RN - Outpatient

Lower Cape Fear Hospice Jacksonville, NC

At Lower Cape Fear Hospice, our Vision is to serve everyone touched by a life-limiting illness. Our Mission is to provide the highest level of care and comfort to patients with life-limiting illness, support and counsel families and provide education to the community; we Value Teamwork, Commitment, Excellence, Compassion and Respect.

We are currently seeking a Registered Nurse – Outpatient to join our group of dedicated and experienced professionals. This is an outstanding opportunity to join our well-established non-profit organization.

Job Description

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Utilizes all aspects of the Nursing Process (assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation) with appropriate skill to effectively manage the Plan of Care for each patient.

  • Provides appropriate and pertinent patient education to the patient/family according to the Plan of Care to facilitate optimal patient and family comfort and support in life limiting illness.

  • Appropriately documents and communicates all required information in accordance with agency policies and procedures, accreditation, regulation, and legal requirements.

  • Effectively and appropriately delegates specific patient care duties to LPNs and NAs.

  • Annually continues personal development to enhance practice and profession.

  • Organizes and performs work effectively and efficiently.

  • Maintains and adjusts schedule to enhance program performance.

  • Demonstrates positive interpersonal relations in dealing with all members of the team.

  • Maintains and promotes customer satisfaction.

  • Effectively demonstrates the mission, vision, and values of Lower Cape Fear Hospice on a daily basis.

  • Must evaluate services of aide in home every 14 days. The aide does not need to be present.

  • Annual onsite evaluation and supervisory visit of the hospice aide.

  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently while managing the care of hospice patients.


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing, either through an AD, Diploma or BSN program required.

  • Current license to practice professional nursing in the State of North Carolina/South Carolina required.

  • Two years’ nursing experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer at least one year Home Care or Hospice or related oncology experience.

Compensation & Benefits

Lower Cape Fear Hospice offers competitive salaries and an outstanding benefits package. The range and quality of the agency’s employee benefits reflect the importance placed on excellence and loyalty. Please visit our website for more information.

http://www.hospiceandlifecarecenter.org/about/careers/

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