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RN-Hospice Plan of Care New

Tacoma, WA

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MultiCare Health System

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Position Description

The reasons to work at MultiCare are as unique as the people who do. Join us for the professional challenges you seek. In the settings you prefer. With schedules that fit your life. Learn more at www.multicarejobs.org

Position Summary:
The Hospice RN is responsible for providing skilled nursing care services to patients through Hospice serving a delineated geographic area under this specialized program. This includes providing nursing care to patients in their residence on the basis of the individualized Hospice Plan of Care developed and monitored by the Hospice Interdisciplinary Team that includes the primary physician. This position requires substantial specialized knowledge, judgment, and skill based upon the principles of biological, physiological, behavioral and sociological sciences. The RN uses critical thinking skills in making decisions regarding patient care that includes knowledge and integration of relevant standards, resources, and data. The RN delegates the performance of selected patient care tasks to competent individuals in selected situations. The RN delegating the task retains the responsibility and accountability for the care and coordination of care for the patient. Acting as the patient advocate, the RN has continuous contact with physicianÂ’s, patients, patient families/significant others, contracted facilities, community agencies, patient care staff, and management.

Minimum Requirements:
One year Home Health or Hospice experience preferred
Minimum of one (1) year Medicare Certified Home Health or Hospice experience preferred

Education/Licenses/Certifications:
Bachelor's degree in Nursing, or obtained within three years from the initial date of hire
Licensed in the State of Washington as a Registered Nurse
Current CPR Certification
National Certification in Hospice and Palliative Nursing preferred


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