Registered Nurse, Homecare (southern Iredell / northern Mecklenburg area)

Catawba Regional Hospice is seeking a Registered Nurse to fulfill the organizations need to serve in two vital roles of caring for hospice patients and developing provider relationships in the service area.  The successful applicant must reside in the service area that includes southern Iredell and northern Mecklenburg counties. It is a plus if applicant has current relationships with providers in the service area.

 

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: RN, Homecare Nurse

Minimum Experience: 1 Year

Required Degree: 2 Year Degree

Travel: 75%

Manage Others: No

Requirements

Education:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing – Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.  Current, unrestricted North   Carolina nursing license required.  Must maintain CPR certification.

Experience:

One to three years clinical experience required.  Hospice or home health care experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to perform basic life operational skills of walking, sitting, grasping, talking and hearing.
  • Must be able to perform sedentary work; and to lift/move objects up to 50 pounds and be able to support, move, lift, transfer or reposition patients.
  • Must possess the visual acuity to operate a computer terminal and to read and write extensively.

Work Environment (High Risk)

Person in this position could be at risk for exposure to infections, communicable diseases, odors, blood, excreta, and/or hazardous materials.  Employee will be working with terminally ill patients and/or their caregivers, which can cause periods of stress, variable workloads, flexible hours and deadlines.  Must be able to travel within the community up to 75% of the time.

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