Job Description

Reg Nurse


Under the direction of the Clinical Manager, provides comprehensive health care services to patients and their families through direct care and supervision.


  • Performs comprehensive initial and ongoing assessments of patients/families.

  • May participate in development of initial plan and ongoing plan of care in collaboration with IDT Team. Revises the plan of care as needed.

  • Informs the patient upon admission to Hospice of the mechanism for receiving, reviewing and resolving patient complaints.

  • Uses assessment skills to determine patients' physical and mental status and status of environment and social support.

  • Identifies patients'/families' health and social issues and potential problem areas.

  • Initiates referrals to other services/community resources as indicated.

  • Develops measurable patient-centered goals in collaboration with the patient and family.

  • Implements services in accordance with the established care plan, standards of nursing Hospice policies, procedures, protocols and all federal, state and local laws/ regulations, and accreditation standards.

  • Prepares, administers and documents medications and treatments as prescribed in the Physician's Plan of Care. Verifies current medications with medication profile.

  • Reports pertinent clinical findings to patient's Case Management nurse, physician/Clinical Manager.

  • Reports pertinent clinical findings to patient's Case Management nurse, physician/Clinical Manager.

  • Evaluates the patient/family response to the Plan of Care against established goals.

  • Provides, establishes, and revises the Home Health Assistant Plan of Care to Home Health Assistants as assigned. Provides supervision to Home Health Aides and coordinates/assists ancillary services as assigned.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

  • Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan.

  • Two years of recent clinical experience, preferably in hospice, home care, oncology, gerontology, or surgical nursing required.

  • Must have the ability to work near fumes such as wound odors, home odors and cigarette/cigar/pipe smoke.

  • Must have an active State of Michigan Driver's license.

  • Must provide proof of insurability.

Job: Nurse

Primary Location: Michigan-Petoskey-HOLTB&Hiland Cottage

Employee Status Regular

Shift Day Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Part-time

Req ID: 21003029

Company Info

Company Name
McLaren Health Care
Zip/Post Code