Providence Health & Services RN - Hospice Sound in Lacey, Washington
Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) (Hospice Sound, Day Shift, Per Diem) to SCS Hospice in Lacey, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
This position involves certified nursing work managing the plan of care for Hospice patients. This position provides direct health care services to Hospice patients and their families in their homes, and must demonstrate independent clinical expertise throughout the nursing process. This position works collaboratively with members of the interdisciplinary hospice team, and oversees the work of appropriate caregivers (such as Hospice Aides and/or LPN) to ensure quality patient care and to enhance the quality of life of dying patients. This position is supervised by a Hospice Clinical Manager, through patient care documentation and electronic medical records, written and verbal communication, and direct observation of patient care. Shift, schedule and caseload may vary depending on position assignment.
In this position you will:
Nursing care needs are assessed as needed for a defined group of clients; after a referral, an accurate history and physical exam will be performed; documents assessment data within 24 hours of home visit.
Determines priorities of client care based on client's needs and available resources; manages time effectively; prioritizes client's needs effectively.
Provides information to client & significant others regarding diagnosis, interventions & available resources.
Maintains open communication to client & significant others.
Assesses, plans, implements & evaluates educational needs and readiness of client & significant others to learn; develops individualized teaching plan tailored to the client's goals; implements & documents teaching plan; provides concise teaching materials & practical technique demonstrations that are for the home setting; modifies plan after evaluation process as needed; provides or assists patient and significant others in obtaining equipment & supplies necessary to provide quality care; encourages compliance with therapeutic nursing and medical regimes.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of a school of nursing
Two (2) years nursing experience required
Current Washington State Registered Nurse License
Valid Washington State driver’s license, insured and reliable transportation
Healthcare Provider BLS/CPR certification
Preferred qualification for this position include:
- One (1) year hospice, home health, skilled nursing facility, medical/surgical, or oncology.
About the ministry you will serve.
Providence SoundHomeCare and Hospice, in Olympia, Washington, is a home health and hospice ministry serving patients in their places of residence throughout Mason, Lewis and Thurston counties in Washington state. Our team brings the Providence tradition of excellence into the home setting, and work together with physicians, patients, family members and insurance providers to meet each patient's unique needs. Providence SoundHomeCare and Hospice is a non-profit, state licensed and Medicare certified agency.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Home Health Nursing
Req ID: 316599