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Trinity Health Hospice Admission Nurse - Hospice Home Care - Full Time - Days/Evenings in Mason City, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time


12 Hour Day Shift


Employment Type : Full Time

Shift: Days

Position Purpose:

Hospice Registered Nurse primarily responsible for admission assessments. This individual must have strong critical thinking skills, problem-solving skills, assessment skills, and the ability to develop a personalized plan of care involving the patient/family.

What you will Do:

  • The Admission RN is proficient in the admission assessment and has knowledge / accuracy in completing the admission assessment.

  • The Admission RN is fully responsible for performing the patient’s comprehensive assessment, development of an individualized plan of care, goals, and collaboration with the attending physician to assure orders accurately reflect the patient’s medications, treatments, activity, etc.

  • Accurately assesses and completes the admission assessment for hospice patients at admission and at other time points as needed.

  • Assesses patient safety and needs while determining the agency’s ability to meet those needs in the facility or home care setting.

  • Initiates and maintains communication regarding the patient’s care/needs with the patient/family, physician, clinical leader, case manager, facility staff, and other disciplines as appropriate.

  • Delivers nursing care to patients in their facility or home setting, utilizing appropriate available resources.

  • Involves the patient / caregiver or facility staff in developing and carrying out the plan of care.

  • Teaches and demonstrates care to the patient / caregiver or facility staff in the facility or home setting.

  • Evaluates and documents the patient’s physical and emotional reactions to treatments, care, and medications in the patient record.


Full Time 72hrs pay period with 12hr shifts. Will cover holidays that fall on scheduled days. Call is shared within team. May trade shifts with RNs working other days of the week.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current RN license is required.

  • BSN preferred.

  • Hospice and Palliative Care Certification preferred.

  • Must have demonstrated nursing competence in a health care setting for two years.

  • Caring for terminally ill patients/families, Hospice or home care nursing experience is preferred.

Position Highlights and Benefits:

  • Education asistance offered

  • Effective Day 1 Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, and more) for positions 16 hours per week or greater

  • Competitive wages; including weekend and night differentials

  • Generous paid time off program

  • Retirement Savings program with employer match starting on Day 1

$15,000 Sign On Bonus

Ministry/Facility Information:

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center provides expert health care to 15 counties.

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center ( is a 342 bed, regional referral teaching hospital in Mason City, Iowa. MercyOne New Hampton Medical Center ( is an 11 bed, rural access hospital in New Hampton, Iowa. Our service area spans 15 counties across northern Iowa and southern Minnesota. We serve a population over 260,000.

With more than 3,000 colleagues and a medical staff of almost 500 physicians and allied health professionals, MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center is the largest employer in the region.

MercyOne Medical Group – North Iowa is part of Iowa’s largest multispecialty clinic systems. In north Iowa, our clinics are made up of more than 25 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics.

Legal Information

All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of references, background checks, pre-employment physical, drug screen and post offer exam.

EEO Employer F/M/Veteran/Disabled

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), VEVRAA, and Section 503, should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center, please call Human Resources at (641) 428-7287 or email us at

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran