Sanford Health

RN Hospice - Hospice

Bismarck, North Dakota
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Feb 26, 2018
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Responsible for utilizing the professional nursing process to provide individualized nursing care to patients across the lifespan.Cares for patients in all phases of health maintenance, preventative care, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up, rehabilitation, palliative, and end-of-life care, in hospice and home care settings. Hospice programs are uniquely regulated. Provides patient care in compliance with regulations. Delivers patient care independently in a variety of community and family settings that may have limited resources.Evaluates patients for appropriateness, and eligibility for home health and hospice as well as the safety of the care environment. Responsible for the coordination of care with an interdisciplinary team. Assesses the patient's health situation, identifies patient/family needs, and develops an individualized, interdisciplinary plan of care for the patient, family, and other care givers. Hospice education promotes pain and symptom management, the end-of-life process, spiritual, psychosocial, and emotional support while preserving the patient's dignity. A sampling of some of the specialized clinical skills that may be performed includes, but is not limited to, age related patient assessment and intervention, sterile field preparation, IV therapy, complex wound care, nutritional assessment, catheter care, fall prevention, phlebotomy, and pleural drainage. Following a competency based formal orientation, clinical competence is expected. May delegate to licensed and unlicensed personnel within their defined scope of practice as well as students and new orients.



Current unencumbered licensed in North Dakota. CPR certification required within 6 weeks of employment. Re-certification as required. Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred. Minimum of one year medical/surgical experience preferred.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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