Registered Nurse - Hospice Days/Nights

Avow Hospice
Naples, FL
Post Date:
April 08, 2024
Job Status:
$31.00/hour - $38.75/hour

Registered Nurse - Inpatient Unit
$20,000 Sign-on Bonus Days
$40,000 Sign-on Bonus Nights

3 (12hr) day-shift with alternate weekends 6:45am - 7:15pm
3(12hr) night-shift with alternate weekends 6:45pm - 7:15am

Multiple areas utilize staff, including, but not limited to, the Inpatient Unit (IPU), Care 24 field, Care24 Triage and Continuous Home Care (CHC). In all roles, the RN utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation. The RN is skilled at assessment and management of pain and other complex symptoms frequently present at the end of life, including education and support to patient and family. The RN works with the interdisciplinary hospice team to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families.

Essential Job Functions:

  • All Hospice RN’s will cross train to other departments to meet the needs of the organization.

  • Provide nursing services, treatments, diagnostic and preventive procedures requiring the skills of a registered nurse according to policies, procedures and protocols.

  • Participate in interdisciplinary group meetings as needed.

  • Assists in development, implementation and revision of the interdisciplinary team care plan for each patient and family. Establishes goals, interventions including the patient and family in the process.

  • Assess patient and report to the attending physician and appropriate interdisciplinary team members, response to treatments and medications as well as changes in the patient’s physical or emotional condition.

  • Coordinate care with other interdisciplinary team members and with community resources as needed.

  • Teach, supervise and counsel the patient/family regarding pain and symptom management and psycho-social aspects of care for the terminally ill.

  • Assess and maintain patient safety.

  • Teach the patient and family/caregiver self-care techniques as appropriate. Provide medication, diet and other instructions as ordered by the physician and recognize and utilize opportunities for teaching identified needs with patients and families/caregivers.

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

  • Supervise care provided by LPN’s and Home Health Aides.

  • Attend and participate in clinical education, in-service and nursing staff meetings.

  • Applies working knowledge of state, federal local and accreditation regulations for the delivery of hospice services.

  • Documents accurate assessment of patient status and updates the plan of care as needed in the EMR.

  • Documentation is completed at point of care and reflects interventions and response to care, focusing on patient’s goals.

  • Meets productivity expectations as set by the organization.

All staff are expected to participate as needed in variable shifts, including weekend rotation per staffing needs, departmental holiday rotation and follow the Comprehensive Emergency Management Grid during times of activated emergency situations.

Avow is a Tobacco Free Organization which includes but is not limited to cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, vaping, cigars, cigarillos, pipes, chewing tobacco, snuff, dip, and loose tobacco smoked via pipe or hookah.  And due to the above, Avow will only hire Nicotine Free individuals.



Associates Degree in Nursing, Bachelor in Nursing (BSN) degree preferred.

Language Skills: Communication skills of reading, writing, and speaking in English.

Mathematical Skills: Math skills needed including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and percentages/fractions with ability to calculate medication doses. Nurse must successfully pass the math test given at time of interview prior to starting orientation and annually.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Current Registered Nurse License to practice in the state of Florida 

CPR required upon hire and maintained.

CHPN preferred; Required within 2 years of employment.

Valid Florida Driver’s License required.


Core Values:


We embrace change and are always looking at creative ways to solve problems and serve new populations.


We are honest, hardworking, fiscally responsible professionals driven solely by the well-being of our patients, their loved ones, and the communities we serve.


We know we cannot achieve everything we want without working hand-in-hand with each other, with our healthcare partners, and with the community.


We believe in the importance of celebrating life and relationships.


We believe it is important not only to serve the community but to educate community members about our services and the role we can play at the end of life.


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