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Stella Maris RN Hospice Nurse for Home Care in Timonium, Maryland

As a leader in eldercare for nearly 70 years, we are always looking for qualified people to join the Stella Maris team. Our team includes nurses, certified geriatric nursing assistants, social workers, chaplains, therapists and other caregivers and support staff. If you are interested in becoming a part of our highly committed team of employees, please consider applying today.

JOB SUMMARY:

$7,500 SIGN ON BONUS

The essential function of this position is to provide hospice nursing and palliative care to terminally ill patients in their home. The hospice nurse will ensure the highest level of care is provided to our patients as they transition to end-of- life care. Professionalism and compassion are essential to success in this role.

AREA: West Baltimore County/City

This position requires daily travel in assigned region

SHIFT: Mon-Fri (8am-4:30pm)

DUTIES:

  • Assess and admit patients to home hospice programs.

  • Develop plan of care in collaboration with patients, families, physicians and members of the care team

  • Provide new patients with information on home care hospice services and provide initial patient education

  • Maintain proper documentation in the patient health record to maintain regulatory compliance

  • Provide both physical and emotional support to patients by honoring the patient and family with compassion and care at this pivotal time.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • RN or LPN licensure in the State of Maryland

  • Current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification

  • Prior experience in hospice or home health strongly preferred

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

  • Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN) a plus

  • Commitment to Stella Maris Hospice’s philosophy of care, values, mission statement and organizational culture

  • Willingness to serve on-call

    Stella Maris offers an excellent benefit package including competitive salary, excellent health benefits, PTO, and bonus programs.

    Stella Maris is an equal opportunity employer.

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