Rate of pay: RN: $38/hr LPN: $27/hr Are you looking for a nursing position where you can make a difference in people’s lives? Do you want to work for a home care agency that truly cares about you? That’s where you can shine. We are proud to offer you the opportunity to pursue your passion at your own level, on a flexible schedule, and with the recognition and benefits you need. Come work for us and see how BrightStar Care employees uphold A Higher Standard. BrightStar Care of Westfield and Summit is currently hiring per diem RNs to staff a local hospice facility in Union County. The RN or LPN will provide comfort and optimize the quality of life of terminally ill patients while providing skilled nursing care following doctors orders. The following shifts are available on a per diem basis: 7:00am to 3:30pm 3:00pm to 11:30pm 11:00pm to 7:30am Benefits Weekly pay with direct deposit GPS time and attendance technology enhances your access to key scheduling and care information Weekend, daytime, evening, & overnight shifts available Over 95% of BrightStar locations are Joint Commission accredited or in the process International opportunities with over 300 locations in US and Canada Flexible schedule with no minimum required hours Responsibilities Assess patient's clinical status and environment, identifying needs for treatment and personal care addressing pain and discomfort Ensure patient care needs are met as identified in patient assessments Provide education, counseling, interventions as necessary to provide comfort care, maximizing quality of life for patient and family Skilled nursing care as prescribed by physician which may include monitoring & tracking vitals, IV placement, comprehensive personal care, phlebotomy, medication and wound care Responsible for ordering/reordering medication Authorize, coordinate, supervise care of subordinate care providers per Plan of Care, and in accordance with state and federal regulations Reports changes in condition; recommends orders to Shift Supervisor Provides bereavement support to the family as appropriate May pronounce at times of patient expirations, as needed Qualifications and Requirements Current unrestricted RN license in state of NJ Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Must have graduated from a National League of Nursing accredited program Minimum 1 year of clinical experience under your RN license Clean background and criminal record Understands regulatory compliance with state and federal regulations Adhere to HIPAA and maintain client confidentiality Current CPR, BLS or ACLS Understands philosophy, prinicples of death/dying Understand hospice and palliative care philosophies Self-directed with the ability to work with minimal supervision Possesses excellent observation, good nursing judgement and communication skills Possesses and maintains good physical stamina and mental health Flexible and cooperatve in fulfilling role obligations We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.