Hospice NurseHospice of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA
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Hospice of Dubuque is a non-profit organization that has been providing hospice services since 1983. The organization's mission of "providing compassionate care for the terminally ill and their loved ones" is accomplished through an interdisciplinary team of volunteers and professional paid staff. This Medicare/Medicaid certified agency provides hospice care to terminally ill residents of the Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin tri-state area. Bereavement services and community educational programs are also provided by the agency. Hospice of Dubuque is funded by third party reimbursement and community support.
Hospice Nurse: Hospice of Dubuque, the community’s nonprofit hospice, seeks a Registered Nurse to perform client case management and direct patient care. As a member of the Hospice Interdisciplinary Team, this individual will participate in the development of each patient’s plan of care. This individual will also participate in night and weekend on-call rotation. The Hospice Nurse must be able to effectively assess, and skillfully respond to, the needs of patients and families in a variety of settings and situations.
Candidates should possess compassion, sensitivity and dedication, as well as strong problem-solving skills. Although hospice care is a specialty, Hospice of Dubuque will provide the orientation, mentoring and ongoing education necessary for the Hospice Nurse to be competent in the care he/she will be providing. Hospice of Dubuque offers a supportive, client-driven work environment that enables employees to grow as professionals, while performing work that makes a difference in the lives of the patients and families receiving hospice care.
RN with minimum one year work experience required. BSN preferred. Two or more years of experience preferred. Candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Individual must be licensed in Iowa, and willing to obtain Illinois/Wisconsin license if not already licensed there. Competitive wage and benefits package. See complete job description at www.hospiceofdubuque.org under the “Contact Us” tab.
Send resume to:
Lavonne Noel, Hospice of Dubuque,
1670 JFK Rd, Dubuque, IA 52002.