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Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse

  • 486374
  • Registered Nurse
  • February 03, 2020
  • 4021 Avenue B
  • Scottsbluff, NE 69361
  • 13 Weeks
  • March 10, 2020
  • Onward
  • Temporary
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Job Description & Requirements

Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse

The Hospice Registered Nurse utilizes a combination of nursing process, theoretical and experiential knowledge to assist in implementing and modifying the Hospice Plan of Care for terminally ill infants, children, adolescents and adults. Collaboration with the family/caregivers, attending physician and the Hospice Interdisciplinary Team is essential. The Hospice Registered Nurse provides care to the patient/family in the setting the patient calls home, whether that be a private residence, assisted living facility, group home , acute or long term care facility. Reports To: HomeCare/Palliative Care/Hospice Director EDUCATION: Minimum requirement of Associate Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing. LICENSURE: Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nebraska without restriction. EXPERIENCE: Two or more years’ experience in nursing with medical/surgical nursing, oncology or palliative care nursing. Hospice nursing experience preferred. Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing is preferred.

Required Qualifications

Two or more years’ experience in nursing with medical/surgical nursing, oncology or palliative care nursing. Hospice nursing experience preferred. Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing is preferred.

Facility Location

Scottsbluff welcomes visitors with two towering natural landmarks, Scotts Bluff National Monument and Chimney Rock. These iconic formations speak to the rich cultural and geographic history of the city, which was founded in 1900. Fans of the outdoors have no shortage of things to do in Scottsbluff, with the North Platte River close by and plenty of rugged rock to explore at the National Monument. Five Rocks Amphitheater in nearby Gering offers music fans and fans of the performing arts something to get excited about, airing movies and putting on festivals and concerts throughout the summer months. History buffs will want to check out the areas copious museums and participate in the Oregon Trail Wagon Train to learn the cultural and historical intricacies of the region.

Job Benefits

Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:

  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses

About the Company

Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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