Caring Joy Providers

Los Angeles, Orange County
Posted 11 months ago

Job Title/Position: Registered Nurse

Reports To: Clinical Supervisor/Nursing Supervisor


The registered nurse plans, organizes and directs hospice care and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience. The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individual and families within their homes and communities.


Patient Care

  • Completes an initial, comprehensive and ongoing comprehensive assessment of patient family to determine hospice needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and tory of current and previous illness(es).
  • Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of nursing process and asined in the state Nurse Practice Act.
  • Assesses and evaluates patient’s status by:
    A. Writing and initiating plan of care
    B. Regularly re-evaluating patient and family/caregiver needs
    C. Participating in revising the plan of care as necessary
  • Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change.
  • Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.
  • Develops a care plan that establishes goals, based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates palliative nursing actions. Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician in the physician’s plan of care.
  • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan.
  • Assists the patient with the activities of daily living and facilitates the patient’s efforts toward self-sufficiency and optional comfort care.

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