Nurse Hospice

Job ID
Employment Type
Per Diem
Hospice Nursing
Hours / Pay Period
Mercy Medical Center Redding
Standard Hours
On Call/Stand by 8pm to 8am
Work Schedule
12 Hour


For more than 70 years, Mercy Medical Center Redding has offered comprehensive health care in the North State, providing acute care and a full range of medical services.  The 267-bed hospital offers major medical services including a Level II Trauma Center as well as specialized Cardiovascular Care, Stroke Care, Orthopedics, Neurological Surgery, Comprehensive Cancer Care, Maternity Care, and da Vinci Robotic Surgery.  It is the sole provider of obstetrical services, along with the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Shasta County.  In addition, the hospital’s network of care includes Mercy Home Health and Hospice and Dignity Health Connected Living.  Mercy Medical Center Redding is a member of the Dignity Health system and is a sister facility to St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff and Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta. As one of the area’s largest non-profit employers, we are proud to give back to the community by providing many programs and services to benefit overall health.

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Position Summary:


The incumbent is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a patient assignment through therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, and other health care team members. The incumbent, as a member of the health care team appropriately assists team members in providing holistic care to patients and their support systems with an awareness of cost containment and time management.







hospice ELNEC PCN palliative HPNA


NOTE:  This position is an on call/standby nights position for hospice. Requires expertise on the phone and ability to go out and make home visits during the on call timeframe


Minimum Qualifications:

  • HPNA Certification or hospice RN experience within the last 2 years. (May consider training if no qualified candidates apply and operational conditions exist to support training)
  • Associate's in Nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing required
  • Current California RN license required
  • Verbal and written communication skills and computer skills required
  • Current California driver's license/automobile insurance required
  • Current BLS certification required


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's of Science in Nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing preferred
  • Completion of ELNEC training preferred
  • Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse certification preferred



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