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Hospice Registered Nurse - Stroudsburg

Company: St Luke's University Health Network
Location: Stroudsburg
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.

Renders professional Hospice nursing services to patient and families assigned, and demonstrates the ability to assess, to plan, to evaluate and to implement nursing care with attention to the special needs of the agency. Works in accordance with the Team's Plan of Care and written agency programs and policies.

  1. Determines eligibility for admission; obtains financial and statistical data; formulates

initial care plan according to the patient's condition.

  1. Collaborates with members of the interdisciplinary team to assure appropriate care


  1. Communicates with the patient's physician and/or hospice Medical Director, both orally

and in writing as required by the patient's condition and agency policy.

  1. Cooperates with the Volunteer Coordinator and is available to hospice volunteers for

counsel, advice and training when dealing with the patients and families.

  1. Assumes general personal responsibility to keep informed of current changes and trends

affecting Hospice care and professional nursing functions.

  1. Participates in the bereavement program and supervises


Physical Demands:

Heavy Work

Exertional activity

  1. Occasionally lift and/or carry 100 lbs

  2. Frequently lift and/or carry 50 lbs

  3. Stand and/or walk at least 6 hours in an 8-hour work day

Nonexertional activity

  1. Stooping (bending at the waist) and crouching (stooping and bending at the knees) -

required frequently

  1. Handling (grasping) - required frequently

  2. Fingering (fine manipulation) - required only occasionally

Important: The functional capacity to perform heavy work includes the functional capacity to

perform medium, light and sedentary work.


A graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing and possess a current active

license to practice nursing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. BSN preferred.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Two years experience as a professional nurse in nursing

practice or previous community health and/or Hospice care as a professional nurse.

Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: St Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem , Hospice Registered Nurse - Stroudsburg, Other , Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

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