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Hospice House RN-Registered Nurse, Full Time.

Kansas City, Missouri.

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Hospice House RN-Registered Nurse

  • 3516 Summit St, Midtown - Westport, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64111
  • RN
  • Full Time

Job Description​

The Opportunity:

As a Hospice Nurse at Saint Luke’s Hospice House, you will provide end of life care and symptoms management to patients straight from the ICU outside their home. Many of these patients require aggressive symptom management and may be on drips, LVADs, ventilator/bipap, or have trachs. You will provide patient education to patients and patients’ loved ones, provide medication administration. You will work with a multidisciplinary team in the care management plan and use a team approach to provide exceptional patient care.

Shift:  The days and hours for this position vary.

The Work:
 

  • Provides direct nursing care to patients with terminal illness.
  • Management and coordination of care to include both the patient and family.
  • Completes initial assessment of physical, emotional, and spiritual status.
  • Aggressive pain and symptom management, including frequent medication administration and adjustments. Management of IV infusions and titration of drips.
  • Provides education and support related to end of life and imminent death.
  • Open, sensitive, and non-judgmental presence accepting of different beliefs, cultures, and values.
  • Uses electronic documentation to describe symptoms, interventions, physical assessment, education and support provided

Why St. Luke’s Home Care:

  • Working in an environment where you are supported by leadership and a team of skilled healthcare professional dedicated to providing the highest levels of care.
  • Having the autonomy to set your own schedule and flexibility to meet your personal and family needs, including late start or early ending times.
  • State of the art technology including widespread use telemonitoring to ensure positive patient outcomes.
  • Commitment to a safe and kind work environment with abundant resources.
  • Competitive pay program and top mileage reimbursement rates.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and development of your nursing and people skills.
  • Saint Luke’s offers competitive salaries and benefits packages to all of their employees, click here to find out more.

Saint Luke’s Hospice House is a freestanding facility that offers hospice care for patients who may require more symptom management than can be provided at home or may prefer to spend their final days in another safe, loving location.

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

Less than 1 year

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross, Driver's License - Various, Registered Nurse - Various

Associate Degree

Job Details

Full Time

Day (United States of America)

The best place to get care. The best place to give care. Saint Luke’s 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Our employees are proud to work for the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke’s means joining a team of exceptional professionals who strive for excellence in patient care. Do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive workspace where all voices matter.

Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Effective November 1st, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all Saint Luke’s Health System employees unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

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