Willamette Valley Hospice is a non-profit business that helps families through one of the most difficult times of their lives – losing a loved one. The comfort, compassion, teaching, and empowerment you provide as an RN Case Manager can help hospice patients and their families make the most of their time left together. We’re looking for hospice nurses that want to use their passion and expertise as part of a team to provide the best care possible for hospice patients. The successful candidate will be available full-time, (40 hrs) Monday through Friday with occasional on-call hours.
Fully use your professional skills and training, including critical thinking, teaching and assessment skills as you provide services to patients, families and caregivers in their own homes and facilities
Use your teaching skills to empower family caregivers as you guide them through the end of life journey and help them identify their options for care to optimize quality of life
Coordinate the care of hospice patients, working as part of an interdisciplinary team to meet the holistic needs of the patient and their family/caregivers
Provide caring, professional nursing services to hospice patients as indicated by the plan of care you develop with the interdisciplinary team
Perform initial and ongoing assessments of patients, developing and revising the plan of care as needed
Provide timely documentation and communication of assessments, planning and interventions
Manage your own daily schedule working within the guidelines of agency policy and hospice regulatory requirements
Current Oregon RN license is a must.
Minimum one year of recent clinical experience as RN. We prefer two years of hospice, oncology and/or home health experience
Prefer certification as Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse
Current CPR certification
Possess excellent clinical nursing skills, superior ability to problem-solve, and commitment to continued learning and skill improvement
Must be willing to work in a variety of patient settings: care facilities, hospitals, patient homes, as well as work out of the WVH office when necessary
Ability to excel in high-stress situations and manage multiple priorities
Computer competency and electronic medical recording keeping experience
Ability to regularly walk bend, stoop, kneel, push, pull, grasp, reach, handle, and lift up to 50 lbs unassisted
Current Oregon driver’s license, dependable transportation, and proof of current automobile insurance
Must be able and willing to drive own vehicle to and from patient locations
Internal Number: RN 3.21
About Willamette Valley Hospice & Palliative Care
Willamette Valley Hospice, a non-profit organization founded in 1978 and based in Salem, Oregon, provides comprehensive hospice care services, palliative care, grief services, and support for those patients and families facing serious or life-limiting illness. Through its mission, Willamette Valley Hospice supports adults and children living with a serious or life-limiting illness throughout Marion and Polk counties and beyond.