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Providence Health & Services RN / LPN / Hospice Aide - Hospice in Tukwila, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling RN, LPN, and Hospice Aide (CNA) applicants to support Hospice for Western Washington.

Hospice - Protect their most precious time.

Be the one to ease the way for those living with serious illness. If you’re a steadfast caregiver able to develop deep, meaningful connections with patients and those who love them, consider this opportunity. You’ll provide whole-person centered end-of-life care, working autonomously, yet with the support of an experienced interdisciplinary team. If you’re a caregiver ready to see patients and their families through this sacred, deeply personal time, please apply.

This posting is not a specific job vacancy. This posting serves to establish interested candidates for current or future opportunities for RN, LPN, and Hospice Aide (CNA) opportunities for Hospice Snohomish, Hospice Care Center, and Hospice Seattle.

We have openings for Day, Evening, and Night shift.

In the RN position you will:

  • Assess the needs of terminally ill hospice and palliative patients and families by phone, with special attention to the symptoms and comfort of the dying patient; provide immediate problem-solving support.

  • Contact covering MD’s to obtain needed medications, arrange for nursing visit if needed, and/or provide follow-up communication to other Hospice staff regarding patient/family needs.

  • Work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary hospice group with the goals of anticipating changes in the patient’s condition and avoiding crises

In the LPN position you will:

  • Observe and provide data and observation used by the RN to develop a Plan of Care.

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

  • Contribute to overall Hospice team function through effective time management and communication; utilize critical clinical thinking and problem-solving skills to address team issues.

In the Hospice Aide (CNA) position you will:

  • Drive throughout your work day to see patients in private residences, adult family homes, assisted living, and skilled nursing facilities within a designated region.

  • Provide appropriate patient care as directed by the licensed nurse.

  • Provide personal care, assistance with performing activities of daily living and prescribed therapeutic exercises, and basic housekeeping services essential to the comfort of the patient.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for these position include:

  • RN, LPN, or CNA licenses active in Washington State

  • RNs with 1 year of nursing experience

  • LPNs with 1 year of nursing experience

  • CNAs with 1 year of related experience

  • WA State Driver's license and auto insurance for travel roles outside of the Hospice Care Center

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Hospice is a not-for-profit, community-based hospice program serving patients in their places of residence throughout 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 a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Variable

Job Category: Hospice Nursing

Location: Washington-Tukwila

Req ID: 258264

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