Journey Hospice is a new program of LSMNJ, and as with all Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey programs and services, Journey Hospice provides compassionate care to people—together. Journey Hospice serves people of all backgrounds, faiths, and ages experiencing loss and life-limiting illness. At this time, Journey Hospice provides its services in Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland counties in New Jersey.
We are currently seeking a full-time Director of Nursing.
This position is full-time offering competitive compensation, a robust benefit package and generous paid time off.
Through the power of the Holy Spirit and in response to God’s love as revealed in the Gospel, the mission of Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey is to serve those in New Jersey who hurt, who are in need, or who have limited choices.
LSMNJ team members are dedicated to providing healing, hope and hospitality, regardless of religious background through a diversified social ministry program addressing many critical human care needs.
We are seeking employees that share those same values and want to make a difference in the lives of those we serve
The Director of Nursing is responsible for the direction, provision, and quality of nursing services for the hospice program. This position is responsible for: the overall planning, supervision, and administration of nursing services including the hospice aides/ homemakers; the coordination and integration of nursing services with other hospice services to provide a continuum of care for the patient; the development of protocols for regular verbal communication, including case conferencing/coordinating care through the Hospice Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) and by other means between the nursing service and other disciplines based on the needs of each patient; the development of written job descriptions and performance criteria for nursing personnel, and assigning duties based upon education, training, competencies, and job descriptions; and ensuring that nursing services are provided to the patient as specified in the hospice plan of care relative to nursing care and services.
The Director of Nursing must be available at all times during the operating hours of the agency. The Nursing Supervisor reports to and receives consultation, direction and supervision from the Hospice Executive Director/Administrator.