Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) – Per Diem

Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) – Per Diem Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) – Per Diem to join our team.


  • Coordinate patient care among the hospice team for an assigned case load in a designated territory;
  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Make home visits as needed to hospice patients during scheduled work hours.


  • Reports to work and patient homes promptly as directed;
  • Assures the continuity of quality patient care delivered;
  • Identifies deviations from normal Nursing and normal patient condition status. Initiates appropriate actions based on the deviation;
  • Abides by company policy and procedures as outlined by company policy manual;
  • Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payor;
  • Meets minimum productivity requirements based on agency standard;
  • Documents medication regimen and updates medication profile according to established procedures;
  • End of Life experience beneficial, although we will train the right individual;
  • Telephone triage experience preferred;
  • Demonstrates competency in all levels of home health nursing practice;
  • Maintains current knowledge of, and promotes compliance with all federal, state and local regulations;
  • Demonstrates commitment and professional growth;
  • Reports unsafe condition to the appropriate Clinical Supervisor and physician in a timely manner;
  • Makes revisions to the plan of care in response to identified patient care issues and notifies the Clinical Supervisor;
  • Participates or communicates in patient care conferences offering clinical suggestions and updates of patient’s progress towards goals.