Position Summary

The Residence Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for the overall care of the patients and families. The primary RN directs the activities of other nursing personnel and works in conjunction with interdisciplinary team members.

Key Job Duties
•Provide clinical and supporting case management based on patient’s diagnosis and end-of-life symptoms
•Complete initial, comprehensive and updated assessments of patient and family needs
•Develop, implement and review care plans for patient and family. Update care plan as the needs of the patient and family change
•Prepare for and participate in interdisciplinary team meetings as scheduled
•Communicate with all interdisciplinary team members
•Report appropriate findings and communicate significant changes to attending physician and process physician/NP orders
•Manage individual patient medication and Residence contingency medications
•Administer and titrate medication according to physician/nurse practitioner orders
•Delegate nursing duties to LPN and supervise care provided by CNA
•Prioritize daily work and make adjustments while taking into account the needs of patients, Unity and other staff
•Complete new patient admissions as needed

Experience Required

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Full/Part Time
Full Time

Shifts Required

Contact Name: Lindsay Marty

Contact Email: lmarty@unityhospice.org

Application Instructions
To apply, please email your resume to Lindsay Marty at lmarty@unityhospice.org.

This post was authored by Lindsay Marty on 05/25/2018.