Community Care Hospice, a division of Community Visiting Nurse Association, is currently seeking a full time Hospice Registered Nurse based out of our Somerville, NJ office, servicing Middlesex and Somerset counties.
This position requires a professional nurse who is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care with the Inter-Disciplinary Team to the Hospice client in order to maintain and maximize the health and comfort of both the client and their family.
Responsibilities include providing direct care and case management services to individuals with varied health care needs in their homes.
Thorough knowledge of the current principles, practices, philosophy and objectives of hospice
Ability to provide direct care, symptom management and end of life support for patients and their families
Ability to perform comprehensive assessments
Ability to develop, monitor and update a comprehensive care plan
Ability to assess individual client needs and develop a plan of care for the home health aide
Ability to case manage, organize schedule and manage time effectively
Ability to communicate with the patient’s attending physician(s), the Hospice Medical Director and the IDT team as well as other community agencies in order to coordinate optimal care and use of available resources for the patient and their family.
Ability to work 1 weekend per month, 2 holidays per year and backup to on-call nurse when needed
Knowledge of community resources
Graduate of an approved college or school of nursing
Current New Jersey Registered Professional Nurse license
A minimum of one year of Hospice and/or home health experience required
Hospice Nurse Certification (CRNH) a plus
Community Visiting Nurse Association offers a comprehensive benefit package including medical, pension and vacation/personal/sick days. Qualified candidates are asked to complete an employment application on our website at www.communityvna.org and include a current, detailed resume.
Be part of the future of health care by providing care where patients want to be...At Home.
Community Visiting Nurse Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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About Community Visiting Nurse Association
Community Visiting Nurse Association is a non-profit, fully accredited Home Health Care agency serving Somerset, Middlesex and Warren counties. We are a 4 Star Medicare certified agency providing comprehensive and quality home care services to individuals in their homes.