Licensed Practical Nurse and Registered Nurse Home Health Nurses

Guardian Angel Home Health   Farmington, NM   Full-time     Nursing
Posted on May 9, 2024

Come join our local home health team! Immediate hires in Farmington for qualified RNs and LPNs. Competitive pay, excellent benefits, part- & full-time positions.  Apply online at

We work with patients of all ages and backgrounds who require daily care in their homes. Most of our patients are elderly and/or terminally ill, so we hire the most compassionate and thoughtful talent in the field. You will be responsible for managing a heavy caseload, so time management skills are essential. However, it is important to provide each patient with the time and attention necessary to meet his or her needs. If you enjoy working one-on-one with patients outside of a clinical setting, please submit your resume. Duties and Responsibilities - The primary responsibility of a Hospice Nurse is to keep patients comfortable during the last few months of their lives.

To achieve this overall goal, they may perform the following job duties: Monitoring patient vital signs, including body temperature, heart rate, respiration rate and blood pressure. Administering medications and treatments prescribed by physicians. Notifying physicians when they observe a change in a patient’s condition. Counseling family members to help them know what to expect as their loved one’s condition worsens. Making family members aware of resources like counseling and government programs. Helping family members complete paperwork. Updating patient records. Adhering to infection control, standards of care and patient privacy standards.

Skills and Qualifications - To perform their job duties proficiently, a Hospice Nurse must meet certain qualifications.

Some key skills that you may wish to list on your Hospice Nurse job description include: Observation skills to recognize changes in patients who may be unable to communicate. Strong oral communication skills to direct other members of the health care team and deliver reports to physicians. Well-developed interpersonal skills to interact positively with patients and their family members. Attentiveness to detail to maintain accurate patient records. Knowledge of the standards of care for end-of-life care. Familiarity with pain relief drugs and other medications and treatments commonly prescribed for hospice patients. Computer skills, including using email and patient record management software.

Requirements: Current NM or Compact State Registered Nurse license required New grads and experienced RNs are encouraged to apply. Excellent communication and time-management skills. Compassionate and friendly demeanor. Ability to travel to multiple patients homes. Ability to complete all documentation via computer program. Hired candidate(s) will protect the home care agency by adhering to professional standards, home care policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements. Work throughout the San Juan County area. Mileage paid. Company offers generous paid time off. Insurance benefits available. Pre-employment drug and background screening will be conducted.

Guardian Angel Home Health, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender orientation, gender identity, disability or genetics.

Schedule: Monday to Friday, Rotating Weekends

On Call Work Remotely No

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Vision insurance

Medical specialties: Home Health Hospice & Palliative Medicine Wound Care

Supplemental pay types: Bonus opportunities Signing bonus

Weekly schedule: Monday to Friday

Experience: registered nurse: 1 year (Preferred) relevant: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification: Driver's License (Required) Current LPN or RN License (Required)