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Facility: Good Shepherd Hospice Location: Port Jefferson, NY Department: Inpatient Center - Pt. Jeff Category: Nursing / Nursing Leadership Schedule: Per Diem Shift: Varied hours Hours: 7:00 pm - 7:30 am ReqNum: 6033195

Good Shepherd Hospice is a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island and an integral part of the health care ministry of the Diocese of Rockville Centre.Our organization promotes the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being both of the person completing life's journey and their family members, providing comprehensive and compassionate end-of-life care of the highest quality. Good Shepherd helps patients and their families live each day fully, focusing on quality of life, control of symptoms and the things that matter to them the most.

Our team of professionals, caregivers and trained volunteers are dedicated to providing both medical and emotional support to patients and families. We currently employ more than 200 staff members and have a volunteer core of over 100 dedicated people.

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The Hospice Inpatient Center RN is responsible for providing nursing care to hospice patients and/or family at the Good Shepherd Hospice Inpatient Center, focusing on symptom management, pain control and emotional support. The quality of care provided will be consistent with the Standards of Practice determined for the hospice program and the hospice plan of care.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of hospice concepts, philosophy, policies and procedures. Prior experience in home care, hospice and/or oncology preferred.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate from an NLN-Accredited nursing program. Baccalaureate degree preferred.
  • Current and valid NY State license to practice as a Registered Nurse.
  • One to two years recent general bedside nursing experience with good clinical skills.
  • Must have a current, valid NY State driver's license and own transportation.
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