Hospice Visit Registered Nurse (RN) - Augusta; 32 - 40 hours/week

at Maine General Health in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Job Summary: As a member of our hospice nursing team, you will play a crucial role that is focused on providing compassionate end-of-life care to patients and families through the dying process and ensuring a peaceful and dignified transition.

Job Description:

Role: Hospice Registered Nurse (RN)

At MaineGeneral Homecare and Hospice, we recognize that hospice nursing is more than just a profession-it’s a profoundly fulfilling journey where you can make a significant impact on the lives of patients and their families. Here’s why our hospice nursing role stands out:

+ Compassionate End-of-Life Care: Provide compassionate and dignified care to patients in their final journey. Offer support and comfort to both patients and their families during a challenging time.

+ Meaningful Connections: Forge deep and meaningful connections with patients, fostering trust and understanding. Make a profound impact by being a source of empathy and companionship during their final moments.

+ Holistic End-of-Life Care: Lead in delivering holistic care that goes beyond medical needs to address emotional, spiritual, and psychosocial aspects.

+ Supportive Work Environment: Experience a nurturing workplace culture that recognizes the unique challenges and rewards of hospice nursing. Receive support and encouragement from colleagues and leadership, fostering a positive and caring atmosphere.

+ Flexibility and Fulfillment: Enjoy the flexibility in hospice nursing, allowing for personalized and patient-centered care. Find fulfillment in knowing that your role is integral to enhancing the quality of life for patients during their final stages.

Embark on a rewarding career in home care nursing at MaineGeneral, where greatness is not just a goal but a daily reality. Join us in making a positive difference in the lives of our patients and be proud to be a part of something truly exceptional! Apply now to experience the greatness of home care nursing with MaineGeneral Homecare and Hospice.

What You’ll Do:

+ Develops a plan of care based on the priorities of balancing quality of life, relieving suffering, controlling symptoms, and optimizing functional capacity. Implements and evaluates patient care plans based on patient assessment to optimize outcomes and maximize available resources. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.

+ Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral, and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.

+ Evaluates the learning needs of the patient and/or family and provides the patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.

+ Effectively delegates patient care to ancillary personnel. May precept student nurses and new hires.

+ Operates a motor vehicle to conduct MaineGeneral Health business.

Your Qualifications:

+ A current license as a Registered Nurse in Maine or licensed from a compact state, required

+ Valid state driver’s license with acceptable driving record, required

+ Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision

+ Strong technology/computer skills and previous experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred.

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 32

Scheduled Work Shift:

Job Exempt: No


Supporting all aspects of our employees’ wellness – physical, emotional and financial – is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future.

Physical Wellness:

+ We offer quality health, dental, and vision benefits and wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle and help manage health care costs.

+ Employees have access to industry-leading leave for new parents.

+ A generous earned time plan is offered to all employees – We believe employees need and deserve time away from work to observe holidays, be with family, go on vacation, or simply take care of themselves.

Emotional Wellness:

When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household.

Financial Wellness:

+ An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center.

+ Loan Reimbursement is available for this position dependent upon current degree level. Please discuss benefit with the recruiter.

+ Tuition Reimbursement is available to all employees to further develop skills and career.

+ We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan.

+ Three insurance plans are available to protect your family from the sudden loss of income in the event of your death, terminal illness or serious injury from accident.

+ We offer both short-term and long-term disability insurance to replace a portion of your income if you become disabled and cannot work for a period of time.

Career Mobility:Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource they are how we grow our business and care for our community.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 .

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability: In furtherance of MaineGeneral’s policy regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, MaineGeneral has developed a written Affirmative Action Program which sets forth the policies, practices and procedures that MaineGeneral is committed to in order to ensure that its policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action is accomplished.

The Affirmative Action Plan for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities is available for inspection by any employee or candidate for employment upon request, during normal business hours, in the Human Resources Department. Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 . EEO is Law (

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Job Posting: JC256693478

Posted On: Mar 13, 2024

Updated On: Jul 12, 2024

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