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.
- Determines eligibility for admission; obtains financial and
statistical data; formulates
initial care plan according to the patient's condition.
- Collaborates with members of the interdisciplinary team to
assure appropriate care
- 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
- Cooperates with the Volunteer Coordinator and is available to
hospice volunteers for
counsel, advice and training when dealing with the patients and
- Assumes general personal responsibility to keep informed of
current changes and trends
affecting Hospice care and professional nursing functions.
- Participates in the bereavement program and supervises
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Occasionally lift and/or carry 100 lbs
Frequently lift and/or carry 50 lbs
- Stand and/or walk at least 6 hours in an 8-hour work day
- Stooping (bending at the waist) and crouching (stooping and
bending at the knees) -
Handling (grasping) - required frequently
- 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.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Two years experience as a professional
nurse in nursing
practice or previous community health and/or Hospice care as a
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