Compassionate, hardworking ON-CALL NURSE needed for innovative hospice care company
Weekday On Call for the Altoona Area
Integrated care leader Grane Hospice Care, Inc. is expanding its core interdisciplinary teams, and seeks a licensed, professional On-Call Nurse to provide in-home services, interventions and supportive care for weekends, holidays, evenings and overnight on-call duties. Due to the nature of this position, the On-Call Nurse must be flexible, exhibit a keen ability to work independently, execute sound judgment and successfully troubleshoot for a host of medical and non-medical situations.
Grane Hospice provides a higher level of hospice care through a low patient to nurse ratio, allowing for more care time whenever needed. Our mission is to provide premium comfort care to patients, families, and caregivers through an interdisciplinary team approach that understands, respects, and meets individual needs. As an organization, we strive to provide our patients, families, and caregivers with the highest level of satisfaction through our strong clinical outcomes and innovative approach by maintaining our core values of devotion, honesty, dignity, and respect.
Tasks will vary based on the patients’ specific needs, with ongoing responsibilities including:
Candidates must have a current RN license to practice in Pennsylvania, with at least one year of varied nursing experience in an acute, oncology, home health and/or hospice setting. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a strong ability to quickly assess patient situations, and respond to emergent needs effectively and professionally. This role requires weekend, evening and holiday work, so scheduling flexibility as well as a valid driver’s license and reliable mode of transportation are required.