Registered Nurse-Home Care Hospice- Edison -Per Diem

MERIDIAN HOME CARE Edison Requisition # 2020-77100 ShiftDay StatusPer Diem Weekend WorkWeekends as Needed HolidaysAs Needed On CallNo On-Call Required Shift Hoursvaries Address65 James Street, Edison, 08820

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How have you impacted someone’s life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health, our nursing teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of nursing services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.

At Hackensack Meridian Health at Home, we recognize our clinicians by offering a Total Rewards package including:

Comprehensive Health Benefits, generous Paid Time Off, Travel Reimbursement as well as an investment in your future with a 401k match and Tuition Reimbursement.

For further rewards offered, please visit www.TEAMHMH.COM


A day in the life of a Hospice Registered Nurse at Hackensack Meridian Home Care includes: 


The Registered Hospice professional nurse is a member of the hospice interdisciplinary team. The case manager is responsible for his/her client utilizing the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the nursing care. The R.N. supports and implements the philosophy, goals, and standards of the JFK Hospice Program.

  •  Collects data on health history 
  • Assesses and identifies physical, emotional, spiritual, environmental, safety, pain and educational needs of patients across the lifespan 
  • Documents all data and findings 
  • Utilizes diagnostic reasoning 
  • Obtains all written documents that pertain to the patient's course of treatment. 
  • Evaluates and reassesses patient response to interventions and documents findings. 
  • Revises/ updates plans of care as needed and communicates well with patient, family, physician, and hospice team. 
  • Implements all interventions 2. Identifies, implements, evaluates, emergent and critical patient care needs. Communicates as appropriate 
  • Compliant with National Patient Safety Goals 
  • Administers medications according to established policy and procedure 
  • Demonstrates competency in the use/maintenance of patient care equipment. 
  • Develops comprehensive plan of care with patient, family, physician, and hospice team's input 2. Communicates plan of care with patient, family, physician, and hospice team as appropriate.
  •  Proficient in pain and symptom management 2. Functions as the case manager of the hospice cases 3. Demonstrates knowledge of the Medicare Conditions of Participation 4. Recognizes the patient and family as the unit of care 
  • Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team 6. Pronouncement services provided by all RN's. 
  •  Delegates patient care activities to qualified individuals 
  • Participates in Haven Hospice QAPI program by utilizing collected performance improvement data 
  • Collaborates and communicates with hospice team regarding patient's plan of care 
  • Manages clinical conflicts and communicates to supervisors as necessary 
  • Complies with regulatory requirements. Participates in all mandated inservices. 
  • Functions at the highest level of professional behavior and standards 
  • Participates in community health activities 
  • Utilizes evidenced based practice and professional standards of nursing practice 
  • RN's financial cost effective responsibility is to review monthly durable medical equipment placement and patient medication. 
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned. 
  • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.



Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.


 Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  • BSN preferred Certification the goal
  • Two years of supervised clinical experience in medical-surgical nursing or oncology nursing unit preferred.
  • Home care experience 1-2 years preferred.
  • Hospice experience 1-2 years preferred.
  • Computer knowledge preferred

 Licenses and Certifications Required:

  • NJ State Professional Registered Nurse License - RN LIC 1 2.
  • AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification - BLS
  • Valid Driver's License from a USA state - US DR LIC

Licenses and Certifications Preferred:


Our Network

As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.