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Position Detail
Requisition/Job ID#:
Days plus call
Functional Area:
Employment Type:
Regular, Part Time
Prairie du Chien, WI
Yes - 90.00%
Education Required:
Associate Degree
Position Description
Responsible for ensuring quality and safe delivery of Hospice services. Accountable for coordinating provisions of Nursing services that reflect the Hospice philosophy and standards of Crossing Rivers Health.

This position will work approximately 40 hours/pay period (specific days and hours are flexible and based on patient/department needs) and will participate in a call schedule consisting of every 4th weekend (Friday night-Monday morning) and 1 night per week.

Essential Functions Statement(s)
• Implements and complies with current nursing practice, following department approved policies and procedures as well as State and Federal guidelines.
• Continually evaluates the nursing needs of the patient, redirecting, and offering suggestions as necessary.
• Observes signs and symptoms of patient's condition and promptly reports to the provider any significant changes.
• Completes point-of-care documentation to ensure efficiency.
• Directs and supervises quality care given by Certified Nursing Assistants offering guidance and direction as necessary.
• Relays information to patients, families and Hospice members regarding costs for Hospice.
• Provides information regarding equipment and supply needs of the patient.
• Participates in the provision of nursing care that includes direct patient care, according to the needs of the patient following the Interdisciplinary Team care plan.
• Understands and abides by the Hospice philosophy, the phases of death and dying, and is knowledgeable of the phases of grief and bereavement.
• Recognizes physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of the patient and family, delegating team members appropriately.
• Promotes and provides education for staff members, patients, families, volunteers, and the community.
• Meets the productivity benchmark set by the department.
• Utilizes equipment, supplies, resources and time in an effective and efficient manner, ensuring budget compliance and cost-effectiveness.
• Effectively contributes to the establishment of priorities based on the needs of the total family.
• Participates in on-call duty to provide 24hrs/day. 7 days/week nursing coverage to Hospice patients.
• Participates in continuing education as determined by the department.
• Demonstrates knowledge of State Licensure, Federal Certification and Accreditation requirements, as well as State and Federal regulations and agency policy.
Position Requirements
Education: Associate's Degree (two year college or technical school) Required, Field of Study: Nursing
Bachelor's Degree (four year college or technical school) Preferred, Field of Study: Nursing

Experience: 2 plus years of experience in Nursing preferred
Knowledge in Hospice preferred

Computer Skills: Basic Microsoft Office

Certifications & Licenses: CPR
Valid Drivers License
RN licensed to practice in the state of Wisconsin and/or Iowa

Other Requirements: Reliable Vehicle
Required Documents
Applicants will need to submit the following documents during the application process.
Cover Letter
3 Professional References
Crossing Rivers Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Background and drug testing required.

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