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Providence Hospice RN II in Costa Mesa, California


We are looking for a Hospice RN II for the Hospice Indirect Department at Home Care Services.

Location: Costa Mesa, CA

Work Schedule: Part Time - 48 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 8-hour, Nights

Job Summary:

The Registered Nurse plans, organizes and directs Hospice care and is experienced in nursing, with an emphasis on community health education / experience. The Hospice nurse builds from the resources of the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their home environments. Responsible for collaboration with hospice physician in identifying and entering an accurate ICD code for the hospice primary, secondary and/or related diagnosis.

Essential Functions:

  • Completes assessment of patient and family to determine Hospice needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).

  • Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of nursing process.

  • Assesses and evaluates patient’s status by:

  • Writing and updating Plan of Care in Collaboration with the IDG.

  • Regularly evaluating patient/family/caregiver needs.

  • Revising the Plan of Care as necessary in collaboration with the IDG.

  • Initiates the Plan of Care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change in collaboration with the IDG.

  • Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.

  • Develops a care plan in conjunction with the patient/family/caregiver and IDG which establishes goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates palliative nursing actions.

  • May administer medications and treatments as prescribed by the IDG approved Plan of Care.

  • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.

  • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan.

  • Fulfills the obligation of requested and/or accepted case assignments.

  • Participates in on-call duties as defined by the on-call procedures.

  • Maintains productivity standards as set by organization guidelines.

  • Documentation / Information Management:

  • Completes, maintains and submits accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding patient’s condition and care given. Records pain/symptom management changes/outcomes as appropriate.

  • Communicates with the IDG regarding the patient’s needs and reports changes in the patient’s condition; obtains/receives physicians’ orders as required.

  • Provides information and counseling to maintain a safe environment for the patient.

  • Assists the patient/family/caregiver and other team members in providing continuity of care.

  • Works in cooperation with the family/caregiver and Hospice IDG members to meet the emotional needs of the patient/family/caregiver.

  • Submits documentation for the patient medical record within the timeframe set by the organization guidelines.

  • Leadership / Supervision:

  • Supervises ancillary personnel and delegates responsibilities when required.

  • Participates in orientation, education and development of team members as directed by supervisor.

  • Development:

  • Assumes responsibility for personal growth and development and maintains and upgrades professional knowledge and practice skills through attendance and participation in continuing education and in-service classes.

  • Performance Improvement:

  • Actively participates in the Performance Improvement Program and participates in and adheres to the PH&S/TrinityCare Hospice Corporate Integrity Plan.

  • Participates in appropriate continuing education as may be requested and/or required by immediate supervisor.

  • Accepts personal responsibility for other educational activities to enhance job-related skills and abilities.

  • Budgetary:

  • Follows Core Value for being financially prudent.

  • Ensures that arrangements for medications covered in the Plan of Care, supplies, equipment and other necessary items and services defined in the Plan of Care are available.


  • Excellent observation, verbal and written communication, problem solving and basic math skills.

  • Nursing skills per competency checklist.

  • Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills.

  • Preferred working knowledge with computer applications, i.e. Microsoft Word/e-mail.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Education: Associate's Degree in Nursing

Experience: 1 year Recent clinical experience in an institutional setting.


  • Current RN licensure in the state of California

  • Current BLS certification

  • Valid driver license with an automobile that is in good working order and insured in accordance with state and/or PH&S Hospice requirements

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience: Nursing experience in hospice/palliative care or home health.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: SR355969
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Patient Care (Non-Acute)
Job Function: Clinical Care
Schedule: Part time
Shift: Night
Career Track: Nursing
Address: CA Costa Mesa 3187 Red Hill Ave

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.