Registered Nurse

March 13, 2019


Hawai'i Care Choices
Hilo, HI, United States


Position Summary:
Responsible for the coordination of all hospice care. Provides skilled
nursing to Hospice patients utilizing nursing assessment, planning,
implementation, and evaluation. Develops a plan of care for the Hospice
patient and their care givers based on the nursing process and in
collaboration with the physician and interdisciplinary team.

Duties & Responsibilities:
 Completes the nursing assessment of the patient, including
assessment of the care givers needs, and develops the plan of care
in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team that reflects
skilled nursing judgment, medical necessity, measurable patient
and care giver objectives, and reasonable goals.
 Makes regular follow-up visits, at least once per week, as deemed
appropriate in the plan of care. Visits hospitalized patients daily.
Responds in person, during normal working hours, to the
patient's home at the time of death
 Empowers and supports care givers and patients through
education of the disease process and prescribed care regimens
o Provides direct supervision of Certified Nursing Assistant.

Skill & Knowledge Requirements
 Excellent observation, critical thinking, assessment, nursing
judgment and communication skills
 Comfortable in maintaining professional boundaries
 Interest and desire to give hospice care with a special sensitivity
to the needs of the dying.
 Sound working knowledge of hospice Conditions of Participation
(COPs) and clinical standards of practice

Educational and Experience Requirements
 Graduate of a registered nursing curriculum; BSN or higher
 Two (2) years experience in a healthcare environment or
equivalent position
 Possession and maintenance of a valid Hawai'i State nursing
 Valid CPR certification


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