Hospice House RN

Gloversville, NY
Full-time


Mountain Valley Hospice is looking to expand its Interdisciplinary Team to serve patients in Fulton, Montgomery, Hamilton and Saratoga Counties. We are currently seeking an RN to become a member of our team who will work in our Hospice Home. The RN must be available to work weekends and evenings (3-11pm). This is a full-time, permanent position.

Responsibilities:

  • Visit patients to administer comprehensive physical assessments and check symptoms.
  • Communicate with patients and their family to educate them on their plan of care, and how they can properly care for themselves.
  • Document assessments and any communication with the patient and their family.
  • Work with patients and their families to determine what their needs are, and ensure that they are met.
  • Act in a professional and interpersonal manner with patients and their family.
  • Coordinate with physicians to keep them up to date on the status and condition of patients.
  • Work with the necessary community providers regarding patient care.
  • Supervise and counsel the healthcare staff.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.
  • Must have a Nursing Degree from an accredited school, and be registered to practice in NY State.
  • 2+ years of previous experience working as an RN administering clinical and direct patient care.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Must be compassionate and willing to work with families and patients going through tough times.
  • Valid NY State Driver’s License is required.

Job Type: Full-time

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