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Reg Nurse- Hospice Home Care

MercyOne Hospice Des Moines, Iowa
Requisition ID 2022-217246 Employment Type Full Time Department Home Health and Hospice Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM) Remote No Category Nursing - Home Health and Hospice


Mercy Hospice has provided hospice services within the local community for over 35 years. Focused on providing expert care to people in the last stages of a life-limiting condition, our compassionate team of caregivers provide the best quality of life possible, through physical, spiritual, and emotional support that respects the patient’s wishes and ensures peace. We are also dedicated to each patient’s loved ones and family and strive to create a sense of community and comfort through compassionate care that extends to bereavement counseling and ongoing grief support.


Are you are an experienced Hospice RN looking for an Exciting Career Path with a company that is inclusive to all and knows you by your name, not just another headcount?

Then MercyOne Hospice in Des Moines, Iowa is where you need to be!


 Additional Employee Benefits Include:

✓ Paid Time Off

✓ Tuition Reimbursement ($5,250 per calendar year for Accreditted Nursing degree program)

✓ Health Care Benefits

✓ Wellness Reimbursement Programs
✓ 401k Employer match 6% / Employee Incentive Bonus

Job Functions listed but not all included:

  •  Provides care following the plan of treatment and patient care plan, and establishes a care plan for
    continued needs based on the client assessment.
  • Evaluates and revises care plans and assessment sheets based on changes in patients and/or the
  • Reports changes in patient condition to appropriate personnel and the attending physician, as required
    and participates in coordination of services with other disciplines and community resources as needed.
  • Provides case management by collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members;
    providing physical and psychological support to patients and their care givers; and supervising and
    mentoring assigned team members.
  • Administers, teaches, supervises, and coordinates nursing care to patients and caregivers with guidance
    of supervisory staff.
  •  Demonstrates sensitivity to the needs, customs, or feelings of patient and caregivers.
  • Acts as a clinical resource for patients, caregivers and the organization, as well as other external
    customers. Provides patient care education to patient and other caregivers.
  •  Reports changes in patient condition to appropriate personnel and the attending physician.
  • Provides paraprofessional supervision as required by policy and regulations.

Join our MeryOne Home Hospice team and share your passion for Nursing and warm smile.



  • An active RN license in the state of Iowa
  • One year of RN experience with Hospice Care and/or Home Health experience a plus
  • Associate Degree preferred. Bachelors Degree a plus
  • Knowledge of administering medications
  • The ability to think and act quickly and discern the difference between urgent vs. emergency situations
  • Ability to be very autonomous while still being part of a care team
  • Passion for excellence in quality of care
  • Effective leadership in collaborating with all team members including physicians and ancillary team members
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Must have good interpersonal skills

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