A hospice registered nurse (RN) works with patients and families facing terminal illness. They work as part of an interdisciplinary team that creates and implements a care plan. They are responsible for the coordination, documentation, and communication of care with the patient and their family, as well as the physician and hospice team. Aside from participating in the care of the patient, they may also need to attend meetings, workshops, in-services, and reviews as dictated by their agency or hospital.
Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) Tasks
Create and implement care plan for patients including feedback and desires of patients and their families.
Manage staff of caregivers and specialists.
Provide care for elderly, convalescing, or terminal patients.