On-Call Hospice Nurse in 1936 West Point Pike at Acts Hospice

Date Posted: 7/5/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Join our team at Acts Retirement-Life Communities!

Acts believes strongly in providing our employees with great benefits, such as tuition reimbursement, scholarship programs, professional development programs, university partnerships, employee discounts, employee appreciation events, wellness initiatives, and much more!

Competitive wages, & mileage reimbursement!  24/7 On-call support staff available.

Acts Hospice is currently seeking qualified candidates for our Hospice On-Call RN position.  This position requires on-call availability M-F between the hours of 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.

The Hospice RN is a member of the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) and is responsible to coordinate the implementation of each hospice plan of care.  The Hospice RN ensures that the needs of the hospice participant and family are professionally and compassionately met according to the attending physician’s orders and the IDT Plan of Care.  The Hospice RN also serves as an advocate and educator for improved care of all people who are terminally ill.  Our Hospice staff does not travel to multiple locations, as all our residents live in our gated communities.

We are proud to offer a full benefits package, including:

  • Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan (w/ company match)
  • Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Career Advancement Opportunities

 And much more!

Job Requirements

Critical Skills and Knowledge Necessary

• The critical skills and knowledge required to successfully perform the functions of this position are normally obtained thru RN licensure in the state of Pennsylvania, pursuit or completion of a BSN degree, and 2-3 years RN experience in hospice or a transferable, clinical venue such as home care, geriatrics, or oncology. On the job training is required to learn hospice computer software and hospice policy and procedures. Certification in hospice and palliative nursing within two years of employment is strongly encouraged.

Physical Demands

• Lifting up to 20 pounds frequently.
• Sitting, walking, standing, stooping, crouching frequently.
• Able to reach from below knee to above shoulder.
• Able to hear and see and speak clearly.
• Ability to drive 1-2 hours per day.

Environmental Conditions

• May be exposed to blood, body tissue and fluids.

Hours of Operation

• 40 hours per week, additional hours may be necessary
• Standard 8 hour shift is 8:30am - 5:00pm
• Shared on call responsibilities