Registered Nurse Positions

Positions available are part-time & full-time, including an every Saturday and Sunday position with benefits & an admission RN position (24-40 hours a week). Please contact Human Resources for current openings days/times. Starting salary range is $35.88 – 42.73 per hour, depending on experience.

“I’ve found that walking alongside a family through their end of life journey is a privilege.” – Barb Farmer, RN, Clinical Manager

As a hospice registered nurse, you will help families through one of the most difficult times of their lives – losing a loved one. The comfort, compassion, teaching, and empowerment you provide can help hospice patients and their families make the most of their time left together. We’re looking for hospice nurses that want to use their passion and expertise as part of a team to provide the best care possible for hospice patients.

“Our hospice nurse was like an angel to us. I don’t know what we would have done without her.” – Hospice patient’s spouse

Duties

  • Fully use your professional skills and training, including critical thinking, teaching and assessment skills as you provide services to patients, families and caregivers in their own homes and facilities
  • Use your teaching skills to empower family caregivers as you guide them through the end of life journey and help them identify their options for care to optimize quality of life
  • Coordinate the care of hospice patients, working as part of an interdisciplinary team to meet the holistic needs of the patient and their family/caregivers
  • Provide caring, professional nursing services to hospice patients as indicated by the plan of care you develop with the interdisciplinary team
  • Perform initial and ongoing assessments of patients, developing and revising the plan of care as needed
  • Provide timely documentation and communication of assessments, planning and interventions
  • Manage your own daily schedule working within the guidelines of agency policy and hospice regulatory requirements

Requirements

  • Current Oregon RN license
  • Minimum one year of recent clinical experience as RN. We prefer two years of hospice, oncology and/or home health experience
  • Prefer certification as Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse
  • Current CPR certification
  • Possess excellent clinical nursing skills, superior ability to problem-solve, and commitment to continued learning and skill improvement
  • Ability to excel in high-stress situations and manage multiple priorities
  • Computer competency
  • Ability to regularly walk bend, stoop, kneel, push, pull, grasp, reach, handle, and lift up to 50 lbs
  • Current Oregon driver’s license, dependable transportation, and proof of current automobile insurance

Our Commitment to Our Staff

  • A challenging and rewarding career with autonomy, flexibility, and the ability to manage your own schedule throughout your work day
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Comprehensive, 4-6 week orientation
  • Ongoing education and support
  • Reimbursement for Hospice and Palliative Care RN certification
  • Tuition reimbursement program available

To apply

Complete and submit a Willamette Valley Hospice application, found here. As a first step, resumes can be submitted to Careers@wvh.org. Interviews will be scheduled concurrent with posting.

Thank you for your interest in joining the team at Willamette Valley Hospice. We provide rewarding careers for passionate, caring, and experienced employees. Together, we work toward our shared mission to “change the end of life experience…” We believe that everyone facing serious illness, death, and grief deserves access to the best personalized and compassionate care available, and the team at Willamette Valley Hospice strives to provide such care.

WVH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.