Providence is calling a RN Nurse Clinician (0.9 FTE, Day Shift) to work in the Hospice Snohomish Senior & Community Services Hospice in Snohomish, WA
The Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Clinician will provide holistic care to terminally ill pediatric or adult patients and their families by assessing the needs of the patient, and then planning, coordinating, implementing, and as needed, revising the Plan of Care. The RN Nurse Clinician works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary hospice group (IDG)with the goals of anticipating changes in the patient's condition, avoiding crises, promoting patient and family choice, assuring continuity of care, and enhancing the quality of life of dying patients. Shift, schedule and caseload of shifts and caseload may vary according position assignment.
In this position you will:
Assess the needs of terminally ill hospice and palliative patients and families, with special attention to the symptoms and comfort of the dying patient
Develop and/or implement a holistic Hospice Plan of Care that includes medication, procedures, treatments, patient’s goals and family values
Implement nursing interventions based on the Plan of Care and Hospice policies and procedures
Anticipate disease progression and implications for symptom management
Inform patient and family of current and anticipated changes in patient condition as appropriate
Instruct patient and family in all aspects of care and end of life
Develop and/or update a Hospice Aide Plan of Care; provide supervision to Hospice Aides and LPN’s as required
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Associate's Degree/Bachelor's Degree in Nursing -or- equivalent education/experience
Current Washington State Driver's license
Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification
Demonstrated skills in clinical nursing assessment and treatment skills
Preferred qualifications for this position includes:
Current Washington State professional licensure or certification is required; hospice certification or advanced certification
One (1) year of Nursing experience; some pediatric nursing experience required for a position in the Stepping Stone or Carousel Programs
Prior Hospice, Homecare, Long Term Care, medical/surgical, and/or oncology experience
Knowledge of hospice and palliative care practices
About the ministry you will serve.
Providence Hospice of Seattle is a not-for-profit, community-based hospice ministry serving patients in their places of residence throughout King, and Pierce Counties in Washington state. Our skilled and compassionate team includes nurses, medical social workers, home health aides, chaplains, occupational/physical therapists, medical directors, grief support counselors and volunteers. We provide quality, timely, and comprehensive physical, emotional and spiritual care to patients at the end of life and their families
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.
Job Category: Hospice Nursing
Req ID: 348701