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Hospice Nurses provide care to critically ill patients during the final stages of their lives. Example resumes of Hospice Nurses include such skills as ensuring that the patient dies with dignity and that his or her family understands the dying process, and administering medications to patients. Resumes of Hospice Nurses should reflect an associate's or bachelor's degree in nursing as a minimum educational requirement, though some candidates also possess master's degrees in the field of hospice nursing. Candidates should also have acquired licensing and certification.

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1

Hospice Nurse

Provided compassionate care for critically ill patients and worked closely with families during the final stages of life

  • Maintained comfort and quality of life, and alerted physicians about changes in patients' condition
  • Provided continuous and precise assessment of patients pain and comfort levels
  • Communicated all pertinent information and evaluations through clear and concise documentation
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
Clinical Evaluation
2

Neurocontinuum House Supervisor/rn Floor Nurse/hospice Nurse

Worked in collaboration with other House Supervisors in the management of daily unit operations

  • Staffing, personnel management, environmental monitoring, discharge planning, performance improvement, risk management, short term problem solving and assumed accountability for the nursing unit during the absence of the Nurse Manager.
  • Ensured compliance with required reports, documents, records, and files on a daily basis
  • Provided patient care rehabilitation to Traumatic Brain Injury patients
  • Attended Team Conferences with the Physical Therapy, Case Manager, Neurologist, Wound Care and Worker's Comp Case managers for updates on patient's condition.
  • Worked closely with Neurology Physician Assistant in the management of Neuropharm for TBI patients from 18 years of age on up • Assisted Floor Nurse with the management of Respiratory/Trach Care, Peg Tube care, IV starts, etc.
  • Trained new hires in bed side procedures, handling emergency patients, and transferring to the appropriate level of care
  • Provided care to terminally ill patients in crisis in hospice inpatient unit; Educated and supported caregivers
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Certificate
Adn
3

Hospice Nurse Case Manager

Provided palliative/end of life care to patients in their homes, assisted living facilities, and long-term care facilities

  • Managed physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual needs of patients and families as they journeyed through end of life issues
  • Communicated daily with interdisciplinary team including physicians, social worker, chaplain, nursing assistants, volunteer coordinator, and other hospice nurses
  • Developed and implemented individualized plan of care via computerized documentation
  • Utilized critical thinking, communication, time management, and problem solving skills
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AAS
Human Services
BS
Bachelor of Science
4

Private Hospice Nurse

Effectively assessed the needs of the hospice patient and family in regards to physical, spiritual and psychological dimensions of care

  • Monitored and documented significant changes in the condition of the patient
  • Provided in home patient care including, but not limited to, activities of daily living, patient hygiene and pain control
  • Empathic, coherent communication with patient and family
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Nursing Assistant I And
AS
Nursing
5

Inpatient Unit Hospice Nurse

Initial and ongoing assessment of each patient's physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs in an hospital
setting.

  • Educated patients and families on end of life care.
  • Managed and administered IV drips, ventilators, etc
  • Attended daily patient rounds, shared professional knowledge, and make appropriate recommendations regarding clinical and programmatic needs of patients
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Nursing
6

Direct Contact to Hospice Nurse

Clients and prescribers to coordinate timely retrieval of required documentation to facilitate dispensing of medications.

  • Provided assistance with PBM billing for after hours support. Assisted as an IPU Technician.
  • Coordinate First Dose Response.
  • Communicate prescription needs and issues related to dispensing a CII medication(s) to hospice(s) and prescriber(s). Assisted Pharmacist with on call Support in every area needed
  • Provided quality assistance to Pharmacist in Daily Pharmacy Operations.
  • Input Prescriptions information, Supervised Technicians,
  • Verify and process third party insurance information.
  • Maintained and managed Pharmacy inventory.
  • Trained Technicians and Pharmacy Cashiers.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
Political Science
7

Registered Hospice Nurse

Provided in-home hospice care to those who qualified.

  • Coordinated care between health providers, patient, family members, and ancillary services.
  • Implemented or revised patient care plans reflecting changes in patients' condition.
  • Educated family members on the uses, effects, and side effects of medications.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Science Of Nursing
8

Hospice Nurse

Cared for terminally ill patients in the home setting.

  • Assessed for changes in patients and monitored their progression toward death.
  • Ordered and administer medications per Doctors orders.
  • Drafted medical reports and delivered information to interdisciplinary team
  • Comfort grieving family members
  • Respond to emergency situations
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
9

Hospice Nurse

Employed within two distinct hospice agencies involving multiple hospice settings (home care, assisted living, independent living, long term care, highly skilled in-patient hospice care unit)

  • Primary care nurse responsible for the ongoing nursing assessment and implementation of individualized care plan for persons receiving hospice care.
  • Collaborated with Medical Doctor to provide expertise in pain management and comfort control measures inherent to the management of symptoms associated with disease progression.
  • Provided physical, emotional, spiritual encouragement and support to patient and their support system through on going education, personal care assistance, active listening, validation of feelings and hospice presence.
  • Collaborated weekly and as needed with interdisciplinary team comprised of physician, social worker, spiritual care coordinator, music and art therapist, personal care assistant, volunteers and family members.
Candidate Info
41
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BSN
Nursing
10

On-call Hospice Nurse

Responsible for providing patient care and the delivery of quality comfort care to patients and their families after regular work hours

  • Develops a detailed Plan of Care for each assigned patient in conjunction with IDT, patient, and family
  • Reports to the attending physician, hospice medical director, and core team members any significant changes in the patient's condition and requests change of orders as needed
  • Responsible for pain and symptom control of each patient visited
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Nursing

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