The average hourly pay for a Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) is $30.37.
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Job Description for Hospice Registered Nurse (RN)
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 h…Read more
Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) Tasks
- Provide care for elderly, convalescing, or terminal patients.
- Manage staff of caregivers and specialists.
- Create and implement care plan for patients including feedback and desires of patients and their families.
Popular Employer Salaries for Hospice Registered Nurse (RN)
The top respondents for the job title Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) are from the companies VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, Gentiva Health Services, Inc. and VITAS Healthcare Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Seasons Hospice where the average pay is $33.74. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include VITAS Innovative Hospice Care and Kindred Healthcare, earning around $32.26 and $31.71, respectively. Amedisys, Inc. pays the lowest at around $27.69. VITAS Healthcare Corporation and Gentiva Health Services, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $28.85 and $29.49, respectively.
Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) Job Listings
Popular Skills for Hospice Registered Nurse (RN)
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Hospice Care, Case Management, Home Health/Home Care and Pain Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Hospice.
Pay by Experience Level for Hospice Registered Nurse (RN)
An entry-level Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $27.21 based on 316 salaries. An early career Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.33 based on 989 salaries. A mid-career Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.05 based on 841 salaries. An experienced Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.15 based on 853 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $32.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 32.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (29.9% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (13.9% more).
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