Every nurse in a hospice has definitive roles and responsibilities to follow. We have nurse practitioners, RNs, LVNs, case managers, etc. The case manager is responsible of handling the role of the coordinator between the patient, the family, and the nursing team that is taking care of them.
A nurse in a hospice has the same responsibilities similar to a nurse working in a hospital or in a nursing home. In addition, hospice nurses go the extra mile supporting their patients during their end of time emotionally and physically.
The nurses at Hospice of the South Coast, provide hands-on care to patients either in their home or any other place as required.
As part of their responsibilities: