Our Promise of ComfortAt Hospice of Washington DC, we have a single passion and focus: hospice. Our team members adhere to the highest standards, not only in their work but in character. Each team member is expected to: exhibit strong levels of teamwork with respect and accountability, communicate clearly and honestly, be compassionate and accepting of all persons, and confidently perform tasks to the best of their knowledge and ability with the utmost confidence in themselves and our organization.Our Mission: To enhance the quality of life, by maintaining patient dignity and comfort, while providing excellent service to our patients and families through hiring and developing the very best hospice staff.Our Purpose: We create a compassionate circle of support for our patients and families by providing the finest individualized end of life care.Hospice of Washington DC is currently seeking healthcare professionals to fill the following position: Hospice RN / Visit Nurse (PRN)Position is located in Washington DC. Job Summary: Hospice of Washington DC is seeking compassionate, emotionally mature professionals to be responsible for providing assessments, plans, and care to patients and families that maximize comfort, maximize health, and are in accordance with interdisciplinary team plan of care. These competent and experienced health care professional s should exhibit behaviors of accountability, flexibility, respect, and collaboration to help Hospice of Washington DC fulfill its common purpose of creating a compassionate circle of support for our patients and families by providing the finest, individualized end-of-life care. All team members are expected to have well developed customer service skills and must demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy of Hospice Care for the terminally ill.Qualifications: Previous experience in hospice and/or home health is preferred.Current proof of licensure/registration in the District of Columbia. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Minimum one year experience in geriatrics and/or medical surgical nursing. Demonstrated independence in providing clinical care. Demonstrated time management and organizational skills. Excellent oral/written communication and interpersonal skills; ability to comprehend written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Demonstrated active listening skills. Must have reliable transportation, valid driver's license, and the minimum state required liability automobile insurance or access to reliable transportation.Our Quality Standards while working on our team includes actively engaging in the following: Team work - Our highest priority is for our employees to form and function as a cohesive team. Communication - Show strong levels of honesty regardless of the situation and be sensitive when communicating with others while expressing empathy.Compassion - Understanding, empathy and compassion are the cornerstones of what we do.Competency - Must provide the most accurate information; demonstrating the highest possible quality of work.Hospice of Washington DC offers a variety of Team Member Benefits that include: Competitive salaries and paid leave time program, Additional benefits based on employment status (hours worked)Hospice of Washington DC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all people without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by statute, and to promote the full realization of an inclusive employment and service policy. Additionally, Hospice of Washington DC performs post-offer background checks, to include criminal background checks, drug screen, physical, and TB test, and a minimum of three (3) reference checks are performed through the local Human Resources department.
Keywords: registered nurse, hospice, home health, nursing, geriatrics
American Hospice - 2 years ago
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