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Registered Nurse (RN) - Hospice Inpatient - Full-Time Day

Company: Prisma Health
Location: Greenville
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.

Job Summary

The hospice registered nurse utilizes the nursing process to provide hospice and palliative care to the terminally ill patient, regardless of their age, and supportive care to the patient's family in the Hospice House.

Adheres to all compliance and policy and procedure requirements of the organization including, but not limited to: licensure renewal, assigned training, employee health screenings, time and attendance policy, dress code policy, patient confidentiality, infection control, medication administration. Demonstrates knowledge of regulatory agency requirements (The Joint Commission, DHEC). Provides care within the scope of the SC Nursing Practice Act.

This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus of $10,000 for external candidates through March 1, 2023.


Assessment and Planning

a. Assesses patient physiological, psychosocial, developmental, environmental needs, and the
- - - families' need for supportive care. Considers the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of the
- - - patient/family when assessing the patient's needs. Assesses pain and other symptoms. Offers
- - - input into the interdisciplinary Plan of Care based on assessments. Provides assessment to
- - - physician. Documents assessments in the medical record .

b. Develops an individualized nursing and a CNA plan of care, as needed, seeking input from the
- - - patient and family. Monitors and updates the plans of care, as needed, due to changes in status
- - - and family needs.

c. Assess for, and provides education to, patient/family. Monitors the patient's/family's need for
- - - additional services and refers to other members of the hospice team.

d. Develops a plan of care for the time of death that meets the express wishes of the patient/family.


a.Performs appropriate nursing interventions with thorough and timely documentation in patient's
- - chart. -Utilizes standing orders and medical authorization guidelines to guide practice.

b. Reports assessment findings and changes in patient's condition to physician; -makes

- - recommendations.

c. Recognizes the family decision-making role and patient's right to self-determination.

d. Oversees CNA's performance of the Plan of Care according to requirements.


Evaluates the the effectiveness of specific interventions and the resulting movement toward goals. The evaluation process is reflected by patient's response to any treatment and/or medication administered, patient's disease progression and family's response to change, patient's progress toward goals and achieved outcomes, patient/family response to teaching, family caregiver's potential and current ability to cope with the physical and emotional demands of their role in patient's care, and cultural needs and/or developmental needs. -


Understands the importance of continued support for the family during the process of bereavement through bereavement follow-up with patient's family, supporting the bereavement POC, attending funeral, visitations or memorial services whenever possible, and attending scheduled bereavement program events, supporting those families served. Is knowledgeable of the process of grief/loss and demonstrates appropriate supportive interventions.


a. Facilitates continuity of care with other team members and other agencies through accurate and
- - - timely exchange of information. -Communicates on a regular basis with all staff/volunteers
- - - regarding patient status. Communicates with physicians and others, as needed, to coordinate and
- - - ensure quality care. Provides ongoing communication with all Hospice team members. Attends
- - - and participates in - team meetings, briefings and other related activities.

b. Communicates verbally and in writing with pharmacy, DME vendors, material management and insurance
- - - companies to help control agency costs.

c. Documents all clinical findings, interventions, physician orders, changes in the Plan of Care, -telephone calls, team conferences and referrals.

d. Initiates POC at time of death and notifies all appropriate persons/agencies. Completes all -discharge paperwork.

Agency Needs

Performs the following tasks in support of the general needs of the department:

a. Participates in review of quality data and makes appropriate recommendations for improvement.

b. Performs admission, evaluation visits and consultative services as requested.

c. Works on various projects and committees as requested.

d. Educates the public regarding end-of life issues.

e. Assists with the orientation and training of students/new employees/Volunteers.

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities

This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive.

Minimum Education

Associate's Degree- Nursing

Minimum Experience

No experience required.

2 years- Acute Care Nursing is preferred.

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses


Other Required Experience

BSN- Preferred

Experience in hospice or other home care services- Preferred -

Work Shift

Day (United States of America)


Greenville Memorial Med Campus


1067 Hospice - Upstate


10696050 Nursing Service

Share your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health. - - - - - - - -

---------------------A place where nurses thrive
At Prisma Health, each of our nurses brings their own unique characteristics to their jobs. But what binds us together is our common commitment to Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.---------------

RN sign-on bonus currently available
Now is the perfect time to join Prisma Health if you are an experienced RN with a minimum of 1-year acute care experience and licensed in South Carolina! We offer up to a $30,000 sign-on bonus for eligible full-time positions and $10,000 for part-time positions (minimum of 20 hours per week). Prisma Health requires a one-year commitment (we're confident you're going to love working here). We also offer relocation assistance!

Our team
Our team is comprised of nearly 29,000 people helping us change thousands of lives for the better every day.

A strong legacy of care

As South Carolina's largest private, non-profit healthcare system, and second-largest private company, we are here to create a better state of health for South Carolinians. Prisma Health is inspired to help people live their healthiest lives. As the most comprehensive integrated healthcare system in South Carolina, we're on a journey to transform the healthcare experience for our patients and their families.

That's why our team members are dedicated to living our purpose: -Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.

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