Hospice RN
MultiCare Health System - Tacoma, WA

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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.

Minimum Requirements:
Minimum of two years Medicare Certified Home Health or Hospice experience preferred. Oncology nursing experience preferred.

Education/Licenses/Certifications:
Current WA state RN license. National Certification in Hospice and Palliative Nursing preferred. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.

Additional Information

MultiCare is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity at all levels of our organization. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

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