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Registered Nurse (RN) Hospice Weekday ON Call

Portsmouth, Virginia

At Bon Secours our nurses are able to see the impact they can have on our patients’ lives. We encourage and support our nurses as they develop and grow in their profession. Whether you are a new graduate nurse or joining us further along in your career we have opportunities and multiple career path options for you. Every patient means the world to someone and at Bon Secours our nurses mean the world to us.

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“The employees make you feel like you are a family. You will gain a lot of experience working there from seeing the different variety of people you will care for. They offer tuition reimbursement for employees who are going to school as long as the classes are work related.”

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  • Compassion — We commit to accompanying those we serve with mercy and tenderness, recognizing that "being with" is as important as "doing for".
  • Human dignity — We commit to upholding the sacredness of life and being respectful and inclusive of everyone.
  • Service — We commit to providing the highest quality in every dimension of our ministry.
  • Stewardship — We commit to promoting the responsible use of all human and financial resources, including Earth itself.
  • Integrity — We commit to acting ethically and modeling right relationships in all of our individual and organizational encounters.

Registered Nurse (RN) Hospice Weekday ON Call

Requisition R072663 Market Portsmouth, Virginia Department Hospice Care - Maryview Shift Other Schedule Full-time

Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours!

The mission of Bon Secours Hospice is to provide compassionate, quality healthcare services to those in need, including the poor and dying, for the purpose of alleviating human suffering and bringing people to wholeness in the midst of pain and loss.

  • Great team, Great mentoring and support and Great benefits. Discover a career where you can be you!

    Service coverage throughout Hampton Roads

    Up to $15,000 Hiring Incentive

    Monday-Thursday 430 pm-830am


    The Hospice Registered Nurse functions as the primary nurse for hospice patients and families in the home setting. She/he is a member of the hospice interdisciplinary team. The Registered Nurse: a) sets nursing goals and plans, which demonstrate a holistic approach to the patients/families; b) mobilizes resources to meet the individualized needs of patients/families; c) assumes leadership responsibilities for their individual caseload and d) demonstrates competency of clinical skills.

    The mission of Bon Secours Hospice is to provide compassionate, quality healthcare services to those in need, including the poor and dying, for the purpose of alleviating human suffering and bringing people to wholeness in the midst of pain and loss.

    Job Summary:

    Responsible for providing physical, emotional support for Hospice patients, families, and caregivers. Follow an established plan-of-care implemented by the RN Case Manager. Assesses symptoms for immediate nursing interventions according to standing Hospice and/or M.D. orders, admissions, process referrals and evaluations of potential patients. Pronounces death according to regulatory guidelines.Responsible for ensuring that care provided to patients is of excellent quality, meets home care rules and regulations, and follows physician’s orders. All employees, if applicable, are expected to adhere to the BSHR Automobile Safety Program per policy.

    Essential Functions:

    Participates in on-call duties as defined by the on-call policy.

    Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of nursing process.

    Makes home visits to assess and evaluate patient status.

    Makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change

    Teaches the patient and family/caregiver self-care techniques as appropriate.

    Assists with providing end-of-life care comfort measures as identified in the patient plan of treatment.

    Works in concert with the hospice interdisciplinary group member


    1.   Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN Degree preferred.

    2.   Current licensure to the practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

    3.   Current CPR certification

    4. Valid Virginia Driver License and an acceptable driving record.

    5. At least one year of nursing experience preferably in hospice, home health, med-surge or ICU

    Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

    We’ll also reward your hard work with:

    • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
    • Prescription drug coverage
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Life insurance w/AD&D
    • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
    • Paid time off
    • Educational Assistance
    • And much more

    Scheduled Weekly Hours:


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    Hospice Care - Maryview

    All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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    In some instances, the nurse’s voice and touch is the last thing a patient will hear or feel. This is part of our calling as nurses, to be there for our patients in all stages of life, from the beginning to the very end.

    Ali L. Registered Nurse

    You have to care to be able to heal. It makes a difference. That’s what it means to be a Bon Secours nurse. The core of nursing comes from the heart.

    AGnes K. BSN, RN, CMRSN


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