RN Hospice Care Center - PRN

Cleveland Clinic

Akron, OH

Job posting number: #7122152 (Ref:ccf17684590)

Posted: January 25, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the Cleveland Clinic team, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as the No. 4 hospital in the nation, according to the U.S. and World News Report. At Cleveland Clinic, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.

As a Registered Nurse in our hospice care center, you will provide supervision, assessment, planning and direct patient care to hospice patients in accordance with the agency policies and procedures and the plan of care established by the interdisciplinary team.

Cleveland Clinic provides what matters most: career growth, delivering world-class care to our patients, continuous learning, exceptional benefits and working for an organization that offers many long-term career paths. Join us and experience a culture where opportunities to advance and the support to get there go hand-in-hand.

This is a PRN position to cover days or nights shifts (7a-7:30p or 7p-7:30a) at the Hospice Care Center in Fairlawn OH. You are required to work 48 hours every 6 weeks including at least one weekend shift.


  • Performs accurate and complete admission assessments and reassessments within specified time frame. 
  • Assesses patient for safety risks, abuse and neglect.
  • Assesses and documents patient’s pain using appropriate pain scale and manages patient’s pain.
  • Prioritizes and documents patient problems based on assessed needs/problems in collaboration with patient, family and health care team.
  • Plans delivery of patient care in collaboration with other disciplines to promote wellness and facilitate the discharge planning process.
  • Delegates appropriate components of the care plan to other members of the disciplinary team.
  • Provides supervision, assessment, planning and direct patient care to hospice patients in accordance with agency policies and procedures and the plan of care established by the interdisciplinary team.
  • Administers medication and treatments safely and accurately with a focus on patient comfort.
  • Coordinates care for managing a caseload of patients.
  • Documents changes in patient condition and effectiveness and timeliness of care/interventions.
  • Evaluates, updates and revises plan of care to facilitate achievement of expected outcomes.
  • Assesses educational needs of patients, care givers and family considering cultural issues and other special challenges.
  • Provides teaching and educational material to the patient and/or significant other concerning the following topics when applicable:  diagnosis, diagnostic tests and procedures, safe and proper use of equipment, reason for and safe use of medication food/drug interactions, injury prevention, self-care and nutritional needs.
  • Serves as a preceptor for new nursing staff and provides observation visits as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • BSN preferred.  Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing required. 


  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Ohio
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association (AHA).
  • For Hospice field staff only, Valid State Driver’s License required; per policy 8-175 thereafter
  • For Hospice field staff only, Proof of automobile insurance with $100,000/$300,000 coverage required; per policy 8-175 thereafter
  • Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse certification preferred.

Competencies (Complexity of Work):

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum one year current clinical experience as a registered nurse.
  • Minimum one year experience in an acute medical-surgical or critical care setting.  

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting packages, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination.
  • Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.
  • Heavy work – Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.  Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Keywords: PRN, Hospice, Palliative

By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

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Job posting number:#7122152 (Ref:ccf17684590)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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