Knute Nelson

Hospice RN - Full Time, Day Shift

Morris, Minnesota & Fergus Falls, Minnesota Areas
Competitive Pay
Aug 10, 2017
M-F, 8am-430pm, Call Rotation
Job Type
Full Time

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Summary: Responsible for the planning, coordinating, providing and documenting care for terminally ill patients from day of admission through day of discharge. Utilizing physicians' orders and professional skills, develop and implement a hospice plan that meets each patient's specific needs and is in compliance with Joint Commission, federal and state regulations, reimbursement guidelines as well as the organization's policies and procedures.

Reports to: Director of Clinical Care-Hospice

Scope: Frequently communicate with the patient's physician, the IDG, and the patient/family. The foundation of hospice nursing is a complete skilled assessment, communicating with IDG and patient/family, and formulating a plan of care to meet the needs of the patient and the family during the terminal process.


  • Required to have the ability to read, write and speak English well enough to communicate with staff, residents and visitors. Must complete and pass a state required background study.
  • A Registered Nurse, preferred Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Minnesota
  • Current BCLS certification
  • Able to communicate verbally and in writing to the extent required by the position. Able to physically perform the duties required by the position. Must have a car with required insurance coverage and a state driver's license to travel to clients' residences. Must have adequate computer skills. Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing.


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Knute Nelson also provides reasonable accommodations to disabled employees and applicants as required by law.

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