Make the most of every moment –it’s the heart of our philosophy and mission at Capital Caring, a leader in hospice and palliative care in the DC metro region. We live our mission of improving the care of people facing life-limiting illness every day and are seeking a dedicated, Hospice Nurse (Extended Hours) to join us in our (insert) Neighborhood!
Our Core Values include:
Employment with Capital Caring comes with great benefits - with flexibility to choose the health and welfare plans to best meet your needs.
POSITION SUMMARY: The focus of the Hospice Nurse (Extended Hours) is to provide routine and scheduled visits as well as emergent critical need visits to patients in a timely manner over the extended hours schedule. The Hospice Nurse arranges for, teaches, and supervises the nursing care of patients in home care and facility settings in collaboration with other members of the Interdisciplinary Group. The Hospice Nurse makes nursing assessments and uses critical thinking skills to provide care based on evidence-based practice.
LICENSURE: Licensure from the governing body for nursing practice for the District of Columbia, State of Maryland, and/or the Commonwealth of Virginia.
EDUCATION: Nursing degree from NLN, CCNE nursing program. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of two years of medical-surgical nursing experience. Experience in Hospice, home health, community health, or oncology nursing preferred. CHPN preferred.