Hospice Nurse Resume Samples

One of the key roles and responsibilities of a Hospice Nurse is to provide care for terminally ill patients. Apart from this, some of the other important job tasks that can be found on a Hospice Nurse Resume are: monitor their vital signs, like blood pressure, pulse, temperature, etc., assist them with their day-to-day chores, to encourage and motivate them, to help them in adopting a healthy lifestyle, to regularly provide them with necessary medicines, therapies, etc., schedule their appointments with doctors, etc.

If you are interested in applying for this challenging job role, there are certain qualifications that are expected from you, such as endurance, empathetic nature, a flair for working with extremely sick patients, soft-spoken nature, and good stamina, agility, and immunity. While the minimum education required for this role is a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, a Master’s Degree and relevant work experience are considered to be a great bonus.

 

Hospice Nurse Resume

Objective : Passionate goal oriented individual with administrative experience in dealing with patients, their families, and company employees at all levels with diverse backgrounds and abilities as teacher and mentor. Possess special expertise in educating and training healthcare workers to provide excellence customer service, safety and quality control. 10 years experienced working in healthcare industry, skilled n patient care, program management and project development; data gathering, entry and analysis, geared towards improving quality patient care.

Skills : Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Budgeting, Administrative,.

Description :

    1. Measure and record patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.
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    3. Traveled throughout 30 miles territory to provide hospice-home-healthcare services to pediatric, adult, and elderly patients diagnosed with terminal conditions.
    4. Provide basic patient care or treatments, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures, dressing wounds, treating bedsores, giving enemas or douches, rubbing with alcohol, massaging, or performing catheterizations.
    5. Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action.
    6. Educated patients and their families on pain medication administration, G-tube feeding, illness and conditions.
    7. Ensure all patient and family's needs are met and ensure I upheld the highest standard of patient and family satisfaction by addressing questions, concerns, and needs in an outmost compassionate manner at all times.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Nursing


Sr. Hospice Nurse Resume

Headline : Hands on experience in working in areas such as Telemetry, Step down unit for ICU, Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU), Emergency Department (ED) and hospice. Very energetic with ability to work under pressure and meet critical deadlines.

Skills : Palliative Home Health, Access, Acute Care.

Description :

    1. Assess home setting and advised families of medical equipment and supply to ensure patients' safety.
    2. Work with assigned numbers of patients up to 25 patients weekly.
    3. Work with Doctor and Team to provide care, administer medication.
    4. Monitor health conditions and advise patients and their families on current prognosis.
    5. Consulted and coordinated with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans, and modified accordingly based upon patient response to care and condition.
    6. Provided hospice care to patients and families through sharing, caring and providing a home-away-from-home to meet all medical needs and desires.
    7. Care of patients with terminal illness in-home, pain management, IV therapy, wound care, port cath care.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MSN In Nursing


Sr. Hospice Nurse Resume

Summary : Conscientious and organized individual with exceptional time management ability. Personable team player with superior communication and interpersonal skills.

Skills : Strong Communication skills, Supervisory skills, Mental Health experience, Crisis management, Acute care.

Description :

    1. Clients seen at homes, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and hospitals to assess the present status of declining in health.
    2. Ordered medication refills, F/U with referred MD and carried out new orders.
    3. Performed assessments included vitals, pain level and location, symptoms management, functional status, and report given to RN case manager.
    4. Skills Used Communication, skills-knowledge based, and a good listener.
    5. Collaborated with multidisciplinary care providers, oncology physicians, and pain clinic staff to plan and manage patient care.
    6. Visited patients and their families in their homes assessing needs, providing support, and assisting with pain relief.
    7. Care for the dying made sure that Pt and family were are peace took v/s, charted on Pt called the doctor with new findings and took a phone order and carried them out took a call to back up RN.
    8. Provider of Comfort Care including, repositioning, bed baths, meal prep, and companionship, administration of op opioid/ narcotic medications.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Nurse

Jr. Hospice Nurse Resume

Objective : Dependable, reliable and work independently as well as part of a team. Multitask, organize, supervise, teach, provide oral and written reports as it is a major part of being a nurse. Experience in working in clinics, hospitals, psych hospitals, home-health, hospice, surgery.

Skills : Strong Communication Skills,Computer Skills, Bilingual.

Description :

    1. Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
    2. Check patients' pulse, temperature, and respiration.
    3. Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, or automobiles and with dressing and grooming.
    4. Care for patients by changing bed linens, washing and ironing laundry, cleaning, or assisting with their personal care.
    5. Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
    6. Administer prescribed oral medications, under the written direction of physician or as directed by home care nurse or aide, and ensure patients take their medicine.
    7. Plan, purchase, prepare, or serve meals to patients or other family members, according to prescribed diets.
    8. Accompany clients to doctors' offices or on other trips outside the home, providing transportation, assistance, and companionship.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Hospice Nurse III Resume

Headline : LPN looking for work in profession. Have been an LPN since 2006 with experience in long term care and hospice. Looking for position in any area of nursing.

Skills : Customer Service, Typing, Phlebotomy, Wound Care, Medical Record Audits, Fundraising.

Description :

    1. Maintain a patient's quality of life in their home.
    2. Destroy narcotics and any other medications that are not used.
    3. Making a difference in someone's life is so rewarding.
    4. Helping them cross over and not to be afraid.
    5. Provide direct care to pediatric and adult patients who are facing a terminal illness.
    6. Perform physical and emotional assessment and complicated symptom management, patient and caregiver teaching and supportive counseling to patients and their families coping with end of life issues.
    7. Provided comfort care and emotional support for patients and families both in homes and in facilities, ordered supplies and medications, provided crisis care when needed.
    8. Provided optimal care for terminally ill patients including blood glucose monitoring, pain management via intravenous drug administration, case management, and documentation according to Medicare guidelines.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Nurse Consulting

Hospice Nurse II Resume

Objective : Accomplished and energetic Licensed Vocational Nurse with a solid history of achievement in Skilled Nursing facilities. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include state and private insurance authorizations icd-9 coding and medical terminology, well versed in both english and spanish and communication skills.

Skills : MDS Nurse.

Description :

    1. Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
    2. Administer prescribed oral medications, under the written direction of physician and ensure patients take their medicine.
    3. Check patients' pulse, temperature, and respiration.
    4. Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, wheelchairs, or automobiles.
    5. Provide patients and families with emotional support and instruction in areas such as adapting to disability or illness.
    6. Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
    7. work to maintain the comfort and quality of life for those who are diagnosed with terminal diseases.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Vocational In Nursing

Hospice Nurse I Resume

Headline : Proven ability to utilize inspiring leadership, personal drive, creative vision, and analytical skill to yield successful delivery of both team and individual goals, actively contributing to organizational growth.

Skills : Wound care/diabetic care and teaching. Works well with or without supervision.

Description :

    1. Assess patient home care needs including physical emotional and spiritual.
    2. Assist patients and family members with concern and compassion.
    3. Assume case management responsibility and provide direct care as outlined in the Interdisciplinary Plan of Care.
    4. Performed ongoing evaluations and assessments to revise initial plan of care as the needs of the patient changed.
    5. Reviewed authorized coordinated and supervised contracted vendors to meet the needs of patients.
    6. Attended patient care conferences regularly.
    7. Participated in on-call rotations and provided care and service after hours.
    8. Coordinated community resources and programs to provide assistance to patient and family members as applicable.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business

Hospice Nurse Aide Resume

Objective : Over six years of varied nursing experience which includes long term geriatric care, hospice care, short term rehabilitative care, Alzheimer's/dementia care, respite care, and medical software support.

Skills : Assessment.

Description :

    1. Responsible for providing end-of-life care and hospice services to patients in their home or community setting.
    2. Assisting in planning for the patient's and family's care under the direction of the RN.
    3. Provide skilled nursing care as directed and described in the interdisciplinary plan of care.
    4. Administer medication and treatments as ordered by the physician.
    5. Responsible for maintenance of electronic/paper medical records, assuring accuracy, completeness and compliance with regulations, certification standards, legal and ethical standards.
    6. Support, instruct and educate the patient, family, and caregiver.
    7. Maintain the dignity of the dying patient.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Vocational In Nursing

Hospice Nurse Practitioner Resume

Objective : Dedicated LPN with 11 years of experience within home health, hospice and private duty settings. Strong background in ventilators, with experience in adult and pediatric patients. Motivated to put skills to use.

Skills : Supervisory Experience, Emergency Care, Intensive Care, Teaching, Wound Care, Management Skills, MDS, Pediatric and Neonatal, Home health, Hospice care.

Description :

    1. Provided continuous care for terminally ill and dying patients.
    2. Followed palliative plan of care under doctors, registered nurses, pharmacists and social workers.
    3. Gained strong and lasting skills for end of life care and compassion.
    4. Developed sense of community by interacting with families from all backgrounds in time of loss.
    5. Skills Used Strong critical thinking to observe and assess change in patient condition.
    6. Organizational skills to prioritizes patients needs.
    7. Communication skills with patients and their loves ones to teach and help understand end stages of life and loss.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Nurse

Hospice Nurse Assistant Resume

Objective : To obtain Case Management /License Vocational Nurse position in your organization to apply training and knowledge with potential for growth.

Skills : RN with 20+ years of experience in diverse healthcare.

Description :

    1. Provide nursing and palliative care to hospice patients.
    2. Utilized a pain rating scale, administer medication.
    3. Provide patient/family teaching regarding expected course of disease diagnoses and health measures.
    4. Provide non-pharmaceutical methods to control pain.
    5. Report observation and documents key information to physician, Case Manager and supervisor, and work in cooperative with other member of the nursing care team.
    6. Participate in staffs in service programs, educational programs and trainings.
    7. Maintain a positive and professional attitude and Perform post-mortem care tasks.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Health Program

Associate Hospice Nurse Resume

Objective : Conscientious and organized individual with exceptional time management ability. Personable team player with superior communication and interpersonal skills.

Skills : CPR, First Aid, AED.

Description :

    1. Worked as part of a team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and the safety of the patient.
    2. Partnered with a team of Registered Nurses to ensure the overall well-being of all patients.
    3. Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect, and dignity of clients.
    4. Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
    5. Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.
    6. Maintained patient charts and confidential files.
    7. Tested glucose and administered injections.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Nursing

Hospice Nurse Resume

Summary : Compassionate and efficient Hospice Nurse with 8 years experience providing exceptional medical emotional and spiritual care. Highly organized with a keen eye for detail.

Skills : Technical Support, Problem Resolution.

Description :

    1. Provided care to terminally ill patients in crisis in hospice inpatient unit.
    2. Assess patient home care needs including physical emotional and spiritual.
    3. Managed a weekly caseload of 35 patients throughout Coffee County and surrounding counties.
    4. Assisted in dressing and undressing patients.
    5. Transferring patients safely from their beds to treatment rooms.
    6. Educated families, caregivers, and others in wound care, patient comfort, and personal care.
    7. Trained new hires in bed side procedures and handling patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Nursing