Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center

Primary Care Nurse, RN, Hospice – Fee For Service

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Job ID
2017-9295
Department
Nursing -Hospice
Position Type
Fee for Service

Overview

Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center (BMHMC) has a lot to offer job seekers. If you are interested in getting into, or furthering an already established career in healthcare you have come to the right place. The open positions you will find at BMHMC are representative of an organization that is continually growing and changing.  It is an exciting time to join BMHMC, with the opening of the new Knapp Cardiac Care Center, the purchase of the former John J. Foley Nursing Home coming soon and new physician practices coming on board regularly.  

BMHMC offers an environment full of professional challenges with the support of a strong structure and leadership team to offer guidance and direction. You will feel the power of teamwork and a culture that is focused on providing our community the best care possible.

An equal opportunity employer, we recognize that you've worked hard to acquire your professional skills and have consistently stretched your talents, drive and abilities. For qualified individuals, the Medical Center provides a comprehensive benefits package.

Responsibilities

This position assesses and responds to the needs of the terminally ill patient and/or their families and significant others and develops a plan of care to meet these needs; ensures appropriate clinical intervention, communicates pertinent information to the physician; offers support to the patient and family. This may include interaction/guidance over the phone and also home visits to provide pain and symptom management and pronouncement of death. The plan of care may be carried out in the home, residential health care facility or hospital.  The major focus of the plan of care will be symptom management and pain control.

Qualifications

Applicant must possess a current New York State license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse. BSN preferred. Applicant must possess: physical assessment skills; recent Community Health, Hospice, Pallative or Medical-Surgical Nursing experience; the ability to work with other groups to coordinate care; current BLS; current NYS driver’s license; the ability to read, understand, and interpret a map

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