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Visit Nurse

Hosparus Health of Northeast Louisville, 6200 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America Req #169
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Hosparus Health starts with a compassionate team, committed to our mission of creating more moments for our patients facing advanced illness or end of life care. Our premier model of care supports patients and their families with a holistic, team-based approach, wherever the patient chooses to call home. Hosparus Health empowers its people to provide the care our patients want to receive, with a level of service we describe as “above and beyond.” Don’t just find a job. Join our team and help us create more moments for our patients and enrich our communities with compassionate care.

Position Summary:
The Visit Registered Nurse is responsible to assess and identify patient/family needs, and to plan, implement, evaluate and document the individualized hospice nursing care provided to a patient in accordance with the interdisciplinary plan of care and the policies and expectations of the Clinical Services Department. The Visit Nurse is responsible for care coordination and collaboration among the Interdisciplinary Group and other medical providers, and supervises the hospice care provided by Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants. Assigned patients may be in a home, skilled nursing facility, assisted living facility, or acute care setting. The Visit Registered Nurse may make visits to home patients specific to team nurse coverage needs, unplanned visits, visits to follow up on new admissions as needed, conduct admission visit for medically eligible patients into Hosparus Health care, or conduct facility to home admissions as needed. The Visit Registered Nurse demonstrates excellence in nursing practice for assignments and is supportive of the organization’s needs in providing nursing care and services to all Hosparus Health patients.

Position Qualifications:
• RN with current RN licensure in the state of Kentucky and/or Indiana as required by designated position, or the ability to obtain required license/s upon offer of position. • BSN desired. • Certification in hospice/palliative care preferred. • Two years of nursing experience required. • Knowledge of palliative care helpful. • Must have a valid driver’s license in accordance to policy. Use of technology-based tools, including use of electronic medical record, strongly preferred.

Hosparus Health provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Other details

  • Job Family RN
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Hosparus Health of Northeast Louisville, 6200 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America