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Providence Health & Services RN Hospice Nurse Resident in Tukwila, Washington


Providence is calling a RN Hospice Nurse Resident (Hospice Seattle, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to SCS Hospice in Tukwila, Washington.

The RN Hospice Nurse Resident provides holistic care to terminally ill pediatric or adult patients and their families by assessing the needs of the patient, and then planning, coordinating, implementing, and as needed, revising the Plan of Care. This position works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary hospice group (IDG) with the goals of anticipating changes in the patient's condition, avoiding crises, promoting patient and family choice, ensuring continuity of care, and enhancing the quality of life of dying patients. Shift, schedule and caseload of shifts and caseload may vary according position assignment.

In this position you will:

  • Assesses the needs of terminally ill hospice and palliative patients and families, with special attention to the symptoms and comfort of the dying patient.

  • Develops and/or implements a holistic Hospice Plan of Care that includes medication, procedures, treatments, patient’s goals and family values.

  • Implements nursing interventions based on the Plan of Care and Hospice policies and procedures.

  • Anticipates disease progression and implications for symptom management.

  • Informs patient and family of current and anticipated changes in patient condition as appropriate.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing

  • Current license as a Registered Nurse in the state of Washington

  • Current Washington State Driver's license

  • Automobile insurance

  • Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • Prior Hospice, Homecare, Long Term Care, medical/surgical, and/or oncology experience

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Hospice of Seattle is a not-for-profit, community-based hospice ministry serving patients in their places of residence throughout King County in Washington state. We provide comprehensive and compassionate physical, emotional, and spiritual care to adults and children nearing the end of their lives, including support for their families and friends. Our skilled and compassionate team includes nurses, medical social workers, home health aides, chaplains, occupational/physical therapists, medical directors, grief support counselors and volunteers.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: RN Resident

Location: Washington-Tukwila

Req ID: 316602