RN Full-Time (Hospice)

    • Job Tracking ID: 512088-681089
    • Job Location: Wildwood, NJ
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: 2 year degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 30, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Come find out why LSMNJ was voted a Great Place to Work by our Employees!


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.

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.

We are currently seeking a full-time Registered Nurse to work in Cape May County. This position offers competitive compensation, a robust benefit package and generous paid time off.

General Responsibilities: Oversees primary caseload of Hospice patients and provides skilled professional nursing care to them, their families and caregivers as prescribed by the physician and in compliance with the Hospice Medicare Conditions of Participation, New Jersey Hospice licensure laws, accrediting body standards and agency policies and procedures. Provides the initial assessment and comprehensive nursing assessment and identification of problems of each patient; reassessment of nursing needs and collaborates to develop the Hospice Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) plan of care. Implements the plan of care and reevaluates and revises the plan of care relative to the patient’s nursing needs to provide appropriate, comprehensive and responsive goals and interventions. Teaches, supervises, and counsels the patient, family members, and staff regarding nursing care and the patient's needs, including other related problems of the patient at home. Works closely with other members of the IDT to ensure all patient and family care needs are being met.  Provides supervision to Hospice Aides/Homemakers.

Experience and Skills:


  • Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred.
  • Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN) certification preferred.
  • NJ RN License by the NJ State Board of Nursing in good standing.
  • Valid drivers license and reliable transportation that is insured in accordance with NJ state requirements.

Skill(s): Skills and Knowledge:

  • Must maintain a professional attitude and demeanor and is able to communicate effectively and relate courteously and cooperatively with patients, caregivers, colleagues, supervisors, co-workers and all others.

  • Must be able to demonstrate optimism, enthusiasm and willingness to work constructively with other health care team members and reflect concern for the well being of patients and employees.

  • Interacts with all staff in a positive fashion supporting the mission and vision of LSMNJ.


  • Minimum of one (1) year general nursing preferred with current hospice, home health, medical, surgical or critical care experience.
  • Experience with pain and symptom management interventions preferred.

  • Ability to work within an interdisciplinary setting.

  • Understanding of Hospice philosophy, principles of death/dying.

LSMNJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.