BrightSpring Health Services


Job Locations US-CA-SAN DIEGO
Line of Business
Apreva Hospice
Position Type
Pay Min
USD $50.00/Hr.
Pay Max
USD $55.00/Hr.

Our Company

Apreva Hospice


The registered nurse plans, organizes and directs hospice care and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience.  The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individual and families within their homes and communities.


  • Completes an initial, comprehensive, and ongoing comprehensive assessment of patient and family to determine hospice needs
  • Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es)
  • Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of nursing process
  • Assesses and evaluates patient’s status by:
    • Writing and initiating plan of care
    • Regularly re-evaluating patient and family/caregiver needs
    • Participating in revising the plan of care as necessary
  • Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change
  • Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis
  • Develops a care plan that establishes goals, based on nursing diagnosis, and incorporates palliative nursing actions
    • Includes the patient and the family in the planning process
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures
  • Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician in the physician’s plan of care
  • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs
  • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan
  • Assists the patient with the activities of daily living and facilitates the patient’s efforts toward self-sufficiency and optional comfort care
  • Acts as Case Manager when assigned by Clinical Supervisor and assumes responsibility to coordinate patient care for assigned caseload
  • Completes, maintains and=0 submits accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding patient’s condition and care given

  • Records pain/symptom management changes/outcomes as appropriate

  • Communicates with the physician regarding the patient’s needs and reports changes in the patient’s condition; obtains/receives physicians’ orders as required

  • Communicates with community health related persons to coordinate the care plan

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

  • Provides medication, diet and other instructions as ordered by the physician and recognizes and utilizes opportunities for health counseling with patients and families/caregivers

  • Works in concert with the interdisciplinary group

  • Provides and maintains a safe environment for the patient

  • Assists the patient and family/caregiver and other team members in providing continuity of care

  • Works in cooperation with the family/caregiver and hospice interdisciplinary group to meet the emotional needs of the patient and family/caregiver

  • Attends interdisciplinary group meetings

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


    Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services
    are available


  • Supervises ancillary personnel and delegates responsibilities when required


  • Assumes responsibility for personal growth and development and maintains and upgrades professional knowledge and practice skills through attendance and participation in continuing education and in-service classes

  • Fulfills the obligation of requested and/or accepted case assignments 


  • Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities


  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in State and American Heart Association CPR certification required; CPR certification may be offered and completed upon hire 
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, with one (1) year of hospice experience preferred
  • Management experience not required; Responsible for supervising hospice aides
  • Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, basic math skills; nursing skills per competency checklist

About our Line of Business

At Apreva Hospice, we are committed to bringing the highest level of patient care to our patients and their families. We are able to do this by employing compassionate, skilled individuals who are committed to providing a true hospice experience for our patients. Our mission and purpose are to honor and promote dignity and quality of life for our patients and their loved ones. If you are seeking a hospice that will allow you to provide meaningful care, from day one, join our family of talented health care professionals. For more information about Apreva Hospice, please visit Follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

Salary Range

USD $50.00 - $55.00 / Hour


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