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Hospice - Registered Nurse

Grand Junction, CO
**This organization is one of the leading hospice organizations in the U.S. We bring nearly 25 years of experience to our 450 patients and 150 home-based palliative care patients every day.** **This organization offers competitive Pay & Benefits, Ongoing Education, Mentoring and Support, and a Holistic & Team Centered Approach to Care. Work with our team of RN professionals and a caring supportive management team!** **Why Western Colorado? Enjoy over 300 days of sunshine a year, breath-taking scenery, skiing, hiking and mountain biking all just beyond your front door. Grand Junction is home to more than 20 local wineries, countless festivals throughout the year and a lively historic downtown with fun activities for the whole family.** **We are looking for a Night Registered RN to join our talented team.** SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The Night Registered Nurse is specially trained in the hospice concept to provide on-call services for the personal, physical and emotional needs of the patient and family. Duties may include triaging calls, making routine and urgent visits, presentations and admissions, and attending deaths. The After Hours Nurse may be responsible for patient care in any setting, home, nursing home, assisted living, hospital or Hospice Care Center. QUALIFICATIONS - RN with current Colorado licensure; graduate from an accredited school of nursing, BSN required. Current CPR required. One year Hospice or three years of medical/surgical, oncology, or comparable hospital experience. Valid Colorado driver's license and unlimited access to reliable transportation. Ability to set priorities and follow through. Participates in the on-call, holiday, and weekend and after hours programs. Reads, writes and speaks English in a manner that can be understood by others. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Medium Work exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally (i.e. up to 1/3 of the time) to move objects, including the human body. Frequent walking and standing. EOE/AA/M/F/Disabled/Veteran
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