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Envision Healthcare RN HOSPICE in Kokomo, Indiana

St. Vincent Home Health & Hospice is adding a Full-time RN to our Hospice team in Kokomo!

This position is responsible for evaluation, referrals and coordinating patient/family needs. Under physician orders, the Registered Nurse is responsible for identifying and coordinating patient/family needs and for providing preventative and supportive care to the terminally ill patient/family unit. The RN utilizes assessment, intervention and teaching skills for caring for the patient/family unit, in collaboration with the hospice team members. Provides direct care as indicated and reports to appropriate hospice team members.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively engage in QAPI initiatives and compliance activities.

  • Take part in professional development to maintain qualifications for role; completes CBTs in a timely manner.

  • Document clinical findings clearly and in a concise manner while maintaining the patient clinical record according to practice standards.

  • Perform comprehensive initial and ongoing assessment of patients and families, and develop initial treatment plan, modifying as appropriate with interdisciplinary team focus. Educate the patient and family regarding terminal care.

  • Identify actual or potential quality/safety/ethical/legal/compliance issues and initiates appropriate intervention or referral. Updates the attending physician/IDT about changes in the patient’s condition and/or plan of care.

  • Coordinate care with contracted facilities, discuss and initiate the written plan of care, and attend care conferences as scheduled.

  • Evaluates services provide by the Hospice Aide every two weeks.

  • Maintain productivity standards.

  • Promote efficiency in use of supplies and visit utilization including mileage.

  • Is an ambassador for the agency in daily encounters with referral sources.

  • Promote positive relationships with contracted facilities.

  • Promote a positive culture among and across the hospice team.

  • Promote teamwork and shared responsibility for attaining the agency mission and vision.

  • Active participation in meeting agency customer satisfaction goals.

  • Create predictability for patients by following standard practices and using KEY WORDS AT KEY TIMES to decrease caregiver anxiety.

  • Promote agency by always putting the patient first.

  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.

  • Adherence to and compliance with information systems security is everyone’s responsibility. It is the responsibility of every computer user to: Know and follow Information Systems security policies and procedures. Attend Information Systems security training, when offered. Report information systems security

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing.

  • BSN preferred.

  • Current State Nursing License.

  • Possess valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and access to automobile.


  • Two (2) years recent clinical experience with preferred experience in the care of terminally ill patients and their families.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Able to fulfill on-call requirements with immediate 24/7 availability when assigned.

  • Must have the ability to connect to the internet with company issued laptop from home using dialup or hi speed connection (DSL, cable or satellite).

ID (auto generated): 2020-24505

External Company Name: Envision Healthcare Systems

Street: 311 S. Berkly Rd