Full-Time On-Call Hospice RN-Night Shift at St. Peter's Health Partners

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Location: Catskill, New York

Job Description:

Employment Type:

Full time


Night Shift



The Community Hospice has a wonderful opportunity for a FT RN on-call position to work as part of our Hospice Care Team caring for patients and families in the Columbia/Greene county region. This is a full-time On-Call Visit Nurse position. As an RN you will provide care to patients in their residences in collaboration with our Hospice team after hours and on every other weekend. A majority of the hours are evenings and nights during the week from 4pm-8am. This does require an every other weekend commitment with 24 hour coverage. The On-Call nurse will never be bored as they will help those in need with medication, supply deliveries or more urgent matters like a patient in need of getting their end of life symptoms managed. Finally, they will demonstrate SPHP's Standards of Behavior and Core Values.

The Hospice OnCall RN's are responsible for:

  • Symptom management in collaboration with the patient's community physician and/or the hospice medical director on call.

  • -Listening and responding appropriately to patients/families and providing support in crisis situations

  • --Providing patient/family education.

  • -Assisting with coordinating care

The work schedule includes evenings/nights and a rotation requirement of every other weekend.

As a member of our caring, compassionate health care professionals, you'll enjoy outstanding benefits such as pay rates based upon experience, great shift differentials,tuition assistance, great co-workers, and a warm, welcoming work environment.

The Community Hospice provides a thorough orientation and supportive work environment! Apply today for more information!

Minimum Requirements:

  • Valid NYS RN license

  • Associate's degree in nursing

  • Valid driver license and reliable vehicle

  • 2 years + experience as a RN in an acute care environment

Preferred Requirements:

  • 1+ year of experience as an RN in home care

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing

  • Strong understanding of Hospice principals

  • Ability to learn/use an electronic medical record

  • Maintain the highest level of customer service

  • Strong ability to assess priorities

  • Highest level of interpersonal skills to establish and maintain relationships with patients, families, physicians and coworkers

  • Ability to work independently

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Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
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