Hospice Nurse Job Description

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Hospice Nurse

Hospice Nurse responsibilities

  • Collaborating with physicians and other professionals to plan care
  • Making frequent visits to the patient to evaluate their condition
  • Providing support and comfort according to individual patient's needs

Hospice Nurse Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a Hospice Nurse to provide care and support to terminally ill patients. Your presence and services should bring comfort to the person who faces the end of their lives and help them reach acceptance and peace of mind.

For this role, you need to be a registered nurse who sees the value of hospice care in alleviating pain and suffering. A compassionate nature and excellent interpersonal skills will make you a good candidate for this position. We expect you to be knowledgeable in caring for the terminally ill, performing tasks such as administering medication and providing emotional support.

The goal is to help patients live their final days with dignity and comfort.


  • Collaborate with physicians and other professionals to plan care
  • Make frequent visits to the patient to evaluate their condition
  • Provide support and comfort according to individual patient’s needs
  • Work with caregivers to plan and execute excellent patient care
  • Help in administering medication
  • Alleviate sudden symptoms of the disease’s end phase
  • Notify a doctor for a patient’s condition when deemed necessary
  • Assist patients and their families with paperwork
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Help relatives cope with the upcoming loss and provide post-mortem support


  • Proven experience as hospice nurse or registered nurse
  • Knowledge of nursing care processes and medication guidelines/side-effects
  • Committed to safety precautions and high ethical standards
  • Proficient in English
  • Sound judgement and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills and a compassionate nature
  • Cool-tempered and patient
  • Emotional/mental stability and stamina
  • Formal nurse training; certification as hospice nurse is a plus
  • Current CPR certificate

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