The average hourly pay for a Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) with Palliative Care skills is $31.20.
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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 Healthcare Corporation, VITAS Innovative Hospice Care and Kindred Healthcare. Reported salaries are highest at Hospice Compassus where the average pay is $31.49. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include VITAS Innovative Hospice Care and Hope Hospice and Community Services, earning around $30.00 and $29.45, respectively. Amedisys, Inc. pays the lowest at around $28.00. VITAS Healthcare Corporation and Kindred Healthcare also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $28.94 and $29.00, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Hospice Registered Nurse (RN)
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Skills in Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Home Health/Home Care, Pain Management, Hospice and Hospice Care.
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 $28.18 based on 11 salaries. An early career Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.63 based on 150 salaries. A mid-career Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.84 based on 135 salaries. An experienced Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.41 based on 141 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $33.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 34.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Phoenix, Arizona (18.1% more) and Houston, Texas (5.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in West Palm Beach, Florida (15.4% less), Knoxville, Tennessee (8.1% less) and Tampa, Florida (3.2% less).
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