Hospice Primary RN

Singing River Health System

Job Description

The Primary Nurse works under the general direction of the Hospice Clinical Supervisor, the attending physician and the Hospice Medical Director, in the provision of skilled nursing assessment, planning and care in order to maximize the comfort and health of Hospice patients and families.

Graduate from NLN accredited school of nursing. Current Mississippi State licensure. Valid Mississippi drivers license, liability insurance of personal vehicle used in Hospice activity, and a satisfactory driving record.

At least two (2) years work experience as an RN within the past five (5) years, preferably one year in an acute care hospital, hospice, or home health setting.

Physical Demands
Stands, turns, bends, stoops, lifts, climbs, and uses many physical motions in performing day to day activities. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and do a great deal of walking without experiencing undue fatigue. Must be able to function under stress. May be exposed to communicable diseases. MUST BE WILLING TO TAKE CALL IN A CALL ROTATION INCLUDING WEEKENDS.