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Registered Nurse

Company: Avista Hospice
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Avista Hospice, is seeking a compassionate Full Time Hospice Nurse (RN) to provide care and support to terminally ill patients on our North Central Phoenix team! With our home offices in Mesa, AZ we need a team of dedicated nurses to assist our patients in Phoenix. Come join our value driven team at Avista Hospice - Where Kindness Counts!We are looking for a Full Time Hospice Nurse to provide care and support to terminally ill patients. Your presence and services should bring comfort to the person who faces the end of their lives and help them reach acceptance and peace of mind.For this role, we are looking for a registered nurse who sees the value of hospice care in alleviating pain and suffering. A compassionate nature and excellent interpersonal skills will make you a good candidate for this position. We expect you to be knowledgeable in caring for the terminally ill, performing tasks such as administering medication and providing emotional support.The goal is to help patients live their final days with dignity and comfort.Benefits (FULL TIME EMPLOYEES)Competitive PayPaid Time Off401k planEmployee Assistance ProgramMedical, Dental, Vision, and Life InsuranceResponsibilitiesCollaborate with physicians and other professionals to plan careMake frequent visits to the patient to evaluate their conditionProvide support and comfort according to individual patient's needsWork with caregivers to plan and execute excellent patient careHelp in administering medicationAlleviate sudden symptoms of the disease's end phaseNotify a doctor for a patient's condition when deemed necessaryAssist patients and their families with paperworkMaintain accurate and thorough recordsHelp relatives cope with the upcoming loss and provide post-mortem supportQualificationsRequirementsDedicated experience as hospice nurse,registered nurse, 1 year of experience preferredKnowledge of nursing care processes and medication guidelines/side-effectsCommitted to safety precautions and high ethical standardsProficient in EnglishSound judgement and attention to detailExcellent communication skills and a compassionate natureCool-tempered and patientComfortable with autonomy and community resource education

Keywords: Avista Hospice, Phoenix , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Phoenix, Arizona

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