Location: Ashtabula, OH
JOIN US IN MAKING THE MOST OF EVERY DAY!
Hospice of The Western Reserve operates in celebration of the individual worth of each life, we strive to relieve suffering, enhance comfort, promote quality of life, foster choice in end-of-life care and support effective grieving.
We believe that our success starts with our greatest asset: OUR EMPLOYEES!
We live our shared core values in everything we do:
COMPASSION. EXCELLENCE. EQUALITY. INTEGRITY. SERVICE. STEWARDSHIP.
We have a passion for purpose driven work! Do you?
JOIN OUR FAMILY!
Learn more about us at https://hospicewr.org
"You matter because you are you, and you matter to the end of your life.
We will do all we can not only to help you die peacefully, but also to live until you die."
Dame Cicely Saunders
General Responsibility: To facilitate HWR’s efforts to relieve suffering, enhance comfort, promote quality of life and foster choice in the presence of an advanced serious illness for all patients and families. The practice is based on competent clinical knowledge and focuses on clinical practice, education, collaboration, consultation and research related to palliative care.
- Participates in development and implementation of new programs that affect clinical practice
- Performs holistic patient assessment. Prescribes for symptom management and/or recommends symptom management to primary care providers.
- Performs medical history and physical exam in collaboration with the physician to develop a plan of care
- Coordinates care with team members and health care professionals involved in patient and family plan of care
- Reviews medical record including physician/consultant notes, lab and diagnostic test results. Formulates plan of care based on above data
- Provides follow-up to reassess the plan of care as determined by patient’s goals and needs
- Participates in analyzing and evaluating clinical practice standards in terms of cost and quality
- Ensures quality care across the continuum as an expert in palliative care
- Facilitates and/or participates in Transdisciplinary team conferences
- Serves as a consultant to staff caring for patients in hospitals, long-term care settings and home settings
·Maintains a current Registered Nurse license in state of Ohio
·Maintains a current Certificate of Authority in state of Ohio
·Master of Nursing Degree
·Minimum of two years in clinical setting
·Must be flexible and have problem solving skills, prioritize and demonstrate healthy coping strategies
Click here to apply
Back to job listings
About Hospice of the Western Reserve
Hospice of the Western Reserve provides palliative end-of-life care, caregiver support, and bereavement services throughout Northern Ohio. In celebration of the individual worth of each life, we strive to relieve suffering, enhance comfort, promote quality of life, foster choice in end-of-life care and support effective grieving.