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Providence Health & Services RN Nurse Clinician - Hospice Seattle **$10,000 Sign-On Bonus** in Tukwila, Washington


Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Clinician (0.0 FTE, Shift) to work at Hospice Seattle in SCS Hospice in Tukwila, Washington.

The RN Nurse Clinician provides holistic care to terminally ill pediatric or adult patients and their families by assessing the needs of the patient, and then planning, coordinating, implementing, and as needed, revising the Plan of Care. The RN Nurse Clinician works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary hospice group (IDG)with the goals of anticipating changes in the patient's condition, avoiding crises, promoting patient and family choice, assuring continuity of care, and enhancing the quality of life of dying patients. Shift, schedule and caseload of shifts and caseload may vary according position assignment.

In this position you will:

  • Assess the needs of terminally ill hospice and palliative patients and families, with special attention to the symptoms and comfort of the dying patient.

  • Develop and/or implement a holistic Hospice Plan of Care that includes medication, procedures, treatments, patient’s goals and family values.

  • Implement nursing interventions based on the Plan of Care and Hospice policies and procedures.

  • Anticipate disease progression and implications for symptom management.

  • Inform patient and family of current and anticipated changes in patient condition as appropriate.

  • Instruct patient and family in all aspects of care and end of life.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or equivalent education/experience

  • Current Washington State professional licensure or certification

  • Current Washington State Driver's license

  • Automobile insurance

  • Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification

  • One (1) year nursing experience; some pediatric nursing experience required for a position in the Stepping Stone or Carousel Programs

  • Demonstrated skills in clinical nursing assessment and treatment skills

  • Proficient in using computers and Microsoft Office Suite programs

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Hospice certification or advanced certification

  • Prior hospice, home health, long-term care, medical/surgical, and/or oncology experience

  • Knowledge of hospice and palliative care practices

  • Knowledge of Electronic Health Record systems preferred.

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Hospice of Seattle is a not-for-profit, community-based hospice ministry serving patients in their places of residence throughout King County in Washington state. We provide comprehensive and compassionate physical, emotional, and spiritual care to adults and children nearing the end of their lives, including support for their families and friends. Our skilled and compassionate team includes nurses, medical social workers, home health aides, chaplains, occupational/physical therapists, medical directors, grief support counselors and volunteers.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Hospice Nursing

Location: Washington-Tukwila

Req ID: 321473