Presbyterian Homes & Services - Optage Hospice is seeking a
Registered Nurse to join our team as a Hospice Visit Nurse .
We are seeking RNs who wish to be a part of a care team that
focuses on supporting individuals and their families at the end of
life with compassion and dignity, and that can adapt to priorities
and work routines while supporting personal preferences of
clients. The Visit Nurse position provides the opportunity
for highly diverse nursing visits based on client need, and may
include admissions, coverage for RN Case Managers or end of life
visit needs to our patients throughout the metro area.
This full-time benefit position (.8 ? 1.0) includes
working some weekends with regularly scheduled days off
and includes a limited weekday on-call rotation.
Consider joining our team in providing compassionate and
high-quality care and services within a caring Christian
The Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) ensures quality and safe
delivery of hospice services to our clients in their home, skilled
nursing facility or assisted living setting and is responsible for
completion of assigned visits and admissions based on staffing and
The Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) ensures the client?s
individualized plan of care is implemented and makes necessary
revisions to address all problems. They provide coordination of
hospice services, maintaining continuity of client care with other
health professionals while identifying interdisciplinary care
needs. Hospice RNs utilize assessment, intervention, and teaching
skills to maximize patient comfort and to enhance the quality of
life for the patient/family.
Typical duties include providing ongoing assessments of
physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs of the patient
and family, provide education, supervision and counseling to the
client and their family/caregiver regarding care needs as
appropriate to client?s needs, providing accurate and appropriate
documentation of patient/family services.
Registered nurse with current licensure with the State Board of
Nursing in state(s) in which he/she practices. One year clinical
nursing experience preferred. One to Two (1-2) years of experience
in Hospice or Home care a plus.
Ability to work with patients and their caregivers during end of
life while in the home, hospital and other facility settings. Shows
sensitivity to persons in crisis while demonstrating good listening
Ability to work independently with self-discipline as well as
cooperatively as part of an interdisciplinary team.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational
skills including the ability to handle multiple priorities
accurately and timely to facilitate client and program needs.
Demonstrated knowledge of home care or hospice and palliative
care clinical practices. Strong knowledge of pain & symptom
Demonstrated Computer skills: able to document effectively in
Demonstrated compatibility with PHS's mission and operating
Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the
English language to communicate with all customers.
Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), based in St. Paul,
Minnesota, is a non-profit, faith-based organization providing a
broad array of high quality housing choices, care and service
options for older adults. 6,400 employees serve 25,000 older adults
through 45 PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota,
Wisconsin and Iowa, and through Optage® home and community
services. Established in 1955, PHS has earned the reputation as an
innovative leader concerned with promoting independence, vitality
and well-being for those they serve.
We believe employees are the most important resource in our
ministry and we are committed to an environment where employees are
valued and empowered to make a difference. With a strong commitment
to grow our employees from within, the development opportunities
with us are virtually unlimited. We offer competitive wages,
opportunities for advancement, ongoing training, and incredible
benefits like education assistance and nursing loan
If you have a desire to honor God by enriching the lives and
touching the hearts of older adults, consider answering the call
and join our team.
PHS is an EEO/AA employer. All applicants will receive
consideration for employment regardless of their race, color,
creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation,
disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public